Harold Budd

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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 »

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 »

isolatedmix 44 – Kaito aka Hiroshi Watanabe

Hiroshi Watanabe has been releasing records since 1996, with styles ranging from deep house to his more recognized ambient/electronica works on Kompakt under the guise of Kaito. A stalwart for the label for the past twelve years, Hiroshi has clocked up no less than eight albums and recently released the rather brilliant ‘Less Time Until … Continue reading »

Passing by: Lunar Testing Lab, Manual, Billow Observatory, Futuresequence and inputJunkie

It’s been over six months since we last heard from Lunar Testing Lab, and by all accounts Eric has been on another planet cooking up this superb ambient release in preparation for the coming season. It’s rare to hear this approach from LTL, and this album is his first focused piece in the genre, keeping … Continue reading »

isolatedmix 26 – Loscil: Waterborne

I often struggle to put together introductions for isolatedmix contributors. Not only have most of the artists been featured on the site many times before, but you’ll often find that talent easily precedes reputation and words just don’t do them justice in many instances. But, seeing as i’ve wished for Loscil‘s contribution to the isolatedmix … Continue reading »