Chip Wickham – Blue to Red

Chip Wickham’s Blue to Red levitates you into the heart of a heavenly nebula of spiritual jazz that’ll leave you floating for the rest of the day. Wickham, a Brightonian saxophonist and flautist who’s currently based in Madrid, was inspired to use the hope and liveliness in his music to help listeners appreciate and care forContinue reading “Chip Wickham – Blue to Red”

Chill Out with Aural Canyon Records

I think we could all use some help with relaxing right now, so thank god Aural Canyon Records is still active and putting out healing, mellow ambient albums on the regular. Here’s a rundown of some of the chillest of their most recent releases. Pulse Emitter/PJS – Split Pairing Portland’s Pulse Emitter with British Columbia’sContinue reading “Chill Out with Aural Canyon Records”

Andrew Weathers – Dreams and Visions from the Llano Estacado

Between all of the horrors on the news right now, it’s good to know that Aural Canyon is here to add some comfort and relaxation to this spring with a heap of back-to-back stellar ambient releases. The next tape on the schedule, Dreams and Visions from the Llano Estacado by Andrew Weathers, is a minimalist sunburstContinue reading “Andrew Weathers – Dreams and Visions from the Llano Estacado”

Pefkin – Celestial Navigations

Gayle Brogan, whom you may remember from her enchanting contributions to Meadowsilver, has returned to her equally stunning solo project, Pefkin. Inspired by the astral-guided exploration methods of old, as well as tales of Victorian-era Arctic expeditions, Celestial Navigation is a dreamy, ethereal acid folk soundscape that completely envelops the listener into its icy world. SongsContinue reading “Pefkin – Celestial Navigations”

Prana Crafter and ragenap – No Ear to Hear

You’d have a difficult time finding a songwriter who’s words were as elemental and cosmically transportive than Robert Hunter. Through just a few stanzas, the Grateful Dead lyricist could easily beam a listener from a place of intense introspection to a windswept rocky shore on some obscure corner of the globe (or on another planet),Continue reading “Prana Crafter and ragenap – No Ear to Hear”

Carlos Ferreira – A Glimpse of Hope

If you need to feel more at ease, then Carlos Ferreira is the artist that you need in your life. Released on the aptly named Healing Sound Propagandist label, Ferreira’s A Glimpse of Hope is 51 soothing minutes of gently bright cosmic tones. These glassy, softly ringing drones are created entirely through the use of guitarsContinue reading “Carlos Ferreira – A Glimpse of Hope”