Ambient & Chilled

This category contains 490 posts

isolatedmix 48 – Gidge

Atomnation, the Berlin-based label helmed by Applescal and Guido Hollaers, has slowly but surely introduced us to an undercurrent of young burgeoning producers over the past couple of years. Recent releases from David Douglas and Gidge, have truly separated the label from the extensive world of electronica being released right now and Gidge’s debut release … Continue reading »

Neither scene nor heard: a journey through ambient music

I’ve seen a few articles over the past few years detailing the best ambient albums, the state of ambient or the return of ambient, and whilst they’re often very positive for the genre, the artists and every other person involved in making this type of music, I can’t help but feel a bit empty after reading … Continue reading »

Manual – Selected Remixes, Rarities and Unreleased Tracks 2007​-​2014

Jonas Munk‘s pseudonym’s may have changed over the years, but there will always be one that hits home with me. From his work with Ulrich Schnauss on ‘Epic’ in 2010, to his more dreamy ambient guise as Billow Observatory (along with Jason Kolb of Auburn Lull), it was his work as Manual that I first … Continue reading »

A Silent Season showcase in Seattle

I had travelled about an hour out of Vancouver last Friday morning to meet up with Jamie McCue and Dan Anthon. Jamie is the founder and curator of Silent Season, a small ambient and dub techno imprint based in Canada’s Comox Valley and Dan is the mastermind behind the label’s visual aesthetic. Drawing from the … Continue reading »

Todos – Kilchurn Session XI

After nine mixes that date back to the very start of ASIP, todos finally graced the isolatedmix series with his tenth edition (isolatedmix 42) last December. It’s no surprise that it’s taken nearly a year for the next mix to come around; his meticulous attention to detail and track selection that defines the traits of … Continue reading »