Side-Line Reviews about Voin Oruwu

Background/Info: Voin Oruwu is a project driven by Dmitriy Avksentiev.  “Etudes From A Starship” seems to be the second album by the artist. The work has been inspired by astral themes. Content: The album invites the listener to join a fantasy universe created by the simple power of music. This music is clearly ambient- and […]

Voin Oruwu reviewed by Beach Sloth

Sci-Fi elements play a critical role in Vion Oruwu’s shadowy “Tales From A Starship”. Done with the utmost of care the whole of the album glimmers with a glorious sheen. Atmospheric to its very core Voin Oruwu proves to have a great ear for melody allowing the drones to unfurl in majestic, awe-inspiring ways. The […]

Toneshift review for Voin Oruwu “Etudes From A Starship”

As Titan opens there’s a spacey shimmer in the sweet theme emerging. A clear, bright journey has been launched by Kiev-based Voin Oruwu (Dmitriy Avksentiev). Between the tones and the gorgeous Mars-like surface textures of the brick-colored coverart (paintings courtesy Dmytro Fedorenko) this is a melodic leap into the space race. The lead track moves fluidly into Rising and then Blur Planet which […]

Chain D.L.K. review for Sturqen “Survivalismo”

Under the genuinely sonic aspect, this new album by Portuguese duo Sturqen (real names David Arantes and Cesar Rodrigues, from Oporto) for the knowingly excellent label Kvitnu, which cab be reasonably considered a milestone for lovers of power electronics, industrial techno, rhythmic noise and acid sonorities, maybe cannot be considered a fully fledged turning point, […]

Interview with Zavoloka for Side-Live reviews

Kateryna Zavoloka is an Ukrainian female musician, sound artist, performer and graphic designer. She’s involved with different music projects, Zavoloka being her solo-work where she explores digital- and analogue sound synthesis combined with Ukrainian ancient folk songs and traditional instruments. Zavoloka is already active for several years now and has released a respectable number of […]