Tag: ambient

17 Mar 2019

PULP LAB SXSW ’19 PICKS

By William Sheehan   Annoying // Dayne Jordan & Decap One of the more recent releases by Dayne Jordan and San Francisco’s Decap – real name Nicholas John Piantedosi. Decap’s a man in demand and – while we’re on the topic of annoyances, a follow up to this collaboration can’t come fast enough. Among Unlovers […]

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27 Nov 2018

William Basinski x Lawrence English’s Selva Oscura Enters The Ether of Collaborative Ambient Albums

William Basinski & Lawrence English Selva Oscura Temporary Residence Ltd. by Neil Weeks Among the best ambient releases of the year comes the collaborative debut from William Basinski and Lawrence English, Selva Oscura. Dedicated to acclaimed experimental filmmaker Paul Clipson, the music is primal, emotionally complex, and texturally sublime, honoring their friend with tremendous respect and living up to the […]

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13 Nov 2018

“Ur Eyez”: CLYDE x Mitch Pond Collaborate For Analog Feedback Looped Music Video – First Look

CLYDE  Homes  Dome of Doom Release date:  November 16, 2018 By Neil Weeks The underground has seen an exponential climb in sample-heavy beat makers since the early 2000s and close to two decades later, this growth continues. Whereas most are straying from the roots, only a few newcomers are bringing a tone as heavy and […]

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17 Oct 2018

SPINE // Blake Skowron & The Otherworldly Experimentations of His Debut LP for Dome of Doom

Blake Skowron Spine Dome of Doom Released October 16, 2018 By Neil Weeks Modern electronic music has splintered into an endless stream of forms, encapsulating degrees of experimentation that have put the genre into the forefront of musical innovation. In the path of the next generation of forward-thinking electronic producers comes Chicago’s Blake Skowron, launching his […]

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26 Jul 2018

An Essential Collection of Summer // Pulp Lab Playlist Summer 2018 

An Essential Collection of Summer // Pulp Lab Playlist July 2018 By William Sheehan Music streaming services had barely hit solid ground by the time they were generating a culture that thrived under a banner of manufactured ambience. An effort to counter the mellow timbre exists in the form of an audible companion to your […]

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03 Jul 2018

Q+A: Sunny Levine // Notions – 8 New Tracks

Sunny Levine Notions AlphaPup Records By William Sheehan It’s been about a decade since the first wave of post-indie’s rise and set. While the motion-blur evolution these movements envelope begins to slow, it has become evident that the culture of independent music is inching closer to the edges of arbitrary and purposefully obscure. It manifests […]

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12 May 2017

#PassiveListening: Geotic’s “Abysma” Is As Subtle as a Sunday Morning Ritual

Geotic “Nav” Abysma Ghostly International By John-Paul Shiver Will Wiesenfeld of Baths, who sometimes records under the moniker of Geotic, describes the side project as passive listening. “In a world driven by noise and distraction, Abysma is as subtle as a Sunday morning ritual, a tender epiphany in a bombastic firework show.” Will may be on to something there…in his self-directed […]

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