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Review – Various Artists – Noise Bombing – Local Time | Green

Yeah I Know It Sucks

Artists: various
Title: Local Time | Green by Noise Bombing
Keywords: experimental noise Indonesia
Label: Noise Bombing

Are you ready to have your imagination stimulated by a diverse group of artists that knows exactly how to pickle your senses through sound and music? All willing to take you into multiple adventures, escapades and unknown sceneries normally reserved for real life adventurers? Well, this is your chance as this compilation is dropping you off in multiple settings that you probably did not think to be finding yourself in!

It all starts with SARANA who comes at us like a low lying tiger that reaches slowly but surely towards its prey. In this case this must be us; clearly completely unaware with whatever it is that awaits when SARANA strikes. With the slippery ease of a snake and the industrialism of a mechanic on a respective job this comes closer and closer…

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Review Reblog – Shadow of a Shadow by Cyanching —

Shadow of a Shadow by Cyanching
By TJ Norris – Toneshift – August 10, 2019

 

Cyanching | Shadow of a ShadowBezirk Tapes (CS/DL) From London-based Taiwanese composer Cyanching comes an ear-catching debut. Her work, at least at first, comes off subtle with a shroud of harmony slowly emerging from a quiet space. Perhaps Shadow of a Shadow is the sonoric equivalent to mise en abîme, as it transmits what sound […]

via Shadow of a Shadow by Cyanching —

 

” “I try to redefine sampling,” she explains. “If I like a sound, I don’t just record it, I try to recreate it. If I love a bassline on a track for example, I try to play it myself and capture the qualities that attract me. By doing that you create a new sound within an old pattern.”

Reblog – Mohrer – Guilt of Man — Yeah I Know It Sucks

Artist: Mohrer Title: Guilt of Man Keywords: experimental ambient dark ambient noise occult seattle vocal vocal noise London Label: Dubbed Tapes The seductive sound of the unknown has coming out from under the gravel. As attractive as it was sounding to my ears I had to go in and check it all out. There I […]

via Mohrer – Guilt of Man — Yeah I Know It Suck

 

Re listening to –

Experimental, ambient, dark ambient, noise, occult, vocal

“…improvised and intuitive exploration of Humanity Realizing Itself as we come to terms with the nature of our species on the Earth.”

Sound Propositions 016: Félicia Atkinson — a closer listen

It is an honor to present this extended conversation with Félicia Atkinson, whose latest record, The Flower and The Vessel, has just been released on Shelter Press. We discuss her multifaceted art practices, her musical formation, the importance of running an independent press, and the power inherent in stones. Sound Propositions is an ongoing, semi-regular […]

via Sound Propositions 016: Félicia Atkinson — a closer listen

This is a wonderful in depth long read for a Sunday or any day afternoon.

ICYMI – Heejin Jang – Trouble in the Camp — Yeah I Know It Sucks

At the moment, I am in semi offline state trying to get some projects of my own finished. However, I will not be abandoning things completely and anyway it gives me a good chance to finally post things that have mysteriously been left in my drafts, for a long time.

Let’s begin with this excoriating in a good way release from 2017 –

 

Artist: Heejin Jang Title: Trouble in the Camp Keywords:electronic experimental avant-garde experimental indie rock noise psychedelic rock synth United States Label: Doom Trip Unleashed on the special day of spookiness, the one that people named ‘Halloween’ are the fearful sounding spooky sounds from ‘Trouble in the Camp’ by Heejin Jang. It is best to hear […]

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Review Reblog – Angelina Yershova ~ CosmoTengri

This has been on my listening list since I read this review, thank you A Closer Listen.

a closer listen

We all have some idea of what the words “shamanistic” and “ritual” mean in the context of music, and in general they’re associated to clear-cut rhythms and repetitive structures thanks to certain historical connections with the African diaspora. But Angelina Yershova comes from a context where those words translate into practices different from those ecstatic meditations many of us have come to identify as ritualistic. CosmoTengri is a collage of “cosmos” and “Tengri”, which is the ancient Turkic/Mongolian word for a deity, the “Blue Eternal Heaven”. As if the sky wasn’t enough, the fusion of the words has a universal aim, emphasizing the sheer vastness of a world that the self-mythologization of reason has endeavored to expropriate, to take all it can without ever giving back. Constantly referring to nature via track titles, the album leads the listener towards environmental communion through a different path to those that entail a…

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Review Reblog – Seffi Starshine – Goddess of the Calm Waters — Yeah I Know It Sucks

Artist: Seffi Starshine Title: Goddess of the Calm Waters Keywords: dark drone ambient electronic ambient dark ambient dark drone drone drone ambient drone dark ambient experimental edm vaporwave witchwave Portland Label: Girly Girl Musik To battle the kind drunkenness of too much dangerous Belgian beers I went into a wonderful land created by Seffi Starshine. […]

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“Something that comes at us from a different dimension, one way bigger than life, like an enigmatic untouched force that covers our entire hearing range completely, embracing everyone like a miraculous motherly force that feels protective and gentle at the same time”….Beautifully said.