Amidst the icy winds of tribal drones and pagan folk rituals, there are moments of mystical serenity in the music of Natural Snow Buildings, like serendipitously finding warm shelter while lost in a punishing blizzard.
Style: Drone, Free Folk, Drone-Folk
Vibe: Ritualistic, Winter, Tribal, Cold, Pagan, Eerie, Mysterious, Mystical, Witchy, Sombre
Musical Attributes: Droney, Percussive, Loops, Atmospheric, Lo-fi
Rituals of the Moonlit Wood is a 100-minute vinyl mixtape for those unafraid to venture into the depths of the shadowy unknown….featuring nocturnal and ritualistic music of the acid-folk, drone, and experimental varieties.
Originally released on CD in 1996 on Young God Records First vinyl pressing (2018) Format: LPx4
Originally released in 2004 on Ipecac Robotic Empire Reissue (2005) Format: LPx2
Released in 2004 on Young God Records Format: LPx2
Style: Drone-Rock, Dark Ambient. Experimental
Vibe: Suspenseful, Eerie, Atmospheric, Slow, Haunting, Dark, Psychedelic, Mysterious,
Musical Attributes: Dissonant, Repetitive, Sparse, Instrumental, Noisy
Musicians: Stephen O’Malley (Sun O)))), Atsuo (Boris), William Herzog, Michio Kurihara
Released in 2011 on Software Records Format: LP
Released in 2016 on Blue Chopsticks/Drag City Recorded November, 2014 – July, 2015 Format: LP
Originally released in 2009 on Invada Records Temporary Residence Reissue Format: LP
Originally released in 1998 on Virgin Records Bootleg pressing Format: LPx2 Purchase (2017 Official Reissue)
Originally released in 1982 on Editions EG 2018 audiophile reissue on Virgin Records Format: LPx2, 45rpm Half-Speed Mastered
Released on Ideological Organ in 2017 Format: LPx2
Released in 2014 on Southern Lord Recordings Format: LP
Originally released in 2001 on Capital Records 2008 Pressing Format: 10″x2
Released in 2007 on Eclipse Records Format: LP Includes 12″x24″ insert
Released in 2011 on Blackest Rainbow Format: LPx2, 180g Ltd. to 750 copies
Originally released in 1979 on Piano Records 2016 Modern Classics pressing on Light I’m the Attic Records Format: LP, includes … More
Released in 2002 on Holy Mountain Format: LP
While the music on Zeit feels motionlessly suspended in the empty vastness of space, the music on Phaedra seem to discover a swampy alien planet, Pulsing sequencers, dramatic mellotrons, airy flutes, and sweeping synthesizers are drenched in strange echoes and reverbs to create suspenseful alien soundscapes.
Darkly cinematic rock instrumentals with some creeping, Dostoevskian vibes. This is probably the most meticulous and progressive album I’ve heard from these guys, who are always finding new ways of funneling their omnivorous library of influences into their dramatic and atmospheric psych rock stylings.
Released in 2017 on Black Truffle Records Recorded live on October 28, 2014 at SuperDeluxe Tokyo by Masahide Ando Format: … More
Released in 2014 on Invada Records Format: LPx2 Tannum Brown vinyl, limited to 1000 copies
Released in 2015 on Drag City Composed using Ben Chasny’s Hexadic System
On Towards Language, Norweigan trumpeter Arve Henriksen creates a blend of meditative and suspenseful ambient-jazz, demonstrating a more soothing side to his playing than his noisier output with electro-acoustic improvisers Supersilent.
Categorization and comparison are the least of lojii’s worries, instead prioritizing creative expression and finding spiritual truth and power in this dimly lit dystopia. He delivers his prophetic words with a focused, unwavering determination, while the beats are gritty and nocturnal with their open percussion, eerie synths, and negative space. Don’t miss out on this one.
Originally released in 1980 on Vengeance Records 2007 Secretly Canadian Reissue Format: LP Review Bobb Trimble’s 1980 debut (originally released … More
Saxophonist Colin Stetson and violinist Sarah Neufeld employ innovative performance techniques, mutating ostinatos and an atmospheric sense of texture to compose minimalist compositions that are as brooding and haunting they are hypnotically beautiful.
Album Information: Released in 2013 on Mexican Summer Hand numbered: 777/1000 Format: LP
Album Information: Released in 2014 on Mexican Summer Hand numbered: 139/1000 Format: 12″ EP
Album Information: Released in 2017 on Blue Chopsticks Records (Imprint of Drag City Records) Eli Keszler – Drums, Percussion (Tracks … More