Forwind’s twentieth release sees sound artist Jeremy Keenan make his label debut with a half hour of radiant, carefully crafted electro-acoustics.
This industrial ambient piece of work paints a barren windswept landscape, ravaged by a long winter sensing the emerging Spring ahead.
Originally released as a triple EP concept series winter 2016, Triptych sees the Credence, Decadence and Concession EP’s merged into an oft requested full physical release which includes a new composition ‘Coda’.
Ambient Artists Volume 2 sees the series look to two new talents - Svetlana Maraš and Bodies Under The Waterfall to make sense of these dark times. AAA Vol.2 sees both artists making their solo release debuts in an exacting and intense fashion.
Angry Ambient Artists Volume 1 sees Machinefabriek and Philippe Petit kick off the series with two menacing cuts of coarse electro-acoustics.
Arriving as the final part of his trilogy of EP's, 'Concession' completes Tomonari Nozaki's prolific start to 2016 adding two tracks of haunting dramatic wall of sound atmospherics to see out the series in style.
From serene beginnings to elated peaks, "Decadence', the second part of Tomonari Nozaki's trilogy of new EP's for forwind, ups the intensity with a masterclass of noisy ambience and beautiful grit.
Dense layers of sound, morphing acoustics and chugging industrial rhythms. Two years in the making, Credence is the first in a trilogy of epic and dynamic new EP’s by Tomonari Nozaki, all produced in-house by Shane.
Recorded and produced over a full year, The Otolith Sessions is a brooding journey through the careful and beguiling results of Atom Eye's contemporary take on the compositional possibilities of vintage equipment.
Jeff Carey sends a jolt through the forwind catalog with the most caustic release on the label so far. A reductionist but self-assured audio assault, [3:30] bristles with the sort of effervescent physicality the author is renowned for.
North Palace (Forwind) is the sound of ambient drift and temporal collapse, carried through the white noise of a light-weighted needle tracking a phonograph groove at slow speed...The effect is muzzy and narcotic... Dalston Sound
Recorded in front of an audience in the beautiful acoustic of St Leonard's Church, Shoreditch. Our second Fourth Page release is a darkly atmospheric mix of improvised song and texture that is their best work so far.
This trio has done well to exercise restraint, to suggest rather than to show. In using this technique, they imitate the best directors, who create tension without resorting to shock... - Richard Allen - A Closer Listen
Sonnamble’s approach is an intellectual one, with melody and rhythm alien concepts. Yet these ambient, floating, minimalist soundscapes still have the ability to emote... - Wyndham Wallace - BBC Music
I thought it was perhaps the sort of song cycle Schubert might have written if he'd been around today. The anguish of Winterreise with its chinks of light.... Sylvian too. - Fiona Talkington, Late Junction, BBC Radio 3.
This is a set of live, organic, no-safety-net performances; there is something exhilarating about this modest yet perverse album and its refusal to conform - Clive Bell, The Wire.
Overall, the album reveals Elvers to have its own well-defined identity and sound, a happy amalgam of its three component parts, making it a group to watch. - John Eyles, all about jazz
O'Sullivan manages to produce rich and varied music ... He is adept at generating several complementary sounds simultaneously, often creating the impression that there is more than one player at work. - John Eyles - all about jazz
Seven Months In E Minor is a record which unveils its profound beauty with great care, and requires a level on commitment to fully appreciate its depth. - themilkfactory
CJC’s ‘Elastics’ with its clattering watery drums and fuzzy noises backed by poignant melodies and lush strings to build a superb track of trademark electronics. - Boomkat