The wildly eclectic LP from Time Wharp has arrived, get your fill above and make sure to pick up the vinyl over at Astro Nautico.
The album reveals a patiently crafted sound rife with depth and subtle complexities. Previous releases, including 2012’s BLK EP for Astro Nautico, fitted simple sine and triangle tones to stripped down emotive beats and bass. On Time Wharp, Loggins extends this sonic signature to combine meditative synthesis with house and techno. The result is versatile, fueling dance floor excitement and introspective pause in equal share – a kinetic calm constantly at play with its own duality.
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Album Art by Alloy Studio
In preparation for their forthcoming EP, a follow up to their 2014 release Dimension, Chilean dream wave project ZEBRA 93 have released a collection of live renditions and outtakes titled Jamtape.
ZEBRA 93 plans a new collection of sun-drenched synth pop tunes scheduled for the second half of 2015, on London’s ENDMK.
CFCF will be releasing an LP on Joel Ford’s Driftless Recordings, the first taste is very sincere and studio session like, the recording is very roomie so in headphones you feel like its a personal concert in a sunlit glass dome.
This new Keep Shelley In Athens is sort of love/hate, I think the singer has finally found her voice, the production is there too but the male vox idea falls a bit on the stale side and adds a character to the music that makes the project feel like its a bit lost in its course.
Digging through some slightly older Terreke posts, found this reliable boy in the list.
A great interview of an ISO50 alumni Beamer went up on Urban Outfitters. The piece goes deep into his travels in his vintage Westfalia Van and includes a playlist that is near perfection.
You have a lot of personal affects on the dash…what always stays in the van?
Everything in the van got there on a trip…and never left. Some favorite items a Kachina doll from a roadside stop, some instant photos, and a little leather pouch full of my “spirit stones” that I got in Joshua Tree. The woman who was selling them picked out this assortment for me, one to help with sleep, one for stress.
via Urban Outfitters
One of Dial’s more exotic stylings is producer John Roberts, this is the sort of material that gets me excited, no gimmicks, fusion of interesting sounds and instrumentally pushing for something fresh and moving.
Vancouver’s 1080p label has carved their place in the lo-fi techno totem as one of the more reliable homes for quality, proving that point with their release from Journeymann Trax.
The man behind the Cafe Del Mar compilations releases a stunner of an LP, Jose Padilla revives Mediterranean infused electronics into class of its own with this release on International Feel.
The West Coast mid tempo veterans over at Dream Chimney are releasing edits on a new label American Standard, also check this stunner of a mix from Daniel T. who’ll be up to bat next on the release schedule.
Colorcast OOO2: Evvol by Iso50 on Mixcloud
Our 2nd installment of the ISO50 Colorcast Mix Series has been carefully put together by the lovely Berlin duo Evvol. Tons of gems in this one, just look at the tracklist below:
1. Harmony In Blue III – Tim Hecker
2. Holifernes – Grouper
3. B:/ Start Up – Blank Banshee
4. Do It Again (prod. NA) – Kelela
5. This Is What It Feels Like – BANKS
6. p u l l – Ricky Eat Acid
7. No Love – Evvol
8. Bunsen Burner – CUTS
9. Hiffle – Throwing Snow
10. The Way I Feel (Ana Caprix Mix) – Doss
11. Now And Forever – Massimilllano Pagliara
12. A Brain In A Bottle – Thom Yorke
13. Still Sleeping – Chrome Sparks
14. Gem Landing – Ellie Herring
15. Abrazo – Anthony Naples
16. Still Here – Claro Intelecto
Evvol – Eternalism
Out July 31st on K7! Records
Bless is the second album by Brooklyn-based producer, Portable Sunsets, released a little while ago via the brilliant Amsterdam based record label, Atomnation. While it took me a little while to actually sit down and listen to it properly, it’s safe to say that it has quickly become one of my favourite albums of the year. ‘Ledges’ and ‘Straylight’ are two of the most beautiful cuts from the album, inhabiting a fine space between soft aerated ambient music and languid danceability. The whole album is highly recommended.
Post by: Elaby Mackenzie.
I am a music blogger/enthusiast from Cape Town, South Africa.
Co-founder of Bluishvoid and contributor at Platform Magazine.