[sic] Magazine

Reviews

port-royal – Flares, (15th Anniversary Remaster)

n5MD

The legendary debut gets a remaster.


Ocoeur – Everything

n5MD

Ambient IDM that urges us to live in the now.


Wasted Shirt – Fungus II

Famous Class

“Fungus II is the aural equivalent of tuning your engine by bouncing the revs off the limiter in second gear”


Waterless Hills – The Great Mountain

Cardinal Fuzz/Feeding Tube

“lightly folk-inspired meandering of experimental psych mumblings.”


Dead Sea Apes – Night Lands

Cardinal Fuzz/Feeding Tube

“Dead Sea Apes simply haven’t made the same album twice yet”


Iceblink – Carpet Cocoon

Moon Glyph

“an organic sound that draws from numerous sources to land some kind of babbling library-music exotica.”


The Janitors – Drone Head

Cardinal Fuzz/Little Cloud

“two dudes kicking back with some beers and a bong just looking to get their fuzz on”


The Cult Of Dom Keller – Ascend!

Cardinal Fuzz/Little Cloud

“dials everything up to eleven and blows the bloody doors off”


Million Brazilians – Urban Fossickated Octave

Feeding Tube

“some jazzy lounge band in an irradiated hotel bar on the outer rings”


Wil Bolton – Surface Reflections

Sound In Silence

meandering ambient from the specialist label


[retreat] – [retreat]

S/R

trance dance meets social disorder


Greet Death – New Hell

Deathwish Inc.

Michigan noise gazers on fire with sophomore.


A Winged Victory For The Sullen – The Undivided Five

Ninja Tune

elegant ambient orchestral


Hôpital De La Conception – Electric Rockin’ Chair

Cardinal Fuzz/Opaque Dynamo/Feeding Tube

“a bluesy porch-dwelling freak-out plugged straight into the mains to fry”


Danny Scott Lane – Memory Record

Moon Glyph

“a measure of metronomic pop from deep within the most horizontal annals of library music”


Hollie Kenniff – The Gathering Dawn

n5MD

Debut ambient solo venture.


Hammock – Silencia

Hammock Music

‘Hushed reflection’ from the acclaimed Nashville ambient act.


Mind Rays – Course Of Action

PNKSLM

“a breathless set you’d be happy to catch live, but one which may leave you craving for more on record”


Psychic Sounds Ensemble – Sonic Fermentations

Psychic Sounds

“retro-futurist jungle-jazz heavy on hallucinogens”


Slow Meadow – Happy Occident

Hammock Music

ambient compositions from the Hammock Music label