Tag Archives: Ambient

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 Justin Carter – Leaves

“My ambition in all my creative pursuits is to help people lose themselves, whether that’s on a dance floor, in their headphones, or lying on the floor of a loft space.” Last Friday Justin Carter, released his debut album, The Leaves … 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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SONG OF THE DAY Mood Tattooed – Velvet

Last month I came upon the delightful otherworldly delights of Hagan Knauth,  a young singer-songwriter, composer, producer and multi-instrumentalist going by the name of Mood Tattooed.  What instantly struck me about his music was just how completely sublime it is, … Continue reading

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SONG OF THE DAY Tycho – Epoch

San-Franciscan band Tycho is an ambient music project led by primary composer, songwriter and producer, Scott Hansen.  Also known as ISO50 for his photographic and design works, Hansen’s music evolves around a combination of downtempo vintage-style synthesizers, ambient melodies and … Continue reading

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SONG OF THE DAY Mood Tattooed – Virginia’s Monster

So impressed with yesterday’s discovery I took a little look to see if there are any other tracks available from Mood Tattooed’s forthcoming album..and there was this one. With its curious title, ‘Virginia’s Monster’ is a fascinating, after-dark trip into … Continue reading

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SONG OF THE DAY CFCF – You Hear Colours

What I really like about today’s track is the way it flows so freely, its layered structure giving a sensation of natural growth as it gradually develops; it was this stripped-back charm that captured my attention.  I particularly love the first … Continue reading

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