cold. – bleak

Recommendation: ☀☁☁ bleak is the last of the Nirvana Port releases, capping off the label’s ten-month run with not a bang, but a whisper.1 In fifteen minutes, cold. ends the second Dream Catalogue imprint with a stark “click” that suggests turning the lights off before leaving – or, more fittingly in theme with the Port/Vault imagery of D.C. imprints, the […]

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LOTW | 21 November – 27 November: Nirvana Port

This week’s album-of-the-week isn’t an album at all. It’s our first “label feature” on Sunbleach: Nirvana Port, a short-lived imprint from the Dream Catalogue label, owned and operated by HKE and telepath. Its nine releases touch drone music, breakbeat, noise, furniture music, and ambient DnB; and sometimes, all within the same album. Nirvana Port is something of a little sister […]

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Dream Catalogue unveils the Vault XYO imprint

Shortly after the unveiling and almost-immediate closure of Vault EVE, the London-based label Dream Catalogue (owned by HKE and telepath) has opened the next “vault” in their ARG series of progressive electronica, ghost tech, and vapor(-ish) imprints, this time called Vault XYO. This vault is described on the imprint’s bandcamp page as being the “most ancient” of the vaults thus […]

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DARKPYRAMID – ELECTRIC▲L TE▲RDROPS

Recommendation: ☀☁☁ ELECTRIC▲L TE▲RDROPS is the first album from the DARKPYRAMID1 project, released through Dream Catalogue in March of 2014 as the twelfth overall release by the fledgling label. It’s the start of the “love story”2 narrative in the DARKPYRAMID albums, which isn’t readily apparent but may be seen in the accompanying text of a woman finding comfort in the […]

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