Littoral – Hummel

Hummel is Andy Cummins, originating from Wellington, his first release being a 2001 self-titled album. Specialising in downbeat electronica, contrasting with acoustic guitar and vocals. He has been variously described as “..musical contrasts with fluid...

One Word Extinguisher – Prefuse 73

Prefuse 73 .. one of the many aliases of Guillermo Scott Herren, a Florida born musician suffering from an identity crisis, also going by the names of Delarosa & Asora, Ahmad Szabo, Piano Overlord, and part of the groups Savath y Savalas, Sons of the Morning,...

Fireside Favourite – Groove Armada

Lounge legends Groove Armada come with a great track record for releasing quality music since the last millennium, and for reinventing themselves with a variety of musical styles. I only came across this track quite a long time after it’s release. Tracking...

Pressures – Audiosauce

Have you ever been really familiar with a track that you found on a compilation, or for the older ones out there, a mix tape, and not been able to find it anywhere else? This is the case with this track, Pressures, from Wellington band Audiosauce. While there is no...

Daydream in Blue – I Monster

British electronic duo I Monster created this version, based on the 1969 hit Daydream, by Wallace Collection. They actually created two very different versions, one in 1998 and this one, first appearing in 2001, with an accompanying music video featuring puppets...

No Ordinary Morning – Chicane

Chicane is a British composer, who began his main musical career with the 1997 release of “Far from the Maddening Crowds”, an album considered a significant milestone in the history of Trance music. This track, “No Ordinary Morning”, came from...