RTN023 – Dirty Inputs – Many Earths

Dirty Inputs is Aaron Dawson, a musician and VJ based in Toronto, Canada. Dawson was part of the Toronto ambient drone collective Off The International Radar who have shared the stage with the likes of Holy Fuck, A Place To Bury Strangers, Junior Boys, Quintron and Nadja among many others. Having grown up in the Rocky Mountain foothills of Western Canada and then moving […]

RTN022 – Soulacybin – Crystalline Visions

Concocted by John LaBoone’s Soulacybin project, Crystalline Visions is a showcase of sublime psychedelic ambience surrounded by a thick layer of rumbling dub and echo-tinged guitars. From the beginning we are launched into a sonic voyage through ethereal space and cascade through meditative soundscapes seamlessly, right through to the very end. Opening track Bolzar commences this introspection with hooky […]

RTN021 – Kinesthetiac – Fields Of Thought

Retronym’s youngest producer Jared VanMatre creates yet another gem in the form of feature length album, Fields Of Thought. Jared aka Kinesthetiac continues his somewhat prodigious talent with an ear for creative nuance and technical ability most of us could have only dreamed of having in our mid-teens. Fields Of Thought is an exploration of many different […]

RTN020 – Kinesthetiac – Gander

Indiana-based Jared VanMatre is the youngest artist we have had on our release roster to date and at only 14-years-old, could be considered something of a prodigy with his ability to create such accomplished and gorgeous music with extremely polished production to boot. Following on from the Eternal album recently released on his SoundCloud page with heaps […]

RTN019 – Boreal Network – Means Business

Means Business is a record that begins by looking directly into the heart of the corporate art aesthetic, using the fictitious Boreal Network organization itself as a lens through which to peer into a world of glistening office parks and freshly printed documents. The first half of the record gleams with polish and bravado, promising high […]

RTN018 – Daylight Rain – Lazurite EP

Lazurite is the debut EP under project Naal’s Daylight Rain pseudonym. From the very start we are introduced to dipping chords, pitching melodies and beautiful twinkles which are thematic throughout and appear to glide and phase patiently via perfectly dusted magnetic tape. Daylight Rain somehow manages to squeeze in countless amounts of sound yet nothing […]

RTN017 – Trills – Blue Metabolic Sunrise

Jonathan Jindra returns to Retronym yet again, this time under his well-established Trills pseudonym. Blue Metabolic Sunrise displays shimmering beauty from start to finish. The first few tracks are trademark Trills, patient melodies crafted around deep kicks and echoing snares with a wall of beauteous twinkles and dischords with percussion that flickers between downtempo and […]