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My review of "The Door Into Winter" CD by Juta Takahashi

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Relaxing ambient music created w/ Strymon BIG SKY reverb + Novation Supernova 2 synth

Hi all, wanted to share my first ambient music created with Strymon BIG SKY reverb pedal (combined with a Novation Supernova II synth).Titled "And The Angels Cried", it's a slowly evolving ambient space music piece. The SN2 provides the melodies via…See More
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My review of "The Door Into Winter" CD by Juta Takahashi

Posted by Richard Gürtler on April 20, 2015 at 10:47am 1 Comment

It seems like Japanese drifter Jutaro "Juta" Takahashi took a little break during 2014 as his previous CD, remastered edition of "Seabound" album, was released during April 2013. "The Door Into Winter", which is out since the beginning of March 2015, is another chapter in Juta Takahashi's series of his reissued/remastered albums. This album was originally released as a CDr, back in 2007 as his second album. Even if I am quite familiar with the discography of this respected dronescaper, I didn't have any chance to explore the original edition, so I am really excited to unlock "The Door Into Winter" even if the winter time is gone in the Northern Hemispheres. As usual for each release of Juta Takahashi on his own Lunisolar Records, a glass mastered CD is packaged in jewel case with elegant artwork and additional liner notes.



"Northern Horizon", the opening piece clocks to 13 minutes and instantly transports the listener into stunningly expansive panoramas, thus the title couldn't have been any better. Magnificently monochromatic drone securely rides above hauntingly evocative layer, balmily undulating and continuously counterpointed with distinguishly piercing blankets, always holding the insignias of this crafted soundsculptor. Maybe I repeat this quite often, when reviewing Juta Takahashi's albums, but every time I am enthralled, how he is constantly able to carve all those gorgeously immersing disruptive sheets and then masterfully mingle them with mesmerizingly surrounding flatlined and barren vistas. "Northern Horizon" is definitely a great example of this wizardry, it's utterly harmonious and spaciously engrossing mindscape, I feel like I am listening to some long-form composition, eternally lasting. Well-shaped, Juta!!! The next piece, "Enlightenment", is only…

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Fellirium - Show me your true self

Posted by Fellirium on April 19, 2015 at 7:31am 1 Comment

Track from unexpected forthcoming EP ‘Radiance’. Sound sources for this release are my spontaneous improvisations on electric guitar and digital piano, wrapped in various sound effects.

Just saying 'Hey'

Posted by J.M. Von Kotterhausen on April 18, 2015 at 3:30pm 1 Comment

I haven't posted anything in a while. I am working my way up to chat, which might seem weird. I'm kinda weird. Yeah, I'm sort of a recluse. I try not to put it out there often, but I get nervous around other artists or in general talking about art. I'm a savant..if you wanna put idiot before that word as it usually is..hopefully not derogatory interpretation. 

I am looking toward ambient; definitely juggling, between the live Techno, visuals, and I was supposed to be making videos way back. I write weird esoteric stuff. Some, I think, misunderstand it. Being raised in a strict fundamentalist home, I think they'll take it as attack on their religion or something. Inadvertently, it might just because I'm vehemently not into the hierarchical system my abuses stemmed from. Very patriarchal. So, I'm really an all things femme divine oriented soul. Like, I just did a track called Arianrhod. I think I drive listeners crazy a bit because many are either World Soul by default or they feel I'm not anchored and sling them around culture to culture or archetype to very extremely different archetype. I like listening to Terence McKenna but really DISagree [oops edit] "culture is not your friend". I guess it depends how interpreted..? There is Culture and then there is deeply ingrained dislikes, but I do differentiate ego limitations from infancy versus appreciation of diversity and getting to do new, weird stuff that otherwise isn't in the scope of our norms about what society or the Art even is or can be. 

haha..I just signed on to post something cool. A pic or art I liked, since it had been a while. Hope everyone is doing great and making mad, beautiful symphonies and concert performances. Or, if not, obstacles kicked out of your way. Do it up!

An art [not my work] from back on my hard drive. Persephone and Demeter..? That's what my file said. Happy weekend, all here. …

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Relaxing ambient music created w/ Strymon BIG SKY reverb + Novation Supernova 2 synth

Posted by synth4ever on April 18, 2015 at 3:16pm 1 Comment

Hi all, wanted to share my first ambient music created with Strymon BIG SKY reverb pedal (combined with a Novation Supernova II synth).

Titled "And The Angels Cried", it's a slowly evolving ambient space music piece. The SN2 provides the melodies via arpeggiator and filter/envelope adjustments, while the Strymon BigSky provides the atmosphere. I must say I am quite impressed by the BigSky's reverb capabilities... it can produce some amazingly dense textures with near infinite decay, and it sounds amazing when hooked up to synths.

Anyway, enjoy the video montage... I hope the music and visuals take you on a journey.

Cheers

-synth4ever

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Thought Radio Playlist for April 18, 2015.

Posted by Bill Fox on April 18, 2015 at 2:43pm 0 Comments

Thought Radio Playlist for April 18, 2015.
http://soundscapes.us/thoughtradio/playlists/2015/150418.html
http://billfox.blogspot.com/2015/04/thought-radio-playlist-for-april-18-2015.html

RECAP:
In Phase 1, the special on Sequences electronic music magazine continued. In Phase 3, music from the Royal Philharmonic Orchestra's new album "Plays Prog Rock Classics" on Cleopatra Records.

Forrest Fang 'Dreaming Neon Currents' track - Igneous Flame Rework

Posted by Igneous Flame on April 18, 2015 at 5:01am 0 Comments

Forrest very kindly let me me have a go at reworking his 'Dreaming Neon Currents' track.

My reworked version is here:
https://soundcloud.com/igneous-flame/dreaming-neon-currents-igneous-flame-rework

Forrest's original is here:
https://soundcloud.com/forrest-fang/dreaming-neon-currents-032215

Minimalism abounds !

Listen to Thought Radio

Posted by Bill Fox on April 17, 2015 at 10:59pm 0 Comments

THOUGHT RADIO ON WMUH
http://soundscapes.us/thoughtradio
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Thought Radio, the Saturday edition of The AM/FM Show, is on at 6 am EDT/GMT-4.  In Phase One, I will continue the special on Sequences Electronic Music Magazine's sampler CDs.  In Phase 3, I'll play music from the album by the Royal Philharmonic Orchestra, "Plays Prog Rock Classics" on Cleopatra Records.

The show features electronic, ambient, and spacemusic at the beginning, an eclectic mix of genres in the middle, and winds up with Progressive Rock.

Tune in at 91.7 FM or on the internet at http://muhlenberg.edu/wmuh/stream.html

Galactic Travels Playlist #941 for April 16, 2015, on WDIY 88.1 FM.

Posted by Bill Fox on April 17, 2015 at 10:16pm 0 Comments

Galactic Travels Playlist #941 for April 16, 2015, on WDIY 88.1 FM.
http://soundscapes.us/gt/playlists/2015/150416.html
http://billfox.blogspot.com/2015/04/galactic-travels-playlist-941-for-april.html

RECAP:
On this show, I continued the month-long focus on Sensitive Chaos. The Featured CD at Midnight was "Seeker After Patterns" on Subsequent Records.

Listen to Galactic Travels

Posted by Bill Fox on April 16, 2015 at 9:18am 0 Comments

GALACTIC TRAVELS ON WDIY
http://galactictravels.info
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Tonight at 11 pm EDT/GMT-4 on Galactic Travels, I'll continue the month-long Special Focus on Sensitive Chaos.  The Featured CD at Midnight will be "Seeker After Patterns" on Subsequent Records.  The Special Focus page is at http://soundscapes.us/gt/playlists/2015/focus.html#apr

Galactic Travels is an electronic, ambient, and space music show that airs each Thursday at 11:04 pm on WDIY 88.1 FM, Allentown and Bethlehem, 93.9 FM in Easton and Phillipsburg, 93.7 FM in Fogelsville and Trexlertown, and on the internet at http://wdiy.org.

To ensure the continuation of Galactic Travels, become a WDIY member now! http://ow.ly/pJhCf

Chat has officially moved.

Posted by John K-N on April 13, 2015 at 8:00am 0 Comments

To quickly drop in as a guest...   https://www.hipchat.com/guuRXlakU

To join and be a member - which includes seeing a little chat history, private chats, and the ability to turn off the beeping notifications:

https://www.hipchat.com/invite/327827/14eec50e25c44b3ce08a0ab737379c7d

You'll want to click "Lobby" and the room "Relaxedmachinery".

If youl've already signed up - use this link to get to chat:  https://relaxedmachinery.hipchat.com/

thanks! 

John

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