Friday 30 September 2011
Just posted - our latest Spotify playlist featuring another hour of dark music that has influenced or inspired us over the years. Artists include Silver Apples, the Orb, Broadcast and plenty more besides.
If you have Spotify, click HERE
Monday 26 September 2011
Another great review for City Paranoid's 'Closedown' courtesy of Dj Astro at Finland's Psychotropic Zone e-zine:
Okay, some more hallucinatory, ice-cold ambient aural tapestry from Paranoid Foundation’s Crispin Lee from London. As you can maybe conclude from the title of this 26-minute 11-tracker, Lee indicates that this is his last disc under the City Paranoid name and the guy is now going to focus on the more collective Paranoid Foundation project again. As usual, Lee tells his dark stories over the psychedelic and very experimental sonic landscape created with manipulated field recordings and acoustic and electronic sound sources in his cool as a cucumber, minimal and motionless style, and there’s no rhythm or melody to be found. Well, maybe there is a bit of melody on the final track “When We Wake” that is also in other ways somewhat different from the otherwise quite similar, short tracks. The atmosphere is very dark, bleak and forlorn, but I still (or just because of it) find myself enjoying the ride.
Link to the the original review HERE
Thursday 15 September 2011
more airplay to report:
Paranoid Foundation's 'Threads' is currently riding high in the electronic music charts compiled by Kamloops Campus/Community Radio station, CFBX 92.5 FM in BC, Canada... http://thex.ca/charts/topgenres.php
Tuesday 6 September 2011
I am pleased to announce that after some delays, Crispin's latest solo CD 'Closedown' under his 'City Paranoid' pseudonym is out today on the Paranoid Foundation label! It is available on CD and mp3 direct from the Paranoid Foundation store above or via the usual sources... CDBaby, itunes, amazon and all good retailers!
This is one for the fans of our more extreme, dark ambient style. A late night, dark room, headphones listen for sure...