Field Recording

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Interview: Iran, influences and the making of Shallow with Porya Hatami

Porya Hatami is up there with one of my greatest musical finds in 2013. He follows a long line of ambient producers that use field recordings and live sampling as the base of their work, but there is something especially inviting about his music. The Iran-based producer has a relatively young discography, but his keen … Continue reading »

ASIP028 36 – Heather Spa

You’ll know by now that my appreciation for Dennis Huddleston’s 36 project is second to none. He’s one of those artists that you attach yourself to – with this ability to completely engross people in powerful, emotional and enigmatic music. Dennis has also been a big inspiration for me on the vinyl front too, releasing … Continue reading »

Kit – Leaps

Man of experimentation and found-sounds, Kit makes a welcome return with a new ambient EP. His first release since kicking off The ASIP Places Series with his Vietnam inspired journey (ASIP001), Kit is once again caught manipulating sound and effects, but this time dives into the rich territory of tape loops and vinyl samples. An ominous and … Continue reading »

isolatedmix 37 – Rafael Anton Irisarri: Substrata Edition

After moving to the USA, one of the very first things I did was ask Rafael Anton Irisarri if he was planning to host another Substrata Festival, in what would potentially be it’s 3rd edition. For two years ive sat and envied this festivals attendees, its ethos, its intimateness and of course its amazing lineup, … Continue reading »

Substrata 1.3 – Help make it happen

Substrata Festival, in Seattle (USA) is hoping to make its third edition come true this July and for anyone even remotely interested in ambient, modern-classical, drone or experimental music, this is one of the only weekend events in the world right now dedicated to these musical styles. It’s especially poignant for me as i’ve sat … Continue reading »