Lusine Icl

Language Barrier (Hymen)

“… outer-edges of atmospheric electronica, rhythmic structures, and textured tones…”

A flashback to Jeff McIlwain’s monumental album from 2007 which began my obsession with audiophile-grade electronica, hifi headphones, and sonically-rich atmospherics

Anton Belov

Piano Works II

… leaving impressions that won’t soon fade…

Delicate yet engrossing, the album brings the listener face to face with the past. Its enduring reverberations reach across the threshold of memory to reanimate touching details long forgotten that flicker back to life…

A Winged Victory for the Sullen

The Undivided Five (Ninja Tune)

…centered around the harmonic perfect fifth, the five senses, the divine interval…

Dynamic and intelligent music which rewards the patient listener while carrying enough emotional weight in its simplicity to be affecting for the listener short on time. In a world of tension, this is a deep breath and a reminder to slow down and take stock…

Grischa Lichtenberger

re: phgrp (Raster)

… electronic no longer cares to be separate from all-acoustic…

Grischa Lichtenberger’s music stands for broken rhythms, for high-density manipulations that emphasize the digital and fractal nature of its working process. A mindset that grew closer to contemporary jazz in recent years.

Lambert

True (Mercury KX)

… the only real truth is the listener’s perspective…

A brand new record from an enigmatic pianist which is playful and sombre, often composed of both, humour and drama, with a deep-focused emphasis on execution and sense…