Tag Archive for ambient

‘in a world that isn’t mine’

Grouper – A I A: Dream Loss / Alien Observer (self-released, 2011) Grouper is Liz Harris from Portland, Oregon.  She creates the fractured soundtracks to your dreams (and nightmares).  Over the past 5 years or so she has self-released her work on everything from CD-R to vinyl and really made a name for herself with 2008‘s Dragging a Dead Deer… Read more →

ILSUDH2 is on holiday in Cambodia, but left you with 16 albums for 16 days for 16 moods

ILSUHD2 will be on a posting hiatus for two weeks while on holiday in Cambodia and Thailand from March 26th – April 10th, but this does not mean you have to start listening to 106.7 KBPI or your city’s equivalent…we’ve got you covered! With all the interviews, features and live shows lately, we’ve gotten pretty behind on album recommendations.  We’re… Read more →

‘darkness surrounds me forever’

Burzum – Fallen (Byelobog Productions, 2011) Burzum is the solo project of Varg Vikernes and Fallen is his second album since being released from prison for murdering Øystein Aarseth.  I still consider this a black metal album as I understand black metal to be defined today, even though Varg has disassociated himself from the Norwegian scene he helped build.  It’s… Read more →

Perfume Genius – Learning

Perfume Genius – Learning There have been many releases over the past month or so that I was really looking forward to and they all disappointed.  One by one they fell off my playlist.  But this Perfume Genius album always made the cut.  A simple sounding lo-fi recording by a guy with a fragile, almost-Sufjan Stevens voice that I had… Read more →