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Polly Fae’s latest album is full of dark, haunting dreampop that’s the perfect soundtrack for autumn evenings.
The classic darkwave album has been remastered and made freely available.
The album marks Lycia’s return to Projekt Records.
A fantastic point of entry into the career of one of ambient music’s most distinctive and prolific voices.
Dynamic Stillness is one of the more challenging Steve Roach releases; it’s not without its rewards, but it makes its own demands of the listener.
Steve Roach’s ambient classic gets the three-disc deluxe treatment, including two discs of new music inspired by the original.
The “beautiful noise” duo are keeping busy with releases of new and archived material.
The album’s more atmospheric pieces provide a perfect example of Projekt’s “vintage” darkwave sound.
Let’s get the obvious out of way: the Cocteau Twins are the most obvious point of reference, particularly Treasure and Victorialand.
Conjures up every cliché of goth/darkwave music… and then easily transcends them.
Lycia is probably one of the few modern bands to truly capture and continue the sounds captured on such seminal discs as Faith and Pornography without sounding like mere copycats.
This is some of the most relaxing music I own, and by far one of the best ambient albums I own.
Whereas Soulwhirlingsomewhere’s debut was an intensely intimate recording, Everyone Will Evenutally Leave You has a more sombre and distant tone.
The songs are sparse yet warm, like Plaster is inviting me to hear revelations of his deepest anxieties and feelings.
No matter how abstract or surreal, how noisy and harsh, how processed and glitchy their sound becomes, there’s always a heart beating at its core.
Glissceule is as blissed-out as shoegazer can possibly get, consisting of nothing but nigh-endless layers of Cortez’ heavily processed guitars and Arpin’s angelic cooing.
This album shows why lovesliescrushing are at the head of the beautiful noise scene.