Chillwave (Music subgenre)
Chillwave is a sub genre of indie rock, that evolved at the beginning of the Noughties. The music is based on effects, synthesizers, loops, samples, filtered vocals and simple melodies.
Chillwave in Reviews
Music − Review | posted 02.09.2013
Forest Swords has made one of this year’s best records. Because he just does, because he anticipates every track-detail according to its atmosphere and because of this music-mix …
Music − Review | posted 14.06.2012
An Awesome Wave
Alt-J combines the best of folk, bass and sampling without re-inventing the wheel, but in a fresh and so far unheard manner.
Music − Review | posted 19.04.2012
Toro y Moi
After his celebrated second album »Underneath The Pine«, Chaz Bundick promptly comes up with a half-hour compilation of older songs.
Music − Review | posted 16.03.2012
There’s an absentminded, aimless naivety entrenched in the current record by the Canadian elve-singer Grimes. There’s not much to experience on »Visions«, really.
Music − Review | posted 29.04.2011
Tomboy has become the Hit Album that it’s been announced as. It doesn’t quite live up to Person Pitch and that’s its only flaw, really.
Music − Review | posted 24.04.2011
The next hipster collective using pop-cultural references to knit a psychedelic carpet of blog-electronica. Nothing worldshakingly new.
Music − Review | posted 16.03.2011
Toro y Moi
Underneath The Pine
Underneath The Pine is just as acclaimed as the debut from last year, and even adds something to it. Not everyone manages that.
Music − Review | posted 20.07.2020
Towers Of Silence
A very deserving compilation brings us Stroom these days with »Towers Of Silence« from the Belgian Adult Fantasies.
Music − Review | posted 24.06.2020
The new edition of »Dropsonde« comes along with seven bonus tracks. The Norwegian producer Biosphere then radically reinterpreted an entire genre.
Music − News | posted 29.06.2020
Joell Ortiz & Kxng Crooked
Exclusive Edition: »H.A.R.D.«
Joell Ortiz and Kxng Crooked (aka Crooked I), both from the rap supergroup Slaughterhouse have announced a new album on Mello Music with »H.A.R.D.«. Vinyl will follow in September. We have a strictly limited colour edition in our assortment.
Music − Review | posted 23.07.2020
On her first solo studio album in two years, »Hyakki Yagyō«, Eiko Ishibashi brings wonderfully wondrous sounds into flowing movements on two sound collages.
Music − Portrait | posted 03.11.2020
Music for plants and people
He was involved in over 900 songs and reached number 1 on the Billboard charts, but Mort Garson’s current fame is based on an encounter with Bob Moog, whom he persuaded to give him one of his synthesizers. A rediscovery.