Time to break the silence. Have to admit that I haven’t been very active with this blog of mine lately but I’m still here. This was the very first album that arrived to my household at 2018, Richard Houghten’s beautiful folktronica/acoustic album called “Along The Coast”. Some of you already know that I’m a big fan of his music and I have been quite lucky with purchasing his albums (very limited pressings). I knew from the very first tune I […]
Woah!! Latest recording by Richard Houghten, album titled “All Guitars 2”. If you haven’t ever heard of this artist, I suggest you to check out his works. I already have several of Houghten’s albums & 7-inches (few seven-inches still missing) and with every new release he manages to surprise me. Folktronica, instrumental, experimental, acoustic guitars.. and this time we can hear some cover versions from Aphex Twin, DJ Shadow, Bonobo etc. Damn, I love his records. Managed to grab a […]
It’s acoustic, it’s (neo)folk and I still love these tunes. Once again one of those artists I have never heard before. This one I found via Throne Records, listened few tunes and I just had to purchase the album. I’m not that familiar with this genre but that does not prevent me to listen music like this. Either you like this record or you don’t, that’s just how it is. Bought my copy from Throne Records, green colored is limited to […]
Few weeks ago I got this beauty via post. I missed this one when it was available (all Richard’s releases sell out within hours). I really like this artist and I always try to grab whatever he is releasing but sometimes it’s really hard because of time difference. Few times I have woke up in the morning just to notice that something has been announced and sold out while I have been counting sheep. With this one I was more […]
This may be the most beautiful electro acoustic, drone/ambient/folk release I have ever heard. Months ago I got this press kit to my email from Lost Tribe Sound.. Listened & pre-ordered the vinyl, yeah it was that easy. I got this physical copy last week and I’m more and more convinced that this release from Western Skies Motel will be on my to 3 as this year draws to a close. It’s that stunning, amazing & beautiful piece of art. Limited […]
This one also came earlier this week, Seabuckthorn and album called “They Haunted Most Thickly”. I ordered this almost a year ago and release of this beautiful vinyl delayed just because of pressing plant which had problems delivering it on time. But now it’s finally here and I can’t picture better album for this gloomy Sunday morning. Cinematic, acoustic, atmospheric, intensive folk influenced record.. in other words, stunning beauty. Limited to 300 copies and available directly from the artist or […]
Speechless.. never heard of this instrument (cupola) Lauri Wuolio is playing on this record, but it sounds way too mesmerizing to even exist. This record floats somewhere beyond ambient & world music, and I can’t find words to describe it. Just check out what Lauri himself has to say about his instrument. Limited to 300 copies and I honestly recommend this, one of my best discoveries via BandCamp, ever. Available from the source, Kumea Sound’s BC page. Check the video below.. — […]
During this week I have received few interesting records indeed. Let’s start with this on from Richard Houghten. All Guitar, latest vinyl release from this folktronica artist (limited to 40 copies on lathe-cut clear vinyl). Little hard to describe his music.. words like acoustic, experimental, folktronica, instrumental can be used when fitting this one to some genre. Beautiful record once again from Richard and I’m damn lucky that I managed to grab this one before it was sold out. Keep […]
Here I’m rubbing my hairy & dirty hands together with a smile on my face. Yes, I managed to purchase this latest lathe-cut seven-inch from Richard’s BandCamp site. This tiny record is filled with “folktronica”, like artist himself describes his music, and I just love his acoustic-downtempo-instrumental-folk. Title track is composed for the Transworld skating film Open Horizon and the video can be seen on the bottom of this page. Limited run of 30 copies has sold out, sadly. But you […]
Hahaa, and here it is as I wished last February, a full-length album from Richard Houghten! I like this one, a lot. Folktronica is the name of the game here and you must listen for your self to find out what it means. This album is limited to 100 copies and available from his BandCamp site (at this very moment there seems to be only two copies available though..) and 6 random orders will have his (already sold out) lathe […]
And then comes The Memory Band. Never heard of this band before but it did not took that long to purchase this seven-inch. That’s how it goes when you here something interesting. Electronic-acoustic-folk-pop-rock-or-something but damn it sounds awesome. Limited to 100 hand-numbered copies on lathe-cut vinyl and sadly.. seems to be sold out, sorry :( — —
“Paved in bone, blessed are these highways that carry us home…” Is this the record I have been waiting for all my life, is this the one? I surely don’t know but we are close, so close.. I came across with this album while surfing trough BandCamp and it was love at first “sight”. Later I discovered that I already have heard her voice numerous times while spinning Windhand’s latest album.. Well, sometimes it goes like this. Awesome solo album. […]
Hmm.. what can I say.. I just love acoustic guitars (as I love violin, cello, piano etc..) and there’s certainly something addicting on this album by Nick Jonah Davis. House Of Dragons is his second full-length and I like it, a lot. Still I’m no one to say anything about this album but damn, I trust my ears and my ears love these sounds, notes & the atmosphere on this album. Instrumental it is, experimental mixture of folk, country and […]
Look what I got here, latest album from Terminal Sound System. And yes, I really like this strange record with acoustic guitars, haunting vocals and most of all this totally weird mixture of drone/synth/doom/everything.. It took a while to understand the beauty of all this and now I just want to hear more of these twisted tunes. Nice, really nice one. These clear copies are limited to 150 pieces and available from Denovali. If you prefer your vinyl on black, they […]
This is one of those albums that leaves you breathless just because of it’s so damn beautiful. Acoustic guitars and Mary’s voice.. that’s all you need. Accidentally I came across with this album while checking out does Important Records have something new coming up. And surely they did, this debut album from this awesome duo. I remember reading about pressing info of this album but I can’t remember how many copies have been pressed, like I even care because I […]
Woah! I didn’t see this coming. I know that Fluid Audio released this on CD last year but I skipped that automatically because of the “wrong” format. Damn I’m happy that I purchased this now on vinyl, released by another awesome record label, Denovali. And once again I gambled, bought this without hearing a note before today (little white lie here, actually I did listen few seconds from the first track before I purchased this) .. I’m in love with […]
Oh and today I finally received that second parcel from Blackest Rainbow (took a little longer to arrive but now it’s here where it should be). Well, let’s see what we got here.. That much I already know that these are quite experimental albums and that really is the most interesting part :) —————————————————————————————————————— OWL XOUNDS EXPLODING GALAXY – Splintered Visions, LP (limited to 250 copies) BRR223, 2011 And this first one is totally free jazz, free improvisation and.. and […]
Got a package from Blackest Rainbow today and I have to say that I’m pretty breathless now.. :D (actually my tolerance for strange music/noise is reaching its limits hahaa..) But I like this journey. Blackest Rainbow is having a sale and they are selling these records with ridiculously low price tags. Well, with prices like that I couldn’t resist and I ordered few records (these are from the first shipment, the other one is still on its way). Lets go! […]
Then something totally different for today. This arrived also today and now we are talking about music played with piano. Record filled with fragile, beautiful sounds can’t go wrong. It’s funny that I haven’t come across with this artist until now. Nice one and I’m still happy that I managed to purchase this one. Oh, this is limited to 200 copies on black vinyl and first 40 copies came hand-numbered, signed by the artist and accompanied by a hand-written one […]
What a wonderful piece of vinyl (plus 70 minutes music on CD). I had no idea about this artist and I purchased this blindfolded just based on a recommendation. Well, not bad recommendation at all. This release is part one from series of four and I’ll certainly go for rest upcoming releases. This is abstract, ethereal psychedelic music with lot of heart on it. Just listening the CD, seventy minute cosmic journey there and back. This is limited to 150 […]
Thanks to Gabriele (again), for pointing out this awesome album. I watched just one youtube video from this duo and I had to purchase this album. Very strange dark-folk-country-acoustic-psychedelic record and these twisted tunes.. I can’t recommend this enough, You just need to hear this. Surely there are plenty of people who do not care about this record, and that is purely their lost. Oh, and thanks to Outer Battery Records for quick and secured shipping. This is limited to […]
Yes, finally this beauty came. I found this artist quite a time ago and ordered this album within minutes (because of record plant delays etc. it took little time to arrive). But now it’s finally here! I got this one on mp3 few months ago and have been listening this album quite much, and still I find this as astonishing as it was first time I came across with it. You just need to hear this one. This is limited […]
Hmm.. I nearly missed this one.. Beautiful record, it just took me little time to realize how gorgeous this is. Once again music for your headphones. Breathtaking beauty and nearly missed this.. huh. Limited to 350 copies. I bought my copy from Discogs (Angel-Records) and delivery took only one day (nearly 2500 km) plus customer service is exceptionally awesome. Very happy with this one. Recommended, both Rauelsson and Angel-Records.
Haa, this came today, hand numbered #928/1000. Why I bought this? Was it those lovely banjo tunes, was it influence of Twitter.. I do not know but this one sounds very nice, relaxing. Awesome soundtrack. If you about to get this, hurry. Available from Scissor Tail Records.
Bought this record few years ago after hearing few sounds from the record. This is kind of abstract post-everything album, acoustic improvisation. You can snag this album from Experimedia on sale there) if you like. I like a lot.
One little record that has very dark and disturbing post-apocalyptic atmosphere. I can’t remember where I ordered this one but I’m very clad that I did. Strange one, lovely one. This is available for example from Boomkat or World in Winter Recordings.
hmm.. Purchased this few years ago and still fascinated with these sounds. Some kind of dark-modern-classical-ambient-folk. I don’t know about pressing limitations but this is random multi-colored vinyl so every record is unique. Available from Experimedia, and it’s on sale there ($10.40). Recommended, highly.
This I got today. Ordered this from Important Records and I’m quite pleased with this, album is what I expected it to be.Contemporary and acoustic. This is limited to ??? but first 200 are pressed on blue vinyl. Available from Important Records.
This one came last week. I have been great Red House Painters fan for 20 years, since their second album ( I had that album those days and sold it to some scrappy second-hand record store.. well, I was studying those days and needed some money to buy beer..). I managed to pre-order this one, limited to 500 copies on this color, but something is missing.. Mark, oh Mark.. oh I miss that feeling when hearing “Grace Cathedral Park” for […]
Brilliant EP from Hidden Orchestra (Denovali release). There’s no problems to understand why this band has so big fan base. Denovali released this EP in two different formats. Normal version, 1×10″ limited to 500 copies on black vinyl. Limited version is 300 copies on this color and it’s double 10″. Limited version is sold out but normal version is available from Denovali.
This is fine album. Everyone has right to feel differently, but I personally love this album. There’s something haunting in this record, i just can’t explain that. Maybe it’s just his personal way of singing etc. This should be available nearly anywhere. So, what are you still sitting there?
And another excellent release from Miasmah. Kaboom Karavan and their “Barra Barra” album. This is also limited to 300 copies and on orange transparent vinyl. And I have to say that this music is not that easy to listen :) Experimental indeed. Available from also from Sonic Pieces.
Damn this is beautiful record. I have this “mission” to find a perfect recording and this goes so near, no words to describe.. as usual when I hear something like this record is. From Discogs you can find this for very reasonable prize. Listen..
Ltd. 250 Edition Orange Vinyl in hand-made Orange Box incl. threat-bound, hand-made 12-page Book plus 4 bonus tracks, poster, postcard. Signed by Peter himself. This came today and as you can imagine, I’m happy about it. And about the music itself, excellent record, brings back memories from summer.. You can try to reach for this album at Erased Tapes site
Former member of The Horrors (US) Paul Cary and his solo album. Dark, bluesy guitars and his howling voice.. what a combination. Tracks like “Iryna” and “ghost of the Man” there’s no words to define how much I like this album.. This is record for Sunday mornings, and every other morning too.