Ambient Reviews

Mike Patton - The Solitude Of Prime Numbers Album Cover
7.5
Mike Patton – The Solitude Of Prime Numbers ()
20th October 2011 -

Artist: Mike Patton Album: The Solitude Of Prime Numbers Record Label: Ipecac Release Date: 7th November 2011 For Fans Of: Fantomas, Mr Bungle, Pelican, Mono, Red Sparowes, Sunn o)))), Isis, Ambient/Noise artists Mike Patton (best known for being the frontman of Faith No More) is an extremely prolific musician. In addition to his work with the aforementioned Faith No More,… Read More »

Exit Ten Give Me Infinity Album Cover
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Exit Ten – Give Me Infinity (, , , )
18th October 2011 -

Artist: Exit Ten Album: Give Me Infinity Release Date: 10th October 2011 Record Label: Deep Burn For Fans Of: Boysetsfire, Maybeshewill, Long Distance Calling, Tool, Mastodon It feels like Exit Ten are a band whom a lot of people have been waiting for to “make it”. The Reading quintet have been around for a few years but due to various… Read More »

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Red Sparowes – The Fear Is Excruciating But Therein Lies The Answer (, , )
25th April 2011 -

The Fear Is Excruciating But Therein Lies The Answer is the third album from one of the leaders of the post-metal / ambient genre, Red Sparowes. Like many good artists of similar nature such as ISIS and Torche, Red Sparowes make their home on the fantastic HydraHead records Red Sparowes make their home in the UK on Conspiracy Records. Can their third full… Read More »

7.5
Torche – Songs For Singles (, )
25th April 2011 -

Songs for Singles is the latest album by Torche, who reside on everyone’s favourite post metal / ambient record labelHydraHead (with apologies to Southern Lord, they’re great too). I must immediately say that this is one of the finest albums I have heard this year, even on a par with the recent release by their label mates Red Sparowes (and everyone… Read More »

Chimspanner - At The Dreams Edge
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Chimp Spanner – At The Dream’s Edge (, , )
25th April 2011 -

Chimp Spanner; the one man metal army that is Paul Antonio Ortiz. Written, performed and produced entirely by Paul, At The Dream’s Edge is a remarkably non indulgent display of an incredible talent. Playing a guitar that has extra strings and by the sound of it playing with extra fingers too, the album has a vibe of Satriani / Vai… Read More »