There’s a metallic sheen to almost every sound, a crystalline clarity and high-frequency resonance that sounds decidedly 4K – this may be ambient music, but there’s no nebulous clouds of fuzzed-out synthesis fogging up the stereo field.
We’re glad to premiere the music video for a beautiful cut from Walrus Ghost & Max Frankl album “Downing Still Life” – shot and directed by Brendan Gilliam all in Super 8, this one’s a BoC-reminiscent trip into memory’s deepest emotional recesses, a gently contemplative piece soaked in the warm orange glow of nostalgia.
Francis Harris returns to his imprint Scissor & Thread to present his first solo material in three years. His new EP, the eagerly awaited ‘Minor Forms’, features two original tracks from Harris’ own hand, complemented by two remixes from IDO co-founder Valentino Mora, who delivers his first reworks ever since shifting monikers.
Amsterdam duo Beesmunt Soundsystem deploy a wide-spanning palette of exotica-infused electronics, toasty grooves and further downtempo oddities sure to warmly offset the harsh cold outside. They also discuss their recent trip to Japan. Lock in, grab a plaid and pour yourself a fresh cup of green tea.