Ambient Reviews

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Sleepmakeswaves – Made Of Breath Only (, )
24th April 2017 -

Sleepmakeswaves are a band Rock Sins first discovered during the excellent Beyond The Redshift Festival in London in 2014. Playing to a capacity Boston Music Rooms, they were arguably the band of the day with their take on instrumental post-metal. Now that their new album, Made Of Breath Only, has been released, it demanded attention to see if they were… Read More »

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Her Blood In My Veins – NOA (, , )
10th September 2015 -

Her Blood In My Veins, formerly known as Aynth, is a one man band from Germany that’s spent a few years developing in the underground IDM scene. Despite only starting to release material in 2012, the project has been surprisingly prolific and new mini-album NOA is the 13th release by the project, and first under the current name. HBIMV decides… Read More »

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District Unknown – [Anatomy of a 24 Hour Lifetime] (, )
1st October 2014 -

Kabul, Afghanistan. For decades, this city has been at the centre of intense conflict between Islamist fundamentalists and Afghan citizens.  While American forces have clashed with Taliban forces for over a decade in order to quell the chaos, certain strongholds for the Taliban still exist, and western influence is punishable by death. Enter a young group of upstarts going by… Read More »

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Ascending Dawn – Coalesce (, )
22nd September 2014 -

London based progressive/alt-metallers Ascending Dawn are a band with a mission. The first album by this female fronted quartet, “Coalesce”, is a bold statement from such a new band, with atmosphere strong on the agenda accompanied by soaring vocals and thudding guitars to provide a fantastic auditory experience across 9 tracks. The opening tracks are fairly similar, with “All In… Read More »

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Polyphia – Muse (, )
10th September 2014 -

Fresh faced Texans Polyphia have created an instrumental parade with their debut Muse. Open your ears to instrumental music because this one is awesome.