Grab these unhyped releases on Bandcamp Friday and retune your mood

Let’s try something different today. I’m pencil-dropping releases sent in my feed and from my followers, but not randomly – truly some great, largely undiscovered gems to transform your mood when you need it most. We still need food, but music is essential sustenance, too. I got a lot more of these, but tried to […]

Sonic worlds, liberated: listen to performances on the free tuning tool Apotome

Online festivals have often made us miss physical meetings even more, but Apotome at CTM Festival was a real bright spot of the past year. A long-running creation of composer/researcher Khyam Allami in collaboration with creative studio Counterpoint, it became a tool to explore and a platform for collaboration and expression.

Peter Kirn - March 8, 2021

Take in an ultra-chilled live ambient set by Nairobi’s KMRU, and learn technique, too

Let’s give New Year’s Day one more try. Over three hours of live-streamed pristine ambient delicacy from rising star KMRU should fit the bill. Immerse yourself, and then if you feel the need to make your own sounds, catch a workshop or other inspiration, too.

Peter Kirn - January 7, 2021

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