Premiere: Critical Amnesia – 0DSN₁

One of the reasons I turned to electronic music was to get away from the affectations of bands: the stage(d) performances that prescribe applause, the try-hard outfits, the over-souled lyricism. But what did I ...

Premiere: Exael & Arad Acid – Upward Spiral

LA label Motion Ward show no signs of losing intrigue with their first release of 2020; Furi, the imprint’s latest offering, is an outstanding collection of solo and co-produced recordings from the Berlin-based...

Premiere: Exael – cyl reedit

Over in Berlin the nascent XPQ? label is simmering along nicely – just one record in and they've already recruited a stellar cast as ambient heads Huerco S., uon, and Naemi contributed to inaugural release, Gho...

If-Only Podcast #46: Exael

Exael belongs to a global community setting new standards of what to expect from an ambient record in terms of ingenuity. With so much lukewarm and forgettable ambient music doing the rounds these days, release...