Aseptic Void – “Ideazione di Contrasto” Album review (ambient/experimental)

The mind of an individual diagnoses with OCD (Obsessive Compulsive Disorder) is.... Well, it's very difficult to describe.  It can be painful and comfortable in the same breath.  It's very personal; like living in a prison that only you know about. Our offering today is one of the most haunting releases we've heard in some … Continue reading Aseptic Void – “Ideazione di Contrasto” Album review (ambient/experimental)

Interview: Finnish electro/noise artist Säröllä

Finland - not exactly what a noise fan might think of as the center-point of the genre.  So, we were intrigued and a bit surprised when we initially found Finnish artist Säröllä and his release Lopussa 1-8. As it turns out, we uncovered with his second release Kuumeuni that we have here a genre and style-defying artist who … Continue reading Interview: Finnish electro/noise artist Säröllä

Atrium Carceri & Herbst9 – “Ur Djupan Dal” Album Review (dark ambient/drone)

How two artists from different sides of the planet can create a contrast of intimacy and vastness that drifts the listener away from the dullness of daily life, I'll never know. But then again, perhaps we're not supposed to.  Perhaps like many albums, we're simply supposed to take the cinematic dark ambient piece for what … Continue reading Atrium Carceri & Herbst9 – “Ur Djupan Dal” Album Review (dark ambient/drone)

V/A – “Certified Dead” – Death Continues Records (noise/experimental)

From discomfort we oddly often find comfort.  From discord we sometimes find an odd sense of harmony outside the box.  From Death Continues Records we find a fantastic compilation album entitled Certified Dead. Certified Dead explores a number of terrains in the experimental/noise fields.  Some of the artists you'll find herein include Brighter Death Now, Sutcliffe Jugend, Genocide … Continue reading V/A – “Certified Dead” – Death Continues Records (noise/experimental)

Caroline K – “Now Wait For Last Year” Album (Reissue) Review (ambient/experimental)

I have to wonder, wherever Caroline's spirit is now, if she realizes how the one solo album she did publish now sounds like it was ahead of its time.  Moreover, it's the kind of album that is often imitated but rarely duplicated.  Our offering today is Now Wait For Last Year from Caroline K-a reissue from … Continue reading Caroline K – “Now Wait For Last Year” Album (Reissue) Review (ambient/experimental)