Wastelanders second release finds Dean Costello (also of Harpoon and Diatribes) exploring the unfathomable depths of Cosmic Despair. The 53 minute epic expands and contracts, drifting on through a woefully auspicious expanse of ambient, vocal-less guitar and organ suites. Textures condense and grow, gradually coming forth, and as the album unfolds it builds in depth and dimension. Waves of spacious flotation accompanied by trolling, lulling bass frequencies lead us head first into the glorious abyss.
Vancouver-based musician Yu Su showcases her unique blend of ambient dub and downtempo house with influences from trip-hop, left-field sound design, and Chinese strings. Bandcamp Album of the Day Jan 25, 2021
The mallet percussionist and improviser's solo debut is flush with nostalgic melodies and stirring dissonances—a rich, experimental universe well worth exploring. Bandcamp Album of the Day Jan 15, 2021