Reviews Submissions

fn issue October 2011
'N-Plants' - Biosphere
'Sky Snails' - The Electric Golem
'Echo Park' - Willamette
'Gramophone Transmissions' - Broken Harbour
'Negative Space' - Blue Sausage Infant
'Home Patterning' - compilation
'Polychromatic Integers' - Richard Lainhart
'Generate Records' - compilation
'Sung In Broken Symmetry' - Aquarelle

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Furthernoise is currently migrating to another portal and is not accepting releases until early 2012. Watch this space for further news on when we will be accepting releases again.

Every month Furthernoise review and feature a wide spectrum of cross genre music and sound works from submissions sent to us. These can be live recordings including audio installations, independent CDRs and CD / vinyl label releases. Although we cannot guarantee your submission will be reviewed, we do listen to everything we receive.

It is our policy that all reviews contain selected mp3s of the featured works, which are also streamed from the sites audio player. This is governed by a Creative Commons Attribution-Noncommercial-No Derivative Works 2.0 UK: England & Wales License. By submitting material we assume your permission to use the work in this way.

Furthernoise.org net label

Furthernoise regularly curates high quality mp3 compilations and individual releases of adventurous critical music & sound. Our current series Explorations in Sound is now in it's 4th edition, and has established a reputation for quality and innovation which has gained us international critical acclaim. Each release is free to download (artwork included) and features a diverse array of artists and groups who are pushing the boundaries of their genre, exploring new terrains that communicate via sound. All works are governed by the above Creative Commons license. We have an open submissions poilicy for these releases and invite curators and artists to submit ideas and material for future releases. Please submit proposals through the sites contact address or email roger [at] furthernoise [dot] org.

Review Submission Guidelines
In the interest of sustainability, we have changed our submission policy and are now accepting submissions based on the location of nearest reviewer to the submission being sent. Below is the list of Furthernoise reviewers, territories and the genres they cover. Please send submissions to the reviewer closest to you for the most relevant genre.

Australasia / USA (West Coast)
Roger Mills - Editor
Avant Jazz, Avant Folk, Avant Classical, Drone, Electroacoustic, Electronica, Field Recordings, Experimental Beats, Improv, Radio, Live Events.
17/51-55 Alt Street. Ashfield, 2131, NSW Australia.

United Kingdom / Europe
Alan Lockett - Ambient, Drone, Electronica, Live Events.
Top Floor Flat, 9 Caledonia Place, Clifton, Bristol. BS8 4DH. UK.

USA
Derek Morton - drone, noise, electronica
4108 43rd Street
Apt. 1E
Sunnyside, NY
11104

We also encourage electronic submissions where possible. Please send covering email and description of submission to relevant genre reviewer and ftp zip file containing mp3s encoded to 96kbt. MP3s must be encoded from a 44.1Khz Wav or Aif.

What To Submit
All hard copy or net submissions must be accompanied by 2 digital images / artwork for the tumbnail and banner of the review. This can be sleeve / cover artwork or artist photograph. The images must be in the following format.

  • Thumbnail or front end artwork as jpg or gif 120 pixels height x 80 pixels width.
  • Main review banner artwork as jpg or gif 128 pixels height x 570 pixels width.

    Please also include:
  • Artist biog / statement or relevant processes
  • Release date
  • Label details (if any)
  • Relevant URLs


Please ensure that you have provided the details above as failure to do so may result in your submission being overlooked.