Delighted to announce the next Alien Jams release by Hoshina Anniversary called “Odoriko” is now available for pre-order! https://alienjams.bandcamp.com/album/odoriko
Hoshina Anniversary debuts on Alien Jams with the 7-track-long album
Odoriko. Referencing the archipelago in Miyagi prefecture, the
Tokyo-based producer presents a cluster of visually harmonious symbols:
Japanese gravestones, foam and tethered objects pieced together with
minimal electronics and traditional Japanese instruments.
The grouping and intricate arrangement of these motifs results in a
measured dynamic atmosphere throughout the album. Hoshina Anniversary
guides the listener through delicate sonic structures and cathartic
tones with the opening piece “Odoriko 踊り子” pairing soothing piano
melodies with gentle propulsion, followed by the haunting undertones of
”Honkomatsuishi 本小松石”. The striking “Abuku 泡” is driven by lucid synth
lines, while “Matsushima 松島” is more abstract in terms of both structure
and rhythm. Across the 7 pieces, Hoshina Anniversary balances creative
sound design with effortless flow, all the while conveying a range of
emotions that tell a captivating story as the album unfolds.
We are pleased to announce a new release on Alien Jams by Wilted Woman and Nick Klein, due out on May 10th.
We are delighted to announce a new release on Alien Jams, by YAWS called NEW.
The next Alien Jams release is “NEW” brought to us by Australian artist YAWS. Recorded earlier this year in his hometown, this 12″ marks a new headspace for this London based producer, coinciding with a long and painful visa renewal process that kept him out of the UK for most of this year. YAWS brings forth a EP of six all killer no filler jam outs. Constructed during a period of transience and reflection, YAWS stripped back his usual setup to skeletal form, while placing an emphasis on process, experimentation and put simply, fun. While keeping a familiar thread of tongue in cheek throughout his work, “NEW” remains both raw and honest.
“characterised by gritty overdriven drum patterns and sporadic acidic squelches. It’s harsh, tactile, and direct, best epitomised in ‘Glower’s bulky washed-out bass hits. As explorative as it is playful, New draws on tropes of electro, electroclash, dancehall and ghettotech. Despite holding no specific tempo, each track shares a similar sense of hurtling momentum.” -If-Only