Future Classics
Ambient

Kara-Lis Coverdale “Grafts” (Boomkat Editions)

via Boomkat: Major new work from Kara-Lis Coverdale, her solo debut vinyl release following Aftertouches (2015). A blissfully introspective 22 minute piece for keys, samplers and EQs in three parts. A sublime and quietly hypnotic work belied by steadfast conceptual rigour, “Grafts” is the most ambitious and involving work yet …

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Forgotten Treasures
Ambient

Midori Takada “Through The Looking Glass” (1983, Palto Flats Records)

Palto Flats & WRWTFWW Records are ecstatic to announce the highly-anticipated reissue of Japanese percussionist Midori Takada’s sought after and timeless ambient / minimal album “Through The Looking Glass”, originally released in 1983 by RCA Japan. Considered a Holy Grail of Japanese music by many, “Through The Looking Glass” is …

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Forgotten Treasures
Ambient Electronic

ÆOLUS “A Retrospective” (1982-2006, Aloha Got Soul)

via Aloha Got Soul: This anthology brings to light the music of Robert ÆOLUS Myers, featuring recordings from 1982 to 2006 that were previously available only on cassette or CD. The music within ‘A Retrospective’ tells the story of a man whose music elevates its listeners to a place of inspiration …

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Future Classics
Ambient Jazz

Torben Unit “Torben Unit” (Money $ex Records)

via Kudos: “New Band Name, new LP, The former Max Graef Band toured and worked on new music all year. Musical progress, and the impression of not enough edge and rawness in a lot of recent music, inspired and motivated a majority of the recording. The band has grown as …

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Future Classics
Ambient

Vito Ricci “A Symphony For Amiga”

via Intelligent Instruments: Last year’s stunning Music From Memory retrospective introduced a fresh generation of listeners to Vito Ricci’s obscure downtown magic, leaving young and old anaesthetized and invigorated in equal measure. With no new material hitting the shelves since 1985, further digging proved a fruitless and disappointing endeavour. Good …

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Guest Mix
Ambient Beats Electronic

MIMS Guest Mix: Abby Lee Tee (Austria, Shash Rec)

Abby Lee Tee is a veteran producer & DJ from Linz, Austria. He is another talent from the Austrian Beats Scene which is considered to be paralleled with LA. Austria reps very well with Dorian Concept, The Clonious, Cid Rim, Sixtus Preiss, Sam IRL and many more. We are big …

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Future Classics
Ambient Eclectic

Future Classic: Vinyl Williams “Brunei”

Vinyl Williams brings some stoney “transcendental pop” with his latest LP ‘Brunei’. I love a good album that you can throw on in any situation and listen to front to back, without having to worry about “that one song” that you most likely will have to skip. Brunei, for me, …

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Forgotten Treasures
Ambient Electronic

Forgotten Treasure: The System “The System EP”

It’s fair to say Music From Memory is one of the most exciting labels at the moment. In a very short period of time, they managed to put out essential compilation work by musicians such as Leon Lowman, Joan Bibiloni and Suso Saiz. After going into pop territory with the …

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Forgotten Treasures
Ambient

Forgotten Treasure: Mort Garson “Mother Earth’s Plantasia” (1976)

Canadian composer, arranger, and songwriter Mort Garson was born in 1924 in New Brunswick. He is probably the most accomplished early electronic Canadian composer to date. After graduating from the prestigious Juilliard School of music in the late 60’s, Garson started his deep exploration and mastery of Moog synthesizers. Following his …

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