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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 »

Ulrich Schnauss – A Long Way To Fall

The best thing about taking five weeks out from ASIP, is that the wait for Ulrich’s new album went a lot faster than I had hoped. Well, as I type, i’m a lucky so-and-so with it pumping through my headphones and i’ve just put my order in for the deluxe LP through Domino too. But… … Continue reading »

isolatedmix 28 – Crisopa

Santi Lizón is an artist i’ve had the pleasure of witnessing grow these past few years, and I like to think that he has inspired me along the way. I’m not sure how I came across Crisopa at first, but a quick look back at the ASIP archives and it may have been one of … Continue reading »

A night with Ghostly @ SXSW Club De Ville

First gig of SXSW for me and the only gig I was intent on attending. After missing Com Truise and Tycho in recent London gigs, I wasn’t going to miss their SXSW showcase, especially when they were joined by Shigeto, Mux Mool, Matthew Dear, Chrome Sparks and Choir Of Young Believers – not to forget … Continue reading »

isolatedmix 23 – Carbon Based Lifeforms

Anybody see the link yet? That’s right, it’s both an honour and a privilege to introduce the 23rd isolatedmix, by none other than the legendary Carbon Based Lifeforms. Us CBL fans have been pretty lucky recently; two albums in successive years, with Interloper in 2010 and Twentythree in 2011. But, it hasn’t always been so. … Continue reading »