Phoenix Rising Review
November 28, 2008, 1:58 pm
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“My name is Evan. I make sounds. Rivers of music ancient & delicate flow through me….”

These are the words you first read on Evan Bartholomew aka Bluetech’s website.

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Hibernation – Some Things Never Change Review
November 23, 2008, 6:01 pm
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Deeply chilled electronic instrumentals. Some Things Never change is a powerfully immersive experience of multi-coloured electronica, lush sound collaging and imaginative downtempo beats. Literally brimming with a wide variety of synthetic sounds, liquid effects and a generous scattering of glitchy percussives, Hibernation comes across as a highly detailed, many-hued construction that somehow manages at the same time to convey an inviting sleepy effortlessness.

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Summer Rain Recordings
November 19, 2008, 8:40 pm
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We really like this labels releases, and especially the approach they are taking in support of NextAid. Below is a summary of the label and also some info on upcoming releases that are currently doing the rounds on the Fluid playlist…

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Bersarin Quartett – Bersarin Quartett
November 17, 2008, 3:26 am
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With some albums, you realize within a few seconds that here you have come across something really special. It is music that touches you straight away. Music that is important, that has a story to tell – and that manages to do so without even a single line of lyrics. The debut album by the Bersarin Quartett is one of these albums.

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Helios – Caesura
November 16, 2008, 6:28 pm
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This is Helios’ fifth gorgeous release. In five years Keith’s style has evolved constantly, with his drifting piano compositions taking the Goldmund label and the Helios sound moving out from underneath the clipped beat-heavy electronics of ‘Unomia’ and into a more unique place, even incorporating vocals on the ‘Ayres’ mini album.

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Ben Beiny Live At Waveform Festival
November 14, 2008, 3:08 am
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Ben Beiny is a composer who lives and works in London, writing music for film and documentary. At age 4 he took his first violin lesson, before going on to study piano, percussion and guitar.

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Halogen – Recycled Broadcasts EP
November 13, 2008, 8:57 pm
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Recycled Broadcasts EP – Halogen

If you are a fan of intelligent & delicately glitched-out IDM laced with melodic oscillating rhythms & slightly industrial crunchy sounds & textures, then I recommend you pay close attention to Halogen’s first EP release “Recycled Broadcasts”, available via free download from November 16th from www.maternitymedia.co.uk

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