Music in a time of Global Crisis #9 – Mark Hjorthoy

For this instalment of Music in a time of Global Crisis, the conversation is brought to Mark Hjorthoy. Mark is a musician, producer, radio host and sound designer from Vancouver, BC, Canada, creating music across a broad range of styles including electronic, IDM, electroacoustic and drone. Mark’s solo projects include the up-tempo Little Robot Hands, … Continue reading Music in a time of Global Crisis #9 – Mark Hjorthoy

Music in a time of Global Crisis #8 – Tiago de Almeida – Inner Space Travels

RTR regulars will be familiar with Tiago de Almeida from his appearance in one of The Listener features last year. In addition to creating and performing ambient and drone music under his own name, Tiago also runs the Berlin-based tape label Inner Space Travels, launched in early 2019. IST has released music from the likes of Luis Mielich, The Last Ambient Hero, … Continue reading Music in a time of Global Crisis #8 – Tiago de Almeida – Inner Space Travels

Music in a time of Global Crisis #7 – Matt Finney

Next up for Music in a time of Global Crisis is Matt Finney. Matt is a vocalist and lyricist with an impressive discography, adding spoken word and storytelling to ambient and experimental music. Collaborations with Tehran-based Siavash Amini, Heinali, and Eye Spirit have been released on labels such as Opal Tapes and Umor Rex. As … Continue reading Music in a time of Global Crisis #7 – Matt Finney

Music in a time of Global Crisis #6 – Mi Cosa de Resistance

Mi Cosa de Resistance is the post-ambient project of Buenos Aires-based musician, Fernando Perales. The project began in 2016, with Fernando first appeared with the EP ‘Hydrophicility’ in 2017, also released from Le Obscure Cafeteria. Fernando has gone on to see releases on labels such as Elm Records, Left Tapes, Aural Teathers, Nebula Science, and … Continue reading Music in a time of Global Crisis #6 – Mi Cosa de Resistance

Music in a time of Global Crisis #5 – Zakè

Before reading his feature, you’re highly likely to have already enjoyed the sounds of Zach Frizzell. Creating ambient and drone music under the name of Zakè and launching the label Past Inside the Present in late 2018 alongside Isaac Helsen, Zach is incredibly busy within the contemporary ambient landscape. Healing Sound Propagandist, a digital-only sublabel … Continue reading Music in a time of Global Crisis #5 – Zakè

Music in a time of Global Crisis #4 – Jeff Brown

This next instalment of Music in a time of Global Crisis brings the conversation to Jeff Brown. The Seattle-based musician creates long-form ambient and drone soundscapes, combining guitar with drifting effects and lo-fi textures. Jeff has contributed to a number of RTR compilations and is set to release an album, 'Forgive the Trespass' (RTR027), on … Continue reading Music in a time of Global Crisis #4 – Jeff Brown

Music in a time of Global Crisis #3 – SELVEDGE

SELEVDGE is the sonic outlet of Lawrence, Kansas-based musicians Chance Dibben. Combining elements of dark ambient, drone, electronics and noise, Chance contributes to the third instalment of Music in a time of Global Crisis. Like many of the names appearing as part of this series over the next few weeks, Chance was lined up to … Continue reading Music in a time of Global Crisis #3 – SELVEDGE

Music in a time of Global Crisis #2 – Anne Sulikowski

This may only be the second instalment of the series, but the response so far has been very positive. I can't stress enough the severity of the situation, the importance of taking social distancing seriously, and the sincere gratitude we owe to the front-line workers who are putting themselves at risk for our health and … Continue reading Music in a time of Global Crisis #2 – Anne Sulikowski