Music in a time of Global Crisis #14 – Sound Awakener

Hanoi-based musician and sound artist Nhung Nguyen joins the conversation on music making in a time of global crisis. Readers will be familiar with Nhung's work, not only appearing on RTR over the years as both Sound Awakener and (as one half of) Oblivia (with Gallery Six), but with an impressive discography spanning many independent … Continue reading Music in a time of Global Crisis #14 – Sound Awakener

Music in a time of Global Crisis #13 – James A. McDermid

James A. McDermid joins the conversation in the 13th instalment of Music in a time of Global Crisis. James is a musician creating within the realms of ambient, drone, electronic, and neo-classical, with a discography including Shimmering Mood Records, Cathedral Transmissions, Whitelabrecs, La Petite Chambre Records, and many more. James launched his own label, Mailbox in early 2020, the first release being … Continue reading Music in a time of Global Crisis #13 – James A. McDermid

Music in a time of Global Crisis #12 – Andrew Heath

Andrew Heath joins the conversation for this instalment of Music in a time of Global Crisis. Based in Stroud, UK, Andrew specializes in quiet, lower-case music using a combination of piano, synthesizers, guitar, and found sound. First appearing on RTR as part of the Sampler Vol. 2 with an excerpt from a collaboration with Anne Chris … Continue reading Music in a time of Global Crisis #12 – Andrew Heath

Music in a time of Global Crisis #11 – Neil Stringfellow – Audio Obscura

This latest instalment of Music in a time of Global Crisis brings the conversation to Neil Stringfellow. Based in Norfolk, UK, Neil is a sound artist and musician operating under the name of Audio Obscura, exploring a wide range of styles, including electro-acoustic, musique concrète, IDM, and field recordings. In addition to recently appearing on … Continue reading Music in a time of Global Crisis #11 – Neil Stringfellow – Audio Obscura

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