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Drone Warfare Tapes Vinyl, CD & tapes from this label at Norman Records

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Richard Riggs

On this cassette Richard Riggs has constructed a series of bleak dystopian drones which, according to the press release at least, evoke "the ruins, tendrils, vines and flora of a possible future in which the triumph of vegetation is total", and considering that the tracks have names like 'Half Rusted, Half Collapsed', 'The Waterless Flood' and '...view item »

Phil Maguire
smll hnd / dcftfl hnd

Here's a tape from Phil Maguire, 'smll hnd/dctfl hnd' (pronounced "smell hand/deceitful hound") which features seven tracks of static drones. Now from my experience static drones can be some of the hardest drones to write about because they are, well, static. More of a meditation tool than a journey to be documented. There's only 50 of t...view item »


This album is very different from most 'normal' or mainstream music, and when I first heard it it was unlike anything I had ever listened to before. It creates a bleak yet calming urban-feeling atmosphere filled with warm, lo-fi sounds. Overall it is very minimalist and very easy to listen to. It is definitely in my list of top ten favou...view item »
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Richard Riggs
The Malcontent

Coming across as some lost numbers-station meets electronic wasteland this tape ebbs and flows from one lo-fi creep-out to another. It's good, but compared to the genuinely odd and disturbing Conet Project comes across as a second-rate facsimilie. The reference points are too obvious, the cold-war paranoid exp...view item »