Sonomu Reviews

From Sonomu:

Cherry Beach Project, Silo 11 (CDR Mystery Sea)
When I was a teenager growing up in Toronto in the 1970s, Cherry Beach was notorious. Despite its innocuous name, the infamous man-made spit hid some heavy and ugly industrial facilities from the eyes of polite society. However, at night, I was told, local cops were fond of taking homosexual men… [read]
Posted by Stephen Fruitman at 07:47, 14 May 2007

Various Artists, I, Mute Hummings (CD Ex Ovo)
A fresh, new label co-founded by Tobias Fischer and Mirko Uhlig with the express intent of serving as a home for “drone music and dulcet atmospheres”. Despite its difficult-to-parse title, this debut compilation features mostly soothing tracks by six of the most prominent names currently generating… [read]
Posted by Stephen Fruitman at 07:36, 14 May 2007

Aglaia, Mondi Sensibili (Hic Sunt Leones)
Imagine that a music entirely constructed out of wiring and silicon chips could be so warming, so human. Aglaia – named after one of the Greek ”graces” that tends to earthly vegetation – is a brand-new name to me, though they already have a couple of albums under their belt and available… [read]
Posted by Stephen Fruitman at 08:28, 11 May 2007