Dave Lancaster releases new ambient album DRONE ALONE

Citing influence from the likes of Brian Eno, Vangelis, Jóhann Jóhannsson, Max Richter and Trent Reznor/Atticus Ross, Drone Alone is an album of longform ambient instrumentals intended for contemplation whether as background listening or more intense focus.

Book review: The Mongolian Conspiracy by Rafael Bernal

It’s as if the lead character of a madcap Hunter S Thompson novel has stumbled into a Graham Greene thriller – that’s the best way I can hope to set the scene for Rafael Bernal’s 1969 cult classic The Mongolian Conspiracy.

So I finally finished Shantaram…

I must’ve started reading this 933 page epic a year or so ago. From the first chapter I knew I loved it. And yet it took me so long to actually get through it. I realise now that I didn’t want to part with it.