Ambient & Chilled

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isolatedmix 47 – Leandro Fresco

I never imagined an artist doing a second isolatedmix, but then again I never imagined the series would grow this big, or that the submissions would be this good. Leandro Fresco originally contributed to the series over two years ago in January 2012, with a selection of beautiful ambient music; including many inspirations for his … Continue reading »

36 – Shadow Play (After Dark Reprise) – Sonae Remix

The initial inspiration for 36′s ‘Shadow Play’ album, ‘Heather Spa’ marked the culmination of Dennis Huddleston’s personal trilogy in December 09, with the After Dark Reprise mix of ‘Shadow Play’ closing out his Places Series EP. Like the embers burning years after the fire that destroyed the moor detailed in the release, this particular track … Continue reading »

Substrata 1.4 in review

This was my second year in a row making the trip up to Seattle for Rafael Anton Irisarri’s Substrata Festival, but this year, I approached it a little differently. Whereas last time I put together a festival preview and spent time looking into the artists’ involved, last year had afforded me enough trust in what … Continue reading »

isolatedmix 46 – The Green Kingdom

Like a consistent undercurrent, there’s some artists that seem to have been around for years, cropping up with beautiful releases and never failing to please, never straying too far from their craft and consistently earning respect from likeminded producers and listeners. Michael Cottone is one of them. Hailing from Detroit, he dig deeps to find … Continue reading »

Passing By: Sub.Made, Desove, Dave Wesley, Inigo Kennedy, Inner Ocean Records

Sub.Made – Memories Sublime Porte does not adhere to a strict release schedule, but the Turkish netlabel has consistently offered quality free lossless music for years. Istabul’s Ismail Genc (Havantepe) is responsible for most of the operations and keeps it particularly tuned to the deeper side of techno. Their latest sees Germany’s Sub.Made break out … Continue reading »