Category Archives: Ambient

SONG OF THE DAY Al Chem – No Hopper

As one half of the Berlin-based electronic outfit, The Elecdrones, Alexander Christou has been making music since the early 80’s.  Creating a sound from a formula he has described on The Elecdrones Bandcamp page as, simple structures, simple beats, coincidence, dedication … Continue reading

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SONG OF THE DAY Braille Face – Run For Your Life

Just over a year ago I was captured and spellbound by a song called Because, a beautiful track that appeared on the debut album of Jordan White, aka Braille Face. Braille face is a Melbourne-based producer and songwriter who creates what … Continue reading

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SONG OF THE DAY Nassau – Whatever Brings You Peace Of Mind

I can’t remember how I first discovered Nassau, but clearly recall being completely enchanted by their music when I first heard them in May last year. Nassau is a collaborative recording project from Brooklyn-based songwriters, Justin Wilcox and Jeffrey Silverstein. … Continue reading

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SONG OF THE DAY Ola Szmidt – Wrapped

As well as introducing myself to new music on a daily basis, I like to seek out that ‘something different.’  This is one catalyst that drives my insatiable search for new sounds and has consequently taken me in many new … Continue reading

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SONG OF THE DAY Born Days – Analogue

I like it when a song really stops you in your tracks and hits you in the face with something good, but sometimes the subtle slow-burners can be just as effective and this is true of today’s song. Upcoming singer-songwriter … Continue reading

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SONG OF THE DAY Matthew Halsall & The Gondwana Orchestra – A Far Away Place

I have been listening to so much Matthew Halsall lately, his music has such a magical effect on me and I can’t get enough of it.  I find his blend of jazz and ambient sounds to be so perfectly balanced, … Continue reading

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SONG OF THE DAY Matthew Halsall – Music For a Dancing Mind

The Listening Post Blog is a big,big fan of Matthew Halsall (see my previous posts here and here) and has spent the afternoon listening to his most gorgeously sublime award-winning album, On The Go. Wonderfully composed by the Manchester-based DJ, bandleader and trumpeter, … Continue reading

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SONG OF THE DAY Juana Molina – Cosoco

Juana Molina first came to my attention in 2014 when I was watching some Glastonbury footage on TV, her performance completely stood out for me, so much so I featured the unique, bass-driven sounds of Eras shortly after. Hailing from Argentina, Juana … Continue reading

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SONG OF THE DAY Jenny Hval – Female Vampire

Norwegian artist Jenny Hyal released her sixth studio album, Blood Bitch in September via Sacred Bones Records and, for me, this is a new an interesting discovery. Reading about the writing process behind this album, I discovered how Hyal’s fascination with Vampiric … Continue reading

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SONG OF THE DAY Denitia and Sene – The Rum Diaries

NYC duo Denetia and Sene, aka Denitia Odigie and Brian “Sene” Marc, came together in 2011, fusing their diverse musical backgrounds into a diverse musical melting pot consisting of electronica, hip hop, funk and minimalist underground pop. Last Friday saw the … Continue reading

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