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Les Fontaines
Magic Touch

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Les Fontaines Magic Touch 12″LP/DL (paplus31) LES FONTAINES are a Toronto “éléctro-psyche” synth pop duo. Their debut 8 track album MAGIC TOUCH is out now on Toronto’s paper+sound label. Released on 150-gramme vinyl and digital download. Lorenz Peter (synths, noise, turntables) has played in numerous […]

Chromosphere
Down Drafting

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Chromosphere Down Drafting Download (paplus27) …like a feather caught in a down draft, it becomes increasingly improbable to determine where it will hit the ground and with what force of impact. All one can really do is enjoy the path it takes. How like life… […]

naw
Sub Bus

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naw Sub Bus Download (paplus26) Sub Bus b/w Low Level Transit Movement came out of a series of experiments that involved myself responding in real time musically to my daily public transit commutes to and from my day job. These commutes which at the time […]

Various
Quiet Drones 5

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Various Quiet Drones 5 Download (paplus25) Quiet Drones 5 is the latest installment in the continuing compilation series of experimental ambient drone music. This edition focuses on Toronto and surrounding area based musicians. The eight pieces on Quiet Drones 5 all aim to distance the […]

Taperecorder
Relax Into My Arms

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Taperecorder Relax Into My Arms Download (paplus23) Having previously helmed Intergalactic Faerie Funk and Mossyrock, Marc Francis’ latest project finds him entirely on his own, crafting swingy-swag, dreamy-dirty, fearless dancefloor shoegaze. With his ramshackle, bargain basement, DIY approach to technology, Taperecorder’s roots are deep in […]

Processor

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Processor

Processor Tape/Download (paplus24) Processor creates a cyclical vortex of sound, hypnotic, relentless and chaotic. Dark driving basslines, jagged shapes, like shrapnel fly among electric swells and echoes. Many of these songs were written in the summer of 2012 and have since then exploded into the […]

Heiki
Future System

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Heiki Future System Download (paplus22) Following last year’s dreamSTATE VS. Heiki “The North Shore” album, paper+sound label boss Heiki Sillaste releases his first solo single in two years. Moving away from the zero-bpm ambience of his last album, Heiki’s “Future System” track is an uptempo […]

Chromosphere
Miranda

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Miranda

Chromosphere Miranda Download (paplus21) Chromosphere is the solo project of Digital Poodle and Kinder Atom alumnus Kris Helstrom. Often tightly packed with special guests, Chromosphere is an electro-forum for odd, and sometimes not so odd, musical ideas.

Various
Sound of Paper 3

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Various Sound of Paper 3 FREE Download (paplus20) Sound Of Paper 3 marks the twentieth release on PAPER+SOUND. This third volume previews music pulled from the previous six releases on the label and includes tracks and remixes from Taperecorder, Heiki, Chromosphere, Kinder Atom and dreamSTATE. […]

DreamState
vs.
Heiki
The North Shore

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DreamState vs. Heiki The North Shore CD/Download (paplus19) Recorded in January 2012 by ambient duo dreamSTATE (Scott M2 & Jamie Todd) with electronic sound-artist Heiki Sillaste “The North Shore” sonically evokes the Canadian winters of their lifetimes – travels through white fields and deep woods, […]

Various
Quiet Drones 4

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QD4

Various Quiet Drones 4 Download (paplus18) Quiet Drones 4 is the latest installment in the continuing compilation series of experimental ambient drone music. This edition focuses on the theme of winter cold. The four pieces on Quiet Drones 4, all attempt to create a detached […]

Atonement
Age of Atonement
e.p.

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Atonement Age of Atonement e.p. Download (paplus17) Atonement is the recording project of Heiki Sillaste (Digital Poodle, Kinder Atom) and David S. Faris (Parade), exploring the further reaches of electronic sound and improvised music. Formed in the late ’90s, Atonement is an outlet for uninhibited […]

Chromosphere
e.p.2

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Chromosphere e.p.2 Download (paplus16) Chromosphere is the solo project of Digital Poodle and Kinder Atom alumnus Kris Helstrom. Often tightly packed with special guests, Chromosphere is an electro-forum for odd, and sometimes not so odd, musical ideas.

Various
Quiet Drones 3

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Quiet Drones 3

Various Quiet Drones 3 Download (paplus14) Quiet Drones 3 is the latest and greatest (in our humble opinion) compilation of pure ambient bliss!

Heiki
Making Up Words e.p.

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Heiki Making Up Words e.p. Download (paplus07) Heiki (Hey-Key) is a veteran of the Toronto electronic music scene. Since 1987, Heiki Sillaste has released an impressive catalogue of well over 45 synthesizer-based records and made over 150 compilation appearances. Written and Produced by Heiki Sillaste […]

Heiki
Making Up Words
video

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Video directed by Heiki. Track taken from the Making Up Words E.P./Download (paplus07)

Various
Sound of Paper 2

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Sound Of Paper 2

Various Sound of Paper 2 FREE Download (paplus15) paper+sound is a newish Toronto based electronic music label, releasing music under the broad sub-categories of ambient, techno, house, dub, downtempo and experimental sounds. Sound of Paper 2 is a FREE mixed collection of tracks taken from […]

Chromosphere
Spectral Omissions

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Chromosphere Spectral Omissions CD/DL (paplus13) Chromosphere is the solo project of Kris Helstrom, an alumnus of Digital Poodle and Kinder Atom. Chromosphere’s third full-length album, Spectral Omissions mostly discards beats, in favour of highly textured washes of sound. The restrained compositions feature layers of drones […]

naw
Climate Adaptive Capacity

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Naw

naw Climate Adaptive Capacity CD/DL (paplus12) climate adaptive capacity is another foray into to the psyche of naw’s abstract interpretations of the world we live in. As in the past naw draws in his continued inspiration of the sound ecology of cities, places and spaces […]