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Under The Radar review
17.05.17

Borrowing from the repetitive minimalism of Philip Glass and the ambient stylings of Brian Eno, Penguin Cafe's Arthur Jeffes carries on the tradition that began with his father's...

Spotinews recomendation
16.12.16

Hi. The impressive electronic debut album by composer Anna Meredith is another notable release that slipped under my radar earlier this year. Enjoy! (US version here) (Note: Next...

Clash review
09.11.16

Modern classical music for the Erased Tapes generation...

The Quietus review
09.11.16

About a decade and a half ago, I performed the first of several major purges on my record collection. This was driven more by emotion than practicality: as I recall, I felt so...

The Quietus review
09.11.16

For some, experimental vocalist and composer Joan La Barbara will always be a hard sell. Her compositions are designed more for exploration than entertainment; like her...

The Quietus review
09.11.16

Although its original place in Max Richter's discography came in 2006, early into his post-Piano Circus career as astutely positioned modern classical composer, this new reissue...

The Quietus review
09.11.16

Regarded as one of the leading Avant-Garde experimentalists of his day, the late composer John Cage was known for his love of innovation and unpredictability. “The world is...

The Quietus review
09.11.16

To be labeled a metal cellist sounds nothing more than a lazy novelty misnomer, a play on words that hangs nicely even if the oxymoron rings far from true. Helen Money (AKA Alison...

Clash review
11.05.15

Unpredictably diverse talent discovers dazzling warmth through collaboration…

The Quietus review
15.01.15

Whether its Federico Albanese packing a small hall in Karlsruhe or the growing neo-classical presence at the Messe Stuttgart every July, a small spell has been cast over Bavaria...

TapeFear recommendation
02.12.14

A superb blend of modern classical and electronic from Luke Howard.

TapeFear recommendation
03.12.14

A superb blend of modern classical and electronic from Luke Howard.

TapeFear recommendation
13.10.14

New EP from someone who in my eyes does very little wrong, Peter Broderick.

TapeFear recommendation
03.12.14

New EP from someone who in my eyes does very little wrong, Peter Broderick.

TapeFear recommendation
01.09.14

Incredible reworkings of tracks from Federico Albanese's The Houseboat and the Moon.

TapeFear recommendation
28.08.14

Gorgeous collection of bonus tracks from pianist Fabrizio Paterlini.

TapeFear recommendation
12.07.14

Nils Frahm and Peter Broderick's beautiful collaboration finally turned up on Spotify.

Insound review
11.03.14

Carlos Cipa, a musician and composer residing in Munich, teams up with pianist and composer Sophia Jani to follow his highly acclaimed full-length debut The Monarch and the...

TapeFear recommendation
04.12.13

Incredible haunting journey from Rafael Anton Irisarri. One of the best darker ambient albums this year.

The Quietus review
01.11.13

Filmed in brutally harsh conditions by Captain John Noel in 1924, Epic Of Everest began as a filmic document of a British expedition to the summit of Mount Everest, one which was...

Insound review
01.10.13

This is the award-winning Icelandic composer's second solo album and third release on Bedroom Community -- hot on the heels of his Sólaris collaboration with label-mate Ben Frost...

TapeFear recommendation
15.05.13

A staggering contemporary classical album from The Alvaret Ensemble. Breathless strings and haunting piano. Incredible.

Insound review
01.05.13

Brooklyn Rider is an American string quartet lauded for its electrifying performances and progressive vision. Their debut album, A Walking Fire , reflects the artistic...

XLR8R review
30.04.13

London producer Ore belongs to all the relevant online networking portals, but there's scant information to be found about him on any of them. State is his debut EP, and comes...

TapeFear recommendation
16.03.13

The sound of your heart breaking. Contemporary classical with an electronic touch from composer Greg Haines.

Pitchfork review
12.02.13

Three weeks after Clogs released The Creatures in the Garden of Lady Walton in March 2010, the woman for whom it was named died. Lady Susana Walton had been married to the...

TapeFear recommendation
03.12.12

A beautiful intimate solo piano album from Nils Frahm.

Insound review
25.12.12

Berlin-based pianist Nils Frahm presents a 30 minute mini-album to his fans. Nils experienced an unfortunate accident, which saw him fall from his bunk bed located directly above...

Pitchfork review
29.11.12

Indie-classical composer Nico Muhly's pieces feel like a series of archly posed questions. In their formal inventiveness, love of blank space, and haiku-like neatness, they arouse...

TapeFear recommendation
16.11.12

A beautiful solo piano album from Greg Haines curated by Peter Broderick.

Pitchfork review
06.11.12

After a performance of early 20th-century English composer William Walton's first symphony during a recital in Liverpool earlier this year, the National Youth Orchestra of Great...