Album Review: “Araqsana EP” by Araqsana

The music of Araqsana is not for the faint of heart. The influences of Jazz Fusion, Hardcore Punk, Jam Bands, and Experimental Electronic music all create a sonic experience that is really for the initiated in the experimental instrumental world. In this EP, should you choose to experience it, you will find exceptional musicianship and […]

Album Review: “Coping Strategies” by CARES

The music created by the Toronto experimental artist CARES is best described as jarring. From the very onset of Coping Strategies you are presented with a blast of distortion and dissonance. From that point you are brought to a beautiful ambient track that is distinctively opposite to the rage-fueled dream of the opening track. This […]

Album Review: “NHOVA” by NHOVA

The way the French electronic artist NHOVA describes their music gives great insight into your eventual listening experience. “Halfway between electro-mystical and delicate atmospheres” with trip-hop, industrial and ambient music shown as prominent influences gives a clear representation of their self-titled record. The synths are dark, brooding, and also soaring with melody. Each track is […]

Album Review: “Pale Blue Dot” by Robert Scott Thompson

One of the greatest sources for inspiration among ambient composers is space. The vast, ever-expanding nature of our Universe is a brilliant jumping-off point for countless pieces that explore our own “galaxy” of imagination. This is evident in Robert Scott Thompson’s record Pale Blue Dot. With each track evoking space travel in name (like “Perigee,” […]