Hipwell – Gardenworld

Fall under the hypnotic post-rock ambient spell of Hipwell’s Gardenworld. Island House Recordings is on a roll. Every release on this label so far has been a total game changer. Gardenworld is certainly no exception. Adam Hipwell got his start in post punk and post rock groups around Melbourne, Australia, but here, he weaves grandContinue reading “Hipwell – Gardenworld”

Aaron Dooley – Trapped in Purgatory

All kosmische and jazz fusion fans need to check out Aaron Dooley’s first official album on Island House Recordings, Trapped in Purgatory. Dooley, of whom RCU regulars may also know from being a member of Osmium House, gathered together a crack team of ace improvisers, armed with a disparate collection of instruments. Then he allowedContinue reading “Aaron Dooley – Trapped in Purgatory”

Seawind of Battery – Clockwatching

Seawind of Battery’s Clockwatching is a moving ambient country record that makes you feel as though you’re floating through a sunrise daydream. The inaugural release of Island House Recordings, Clockwatching finds Mike Horn (of Goldkey and Sunblinders) conjuring up cosmic Americana atmospheres rich in both melancholia and the peace of secluded nature. Throughout the tape’sContinue reading “Seawind of Battery – Clockwatching”