Tag Archives: minimal

All Hail West Texas: Notes on Ambient.

The story goes something like this: a bed-bound Brian Eno requests that a visitor brings him music to listen to during a hospital stint.

The Summer Never Ends: 2006 the Year Minimal Broke

Note from the editor: ‘The Summer Never Ends’ is a new column by music afficionado Josh Baines, every couple of weeks Josh will take us through seminal moments that have defined his love of music. This week he takes us

Charanjit Singh – Ten Ragas to a Disco Beat

I went to Rough Trade looking for Middle Eastern Disco and came out with something that threw everything I thought I knew about electronic music on its head.

MUSIC.

Hackman.

Hackman is a young producer from the South West of England, via Leeds, making big noises in the UK funky scene. Classically trained in the violin, he first turned his…

ART.

Still lifes can be fun too.

We have a dirty little habit of posting loads of photos of people on mint, so just to change it all up a bit here's a selection of still life…

MIXTAPES.

Then & Now – Eric Ness.

Eric is a Norwegian songwriter who just introduced me to gypsy jazz and a Peruvian party band. Here are 5 songs he was listening to 5 years ago, and 5…