Category Archives: Ambient

DJ Marcelle – Another New Mess Meets Further Soulmates At Faust Studio Deejay Laboratory (Klangbad)

SH | Now here is vinyl vindication for my thoughts on the latest Bureau B material (see below). Original Faustian Krautrocker Hans Joachim Irmler combines with DJ Marcelle to do something which definitely isn’t stuck in ‘classic’ Kosmiche mode, to the … Continue reading

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Julianna Barwick – The Magic Place (Asthmatic Kitty)

SH | The Asthmatic Kitty compilation ‘To Spirit Back The Mews’ first opened my eyes to this label, who have just dropped this lovely, meditative gem. Part Deep Listening Band, part Cocteau Twins, The Magic Place neither soothes nor coos, … Continue reading

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Anthony Reynolds – The World Of Colin Wilson (Rocket Girl)

SH | Anthony Reynolds, along with key sidemen, including the very great Martin Carr, have backtracked this album of conversational snippets from Colin Wilson. Wilson was held aloft as the hip British autodidact of the 60s, tracking edgy ‘outsider’ geniuses, … Continue reading

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