July 28, 2013
It’s been one year since the release of Brendan Byrnes’ Micropangaea, an album that made Igloo Magazine’s top releases list for 2012.
Read the Igloo review.
We’re celebrating by releasing a bonus track! Glacial Reef was part of Byrnes’ original playlist but was only recently completed. It’s now available as part of the album download as well as a single free download for those that already have the album.
More about the album (and the new track) at Kerstin Hovland’s HTML 5 Micropangaea site.
Also, join us with the ‘Can this even be called Music?’ blog crew for a Micropangaea listening party (via Grooveshark) August 4 at 4PM EST!
Here’s CTEBCM?’s review of the album.
July 26, 2013
“Il y a seulement des apparitions” will be Bergeron’s second release on Spectropol (the first was Elle avait Raison Hathor, as Berger Rond). As with all of his albums, its a remarkably expressive and arresting experience as he finds still new pathways using cutup and mashing techniques (with diverse collaborators) and voice.
Here’s a video for “Apparitions” from the album.
artist website: http://www.freakywaves.com/vb/Vincent/music.htm
July 22, 2013
Spectropol records is seeking audio submissions for a compilation of xenharmonic/microtonal/JI tracks of any style composed/recorded since 2010. The compilation will be a free net-only release in fall 2013 – no money will change hands, but the project will be widely publicized.
Artists featured on the label’s 2011 Possible Worlds compilation should hold off from submitting works (this time around). There is no guarantee of inclusion on the project; as with Possible Worlds, we are planning to showcase a wide range of styles/approaches from a diverse group of international artists. Tracks exclusive (somewhat) to the project are preferred but not required.
Please send perusal links (not attachments) for up to two streaming or downloadable audio files by August 21, 2013 to firstname.lastname@example.org. Tracks should be stereo and preferably between 2 and 8 minutes in duration. Please reference “Spectropol compilation” in the subject line; text related to the tracks/artists will be requested at a later time.
Check out the Possible Worlds compilation here: