Featured Mixes

Prowling the Blur’s Edge

by LOTUS LUNGS

Guitar trio Lotus Lungs takes the instrument through the looking glass to new, unexplored worlds. This is the opener from their 2019 album, the first RBR Guitar Improv Summit, and captures their high-energy improvisational alchemy.

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Frequencies of Unconditional Love

by DODD-HOSKINS

Vocalist Vickie Dodd channels sound from the cosmic consciouness. Cellist James Hoskins adds a dynamic instrumental voice. Their album Found Sound is a series of organic, otherworldly duets.

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Apartment Horse or Lost Deer?

by SLAUGHTRHAUS

Modular synthesis wizard Slaughtrhaus has been converting electronic signals to atmospheric grooves for the past two decades. This sample from the record Inverted Ziggurat offers a peak at the riches within.

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Primalia

by SPONTANEA

Free improv quartet Spontanea builds surrealistic soundscapes, captured in the moment. This cut from their album Flow features interplay between flute, electric harp, electric and acoustic guitars.

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Elevator to Venus

by VWAM

Vancouver Women’s Ambient Music Collective is riding a wave of new energy in the West Coast electronic music scene. “ETV” is a high-density joyride from their first album, Amphibian Star.

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Darkest Hour

by 5P6

This distinctive passage from the album Law of the Wavefront, "Darkest Hour" uses repetition, phasing effects and dissonance to set a theme and build tension toward a dramatic conclusion. 

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Altica Ambiens

by BUGS IN THE BASEMENT

Bugs In the Basement thinks big, as grand tracks from their long-running podcast illustrate. Patience is rewarded, as the duet’s live improvisational journeys ease into your consciousness. “Altica” is a hit single from Vol. 1.

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Floating Mountain

by LOTUS LUNGS

Experimentation is a major thread in Lotus Lungs’ freewheeling set in the Guitar Improv Summit. Using their prepared guitar process, the trio spontaneously generates sonic textures that fuel a fresh and exotic composition.

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Being Restored

by DODD-HOSKINS

Music has the power to transform on a highly personal level, and no two people experience it the same way. Vickie Dodd’s voice and James Hoskins’ cello create an introspective, meditative field in this sample from Found Sound.

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