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
Engravings
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
Alt-J
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
June 2009
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
Grimes
Visions
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
Panda Bear
Tomboy
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
Hype Williams
One Nation
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.
Recent Articles
Music Review | posted 20.07.2020
Adult Fantasies
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
Biosphere
Dropsonde
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
Eiko Ishibashi
Hyakki Yagyō
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
Mort Garson
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.