wh083 Saluki Regicide – See Things

Saluki Regicide - See Things

This is the first long-form recording by Saluki Regicide outside of the “Rain” project. Using as a foundation a long-form composition by Akashic Crow’s Nest, Saluki Regicide adds layers of characteristic embellishments: obscure samples, bizarre rhythmic loops, peculiar washes of sound, snippets of string melody, all adding up to an interesting meeting of styles.

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wh080 Djinnestan – Kittenhead

Djinnestan - Kittenhead

Kittenhead is the latest long-form (CD-length) production by Djinnestan, departing significantly from the Rain series and Purr. In many ways, it defies easy categorization. It is very ambient, but contains rhythms. It is dark, yet at the same time whimsical. It includes acoustic instruments and vocals, but they have been processed virtually beyond recognition. Nonetheless it is a subtle and pleasant listen.This release features vocal contributions by Aria Nadii.

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wh078 Akashic Crow’s Nest – Hawk of an Uncanny Nest

Akashic Crow's Nest - Hawk of an Uncanny Nest

Akashic Crow’s Nest’s first regular album release of 2007 continues ACN’s adventures in ambient sound generated from images. The tracks in “Hawk of an Uncanny Nest” explore different mythic ideas of the otherworld. The sound spaces themselves are sculpted to create soothing and transporting experiences for the listener.

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