This artist is featured in Update #079:
Lauer, Actress, Maya Jane Coles, Lazer Sword
As if to salute the northern hemisphere's arrival of Spring, our virtual shelves have been filled to the brim with fantastic music this month, culminating in today's 100+ new releases. For our star-studded Essentials we've done our best to narrow down the more...
Two poster boys of modern classical music team up for a three-track EP. On 'Stare' Ólafur Arnalds and Nils Frahm underpin their compositions with a surprising amount of electronic sequencing. Blissful ambient on side A and more sombre moods on side B provide perfect Sunday listening pleasures.
This artist is featured in Update #077:
Mouse On Mars, Regis, Terranova, Burial
If it weren't for today's free bonus day we would have had to miss out on a few amazing releases this February: Regis' three-volume 'Complete Works' for instance or Edward's debut album on White Music, which have just barely made the deadline for this month's more...
24 February 2012
Ólafur Arnalds arrives on the big screen with his soundtrack to the Demi Moore starring film 'Another Happy Day'. But fear not: Your cherished Icelandic composer has not succumbed to Hollywood opulence. This is a fragile and intimate album of elegiac chamber music. Simply beautiful.
This artist is featured in Update #028:
Nils Frahm, Luke Abbott, Hildur Gudnadottir
We cast our eye on the field of experimental music this week, ranging from neo-classical and ambient styles to electronica and abstract sound art. Recent highlights include the fragile piano pieces of Nils Frahm, the charming low-fi work of Luke Abbott, and more...
This artist is featured in Feature #098:
Our Favourite Albums Of 2010 For A Special Price
It's time to celebrate the hot summer season with a big Summer Sale! Quench your thirst for awesome music with 100+ essential albums from 2010, available now for a special price until the end of August. From Actress to Rudy Zygadlo, from Ellen Allien to more...
30 April 2010
Ólafur Arnalds combines neo-classical compositions with a distinct pop music approach, and doesn't shy away from adding occasional rock drums to his subtle chamber music pieces. Not a bad thing, even if we prefer his sublime beatless tracks. Now including a lovely cel-shaded video!
This artist is featured in Update #019:
Redshape, Actress, Trentemøller
One of the most significant months in many labels' release schedule, the month of May has blessed us with a vast amount of excellent releases. Flying Lotus' 'Cosmogramma' and Actress' 'Splazsh' weigh in as strong contenders for an Album Of The Year title, more...