Edinburgh based producer Neil McDonald aka Lord Of The Isles has an uncanny knack for creating music with an incredible sense of fullness. Early releases, such as
Fresh off a “private and introverted” full-length delivery from Swiss producer Ripperton and solid second offering from REKIDS affiliate Toby Tobias, LA-based imprint ESP Institute announced an
Although there is a rising sentiment that everyone and their dog is now listening to ambient, Ripperton’s ‘Sight Seeing’ LP on ESP Institute has been a constant companion for myself over the past couple of months. In a high volume, high consumption world, an album being as tenacious as ‘Sight Seeing’ is something to truly value.
Turning up in our podcast series at the 266th position, Cleveland lays down a fitting hour-long skein of photosensitive music, neatly fusing his love for dreamy soundscapes and further daring exploratory sonics. In the interview below, Andrea goes into his collaboration with John Talabot’s label, the cathartic side of music production and Berghain memories.
Lord Of The Isles has turned his hand to a full length, working closely with Californian based ESP Institute to distil a wide selection of tracks from the past few years into ‘In Waves’. For a man without any academically noticeable ‘talent’ for music the resulting album is, quite simply, excellent.
We sat back with the Israeli born, Berlin-based producer Moscoman as he talks up production modus operandi and getting outside of his comfort zone. We’re also glad to share the italo-indebted rollercoaster ‘Losing My Wedge’, a wild arpeggiated tune that shall make some heavy damage on the dancefloor.