Phnom Penh has a musical dynamic duo that has been flying either under, over, or off the radar for some of you out there for some time now and today we’re going to correct that oversight on your part and shame you out of your abject ignorance.
A few years ago I spent time in the Himalayas, traveling all around Nepal, and northern India. During that time I visited several music, and cultural centers where I purchased a lot of instrumental releases.
Soma epitomises all of the positive qualities implied by both its namesakes, with none of the negative side effects. At once pacifying and stimulating, Soma is an altogether entrancing experience that delivers much more than an injection of ephemeral bliss.
The distinctive sound of Audio Mainline combines lush cinematic ambiance, bass-driven grooves, warped guitars, and soothing female vocals. A deliciously prescribed sensory capsule, fittingly recorded in Asia’s Kingdom of Wonder.
Dan and Ryan are heading to St Andrews this weekend for two days of ViewMaster performances. The festival programme is bursting with poets from all over the world and we hope you’ll fit us in if you happen to be around.
Typical lazy summer’s afternoon in the Audio Mainline household. Two radio broadcasts from the 1950’s and 23 tracks spanning six decades – mixed in under 40 minutes. Lazy jazz, swooning strings, ambient vibes, dub, electronica and old radio stories.
BitBasic a.k.a Simon Haycock creates uplifting glitchy electronica. His latest album entitled The Pale is out on Get Some! Records, and it encompasses a vast range of genres. Simon has unlocked the door to a musical pick and mix shop, selecting slices of sounds from a rainbow of genres, melting them together with apparent ease.
The distinctive sound of Audio Mainline combines lush cinematic ambience, bass-driven grooves, warped guitars, and soothing female vocals. A deliciously prescribed sensory capsule, fittingly recorded in Asia’s Kingdom of Wonder.
Exclusively showcasing tracks from one of my all-time favourite record labels, Em:t Records (aka Emit records). Sadly the record label is no longer active, having released material in the 90’s before closing down, and then again in the early 00’s before meeting the same fate and shutting down again in 2006.