Tape Tuesday: Olli Aarni – Muovia

Finland’s own Olli Aarni is back with a new tape on the always excellent and top notch Australian imprint Preservation. ‘Muovia’ (which translates to ‘plastic’) features two side length movements of Aarni’s whispy trademark treatments of plundered goodness inspired by the lazy river vibes found on dusty New Age tapes and records. All this, and […]

Tape Tuesday: Quartz Safari – Syzygy

Quartz Safari put out one of the best ambient tapes of 2013. Now, the Olso/New Jersey duo has dropped a new tape on Ginjoha out of Japan that further explores their trademark cosmic atmospherics while expanding their sonic palette with, wait for it, time signatures. Drum loops and grooves in the vein of a more […]

Tape Tuesday: Part Wild Horses Mane On Both Sides

Fans of samurai films, kabuki theatre and sound design take note. Part Wild Horses Mane On Both Sides is releasing two full length recordings on two separate UK labels simultaneously: ‘Aulos’ Second Reed’ and ‘Oh Sylvia’ on the always excellent Tombed Visions and the fantastically minimal Sacred Tapes respectively. All told, you have over an […]

Ande Somby w/ Chris Watson – Yoiking With The Winged Ones LP

Ande Somby, is a yoiker (someone who yoiks.) A yoik, according to indigenous Finno-Ugric oral traditional, is one of the longest living musical traditions in Europe. Somby’s yoiks, or songs, are collected here amidst the birds and mountain passages of the Arctic with the help of field recorder extraordinaire Chris Watson. The movements on the […]

Áine O’Dwyer – Music For Church Cleaners Vol. I & II 2xLP

The title of this record pretty much speaks for itself and it sounds like what you might expect. Solo pieces for pipe organ recording during the hours in which the church is being cleaned. Sounds basic, but its actually quite entrancing. The solemn improvisations provided by O’Dwyer are perfectly married to the gentle clacks of […]

Jon Mueller & Duane Pitre – Inverted Torch LP

It’s encouraging to see artists creating works that require intimate listening in a time when you can effortless fly through and entire digital library with ease and never truly listen to any of it. ‘Inverted Torch’ finds Mueller (Death Blues, Volcano Choir) and Pitre (who used to skate for Alien Workshop if you can believe […]

Al Cisneros – Empty Tomb b/w Sepulcher Dub 7″

David V. D’Andrea, illustrator extraordinaire, is now releasing music in addition to his amazing drawings and prints via his Samaritan Press imprint. First up: dubby spirituals from Al Cisneros of OM/Sleep fame that are in line with his most recent solo material. Out-there-somewhere melodies, ghostly vocals and steady beats. The 7”s themselves have all kinds […]

Tape Tuesday: Sunshine Ltd.

Two new tapes from Florida’s Sunshine Ltd. are available. This time around both releases are from Brooklyn based artists Billy Gomberg and the duo of Taylor Burton & Andy C. Jenkins. Gomberg provides some glacial drones and the Burton/Jenkins duo get ritualistic with some manipulated gamelan explorations. Both tapes have arrived just in time for […]

Alice Coltrane – A Monastic Trio LP

Proper vinyl reissue of the debut album from Alice Coltrane featuring all your favorite players from John’s group. Truly spiritual music that deserves to live on in the form of lovely vinyl editions so if you don’t have a copy yet then we highly urge you to buy one from superiorviaduct.com or why not tack it onto […]

Popol Vuh Reissues

Updated 04/06/2014: These are all in stock at fusetronsound.com, don’t pass it up again. It makes me literally *cringe* to think that I have to spend $200 to own these Popol Vuh reissues, but it makes me *cringe* even more to think that I might miss out on them. These are limited to 500 and […]