Sebastian Mullaert’s four-on-the-floor music for modern trance dance rituals fills a unique and extremely elegant universe of sound – yet it’s a closed system. So it’s amazing to hear the Swedish producer doing something truly groundbreaking again. Working with musicians of the Tonhalle Orchester Zürich, he went far beyond the scope of some classical musicians…
Ólafur Arnalds, the Icelandic trailblazer of Neo Classical music, gives us a stunning first impression of his new album. Stunning because of the music which vibrates with the unique virtuosity that made the young composer a protagonist of the genre; and stunning because of the ethereal trip that fills the visible wavelengths of ‘Woven Song’.
Lokke serves up a generous dose of sunlit dopeness and mellow downtempo goodness.
Last Moday Ennio Morricone, arguably the greatest film music composer of the modern era, died age 91. In honour of his vast body of work and peerless skill for evocation, musician and writer James Balmont compiled a small selection of his catalogue in this mix. Via Crack Magazine.
Skimming some cream off the rich goodness that is the Beach Diggin’ compilation series, Quetzal provides us with 55 minutes of sunkissed mellowness.
An album tells a lot about the character of the musician/s who produced it. However, a mixtape can be just as personal because it channels sonic emotions and aural atmospheres through the filter that is the human mind of the person who created it. Also, it speaks volumes about the musical horizion of this person.…
Visual bizarreness, aural beauty: A wonderful statement about the time we live in, brought to us by Parisian quality label Heavenly Sweeteness.
“Headphones on (it only works with headphones), eyes close, and you’ll be somewhere entirely different!” A truly great electronic music producers of our time goes 3D. The sound of Max Cooper has been pushing boundaries for quite some time already, his albums and live mixes are highly immersive listening experiences. Now he takes us one…
A cinematic mix of Ambient and Electronica by Wanderwelle, clearly living up to the name of the label / podcast series.
A man who needs no introduction, keeping up his mellow end-of-year tradition.
A name that brings back Nag Champa flavoured memories of days spent between flourescent depictions of mushrooms and eleves: Bluetech. The North American artist had quite a unique sound already 15 years ago, when his mellow Downtempo Psychedelia were released on quality imprints like Aleph Zero or Interchill. Pleasure to hear that he didn’t lose…
Bass-heavy grooves with a jazzy edge, recorded live at 3000Grad Festival 2019. You’ll need some proper speakers or headphones to feel it.
A Strangely Isolated Place shares a great recollection of some of the Ambient, Downbeat and mellow Electronica goodness that made 2018 another year of fantastic new music.
One hour of mellow dopeness.
One hour of music that has been resonating with my soul during these past years, most of which I spent in the close proximity of great bodies of salt water.
Fourty-two songs from a wild range of music genres, sampled and mixed together into a one-hour cinematic journey: Den Sorte Skole do their thing.
It’s been real quiet around German producer Astroboter. So quiet actually that one might have thought he drifted into oblivion. However, now he’s back – and he didn’t lose his touch. This excellent mix is an appetizer for his forthcoming album Form & Void, to be released on 19th January 2018. And if it is…
Think what you want about Christmas- Nils Frahm’s Xmas Mixtapes are just beautiful to listen to, and the 2017 edition is no exception.
More than one hour of laid-back diversity mixed by Griff, the Australian master of Glitch Hop.
Kabanjak keeps them dope beats rolling: In the run-up to his promising new album ‘A Map Of The Unconscious‘ the German beatmaker drops a new mixtape that is varied as it is melodic and deep.