Review: Aaron Holm – The Boy

Ambient music is a tricky field for reviewers. As genre forefather Brian Eno once said, ‘it must be as ignorable as it is interesting’, and as such, focussing in on the specific strengths and weaknesses of a release such as Aaron Holm’s latest The Boy can be challenging. However, this challenge can be flipped around…

Review: Hilary Woods – Heartbox EP

Mimicking the distant and airy vocal style of gothic queen Chelsea Wolfe (as well as borrowing from some of her dark electronic soundscapes), Hilary Woods has created a deep, dark atmosphere over the three tracks of the Heartbox EP. There is an air of smoky jazz in opening track ‘Bathing’, the simple chord changes slowly…