Episode Twenty-Nine is jam-packed to the brim with hallucinatory sonic bits and peculiar noise. While you may be unfamiliar with some of these artists we wouldn’t have it any other way when it comes to new releases that are merging from their own path on to the airwaves, even if it were originally recorded 65 […]

This is, I hope you don’t mind me saying, an extremely eclectic selection of works that were recently released while some are sneak peeks (er earfuls) slowly being rolled out between now and March. Enclosed are tracks that will beguile some, tease and taunt of distant pop, digital disturbances, edited field recordings and other radio-like […]

Sanr | KesifFlaming Pines (DL) It’s hard to fathom that this is a debut from a Turkish duo, Sanr have an incredibly seasoned sensibility, “inspired by word play as well as themes of loss and renewal.” To create this record they are wielding a Cura (a traditional Turkish instrument, from where they took their name) […]

Mark Vernon | An Annotated Phonography of ChanceMisanthropic Agenda (LP) Glasgow’s radio producer/sound artist Mark Vernon is about to release his follow-up to the incredible Ribbons of Dust (Flaming Pines, 2019). His sound is intensely intimate, one might think their own pipes are dripping as each droplet is painstakingly captured with precise fidelity. These ten […]

Rắn Cạp Đuôi | Degradation Flaming Pines (EP/DL) On June 26, 2019, the now trio Rắn Cạp Đuôi (Phạm Thế Vũ, Đỗ Tấn Sĩ, and Zach Sch) released Degradation. The latest of a discography spanning seven years, the collective has come a long way from both their 2012 maiden solo release, and their 2014 first proper […]

Footfalls – A Soundwalk Series Flaming Pines (USB/DL) This nifty gadget arrived in the mail looking like a compass in a little tin jewel box, and folding out into a usb fob emblazoned with a fully-fledged recording including three field recording compositions by Nick Luscombe, Maria Papadomanolaki and Virgilio Oliveira respectively.  This is appears to […]

To kick off my first reviews of June, here is a triple set of compilations that have come across the radar at Toneshift.  First is on a new label, Subject To Restrictions Discs.  The “Kampf Der Welten EP” is a sampler of sorts, a mission statement to showcase this fresh imprint that deals with synth-led […]

Kate Carr is a sound artist whose work investigates our relationship with the natural world, and explores place and non-place, being and imagining. Her music is often composed using field recordings and sounds sourced from location. Besides her recorded output and live performances, she has contributed to artist residencies that have taken her all over […]