The Sound of Zen : Jonas Munk Talks ‘Minimum Resistance’ and His Quiet Act of Rebellion

Jonas Munk is what I’d call a renaissance man. Munk moves among many musical circles; either through his label El Paraiso Records(which he co-runs with Causa Sui band mate Jakob Skott), his ambient/new age label Azure Vista Records, as well as through the countless projects he’s been involved in as collaborator, producer, or sonic wizard […]

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Billow Observatory : III: Chroma/Contour

It’s always a wondrous thing to step into a Billow Observatory record. The electronic duo of Jonas Munk(Causa Sui) and Jason Kolb(Auburn Lull) don’t make your typical ambient electronic. Theirs is more this crystalline sound that feels like stepping into uncharted territory, or stumbling into the fortress of solitude. They build immaculate walls of drone, […]

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Bliss Out : On The Record Part Three With Azure Vista Records and Label Runner Jonas Munk

There’s truly some magic coming from Denmark. There’s this sort of otherworldly power the emanates from the ground and spacial shores that outline the Baltic Sea, Kattegat, Skagerrat, and The Lakes, Copenhagen. Proof of this? Look no further than El Paraiso Records. In part one of this record label series I discussed El Paraiso and […]

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Auburn Lull : Hypha

If you’re not paying attention you may just miss the existential beauty that engulfs the music of Auburn Lull. There’s a gauzy drift that permeates from this Lansing, Michigan-based dream pop band and the music they create. Ever since their 1999 debut Alone I Admire there was always this feeling that the band had some […]

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