The Final Episode: Nightscaping Radio on Stillstream.fm - 3/4/2015

This week (3/4) is the final show for Nightscaping Radio, and for this special extra-long "With A Little Help From My Friends" edition I’ll be paying tribute specifically to the various artists I’ve gotten to know over the years

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Juta Takahashi - The Door into Winter [Remastered]

Posted by Juta Takahashi on March 4, 2015 at 9:30am 5 Comments

Beautiful, contemplative and silent ambient music by impressive analog synthesizer sounds.

Juta Takahashi is pleased to announce that his second album, "The Door into Winter", has been reissued as factory-pressed CD on March 4, 2015. The original release date is December 12, 2007. All tracks were remastered for this reissue.

The album consists of following three long-form ambient tracks.

1. Northern Horizon (12:56)
2. Enlightenment (13:24)
3. The Door into Winter (21:18)

People can buy this album from Lunisolar Records and soon from CD Baby as factory-pressed (glassmastered) CD.
Full previews are available on his official website.

The Soft Machine

Posted by Ivan Black on March 4, 2015 at 7:56am 0 Comments

The Soft Machine

My latest album based on books written by a massive influence on me and my music William S Burroughs. It’s now available on my Bandcamp Page here:

https://ivanblack.bandcamp.com/album/the-soft-machine

Tracks are as follows:

Interzone

Nova Express

Port of Saints

The Adding Machine

The Place of Dead Roads

The Soft Machine

The Third Mind

The Western Lands

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lenten cross

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ontol: A Further Reflection

Posted by aoVI ontol on March 4, 2015 at 12:24am 0 Comments

A Further Reflection is now available for free streaming/download at Bandcamp.

The album includes new approaches to tracks from 2014's The Reflection of Dreams album as well as 2 new tracks.

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‘Opaline’ and ‘IRIS’ new Igneous Flame dual album release

Posted by Igneous Flame on March 3, 2015 at 5:00am 3 Comments

‘Opaline’ and ‘IRIS’ new Igneous Flame dual album release

'Opaline' and 'IRIS' arose out of the same pool of material. On completion of the project, I realised that there was a distinction between the tracks that featured sections of percussion and 'formal' instrumentation, interspersed with more abstract tonal textures and those that were more continuous and beat-less. Hence the two separate albums.'








Full documentation here:
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Divinations Review and Album Feature

Posted by eyes cast down on March 2, 2015 at 10:07pm 0 Comments

Much gratitude to John Shanahan (Hypnagogue) for his enthusiastic review of my Divinations album, and to Brian at Our Place Radio for featuring the album on Feb. 25. Reaching such kindred spirits makes releasing the music all the more rewarding!

John says:

eyes cast down speaks in a quietly assured voice on Divinations, a suite of five pieces designed to be used for "inner work, healing and relaxation." It's something of a self-compilation, the first four tracks having previously appeared on multi-artist albums on the Free Floating netlabel and the last a recording of a live set composer Greg Moorcroft performed in 2012 and augmented in post-production in 2014. They come together here in a very pleasant, seamless and utterly relaxing flow. There's no need to turn down the volume; Moorcroft's pieces are naturally quiet, patiently carved in long, hushed pads and drones. His gossamer layers sit lightly atop one another, and even his most complex mixes of sound or percolations of texture land as more than a calm ripple. Which is wonderful. "Exquisite Divination of Patterns" sets the overall tone straight away with slowly circling ambient whispers, lightly Dopplered and paired against gentle keyboard notes. Moorcroft notes that this track marks his first use of soft synths. You'd never know, and you wouldn't care; it's enough to get carried off by the current of sound. And once you're in it, you'll stay there for the full voyage. Through the soft surroundings of "Crystalline" and on into "Radiant Perception." This is where Moorcroft gets his "loudest" and the sound reaches its most active point. The sound here pulses, sounding a bit like a bowed instrument in spots. It's got an interesting, almost hollow metallic…

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DeepWarmth - Nature 2 (Ambient, Drone, Techno)

Posted by James Shain on March 2, 2015 at 3:30pm 0 Comments

Edit from John K-N - I can't get embeds to work at the moment - apologies to James! - click here:

http://runonrecordings.bandcamp.com/album/nature-2

The first of 3 Cd releases of 2015 is coming out this Monday. Being released by Run On Recordings as a limited 100 copy Cd run + Digital, Nature 2 continues the Nature series with more Drones melded with beatwork. This time around 3 of the tracks have a more upbeat techno-ish beat to them, while still focusing on the Ambient sounds and ending with 2 very Ambient leaning tracks. The official post for the album includes a preview mix of the 5 tracks. This is a series that I'm quite proud of. That I could take an experiment and actually create more in the style when I thought I never would again.

Tracklist:

01 - Sunrise

02 - Trees

03 - Warmth

04 - Clouds

05 - Caves

Recent Spins

Posted by eyes cast down on March 2, 2015 at 12:17pm 17 Comments

What's been playing lately?

Update: 3/2/15

It's all Mr. Roach this time, as I finally got to make the pilgrimage to Tucson to imbibe the Live Event, Feb. 13-14. Report to follow but, in brief, if you haven't experienced Steve live, in the moment, you're seriously missing out. He's already booked three shows next Feb. at the same venue, Solar Culture, as well as the Gathering, Sep. 12 in Philadelphia. Be there, or be a four-sided right-angled equilateral polygon...

Steve Roach. Destination Beyond. All is Now. Invisible. Bloodmoon Rising. Dynamic Stillness. A Deeper Silence. Future Flows. Sigh of Ages. Soul Tones. Light Fantastic. Artifacts. The Delicate Forever. Back to Life.

Update: 2/11/15

Let's start with the epic...

vidnaObmana. Opera for Four Fusion Works: I: Echoes of Steel (w/Dreams in Exile); II: Phrasing the Air (w/Bill Fox); III: Reflection on Scale (w/Kenneth Kirschner); IV: The Bowing Harmony (w/Steven Wilson). Wow. Dirk Serries wrapped the 22-year vidnaObmana project with two majestic works: the visceral, gut-wrenching Dante Trilogy, and this 4-CD recycling tour-de-force. Working with acoustic guitar, soprano sax, piano and voice, Serries creates magic throughout, with more highlights than there’s room to mention here. Sometimes, it’s pushing the experimental ethos about as far as I can listen (which would be nothing for a lot of folks), but never gets too weird (subjective, again).

Stephan Micus. Panagia. A major discovery, at long last! Panagia is Stephan’s 20th ECM album in his 60th year. All acoustic instruments (mostly plucked strings and bells) and Stephan’s voices; nothing electronic. And all sacred music. Not to be missed! Since he lives…

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Robert Rich Demo's the Prophet Pro 2 synth

Posted by Julio Di Benedetto on March 2, 2015 at 8:38am 3 Comments

I have been eyeing Dave Smith instruments recently and came across this....great sounding synth and especially in Roberts hands

DSI Pro2 Demonstrating new presets by robertrich on SoundCloud - Hear the world’s sounds

The Final Episode: Nightscaping Radio on Stillstream.fm - 3/4/2015

Posted by Har on March 2, 2015 at 8:00am 3 Comments

This week (3/4) is the final show for Nightscaping Radio, and for this special extra-long "With A Little Help From My Friends" edition I’ll be paying tribute specifically to the various artists I’ve gotten to know over the years, and will be playing tracks by (in alphabetical order!): Altocumulus, Altus, Broken Harbour, Caul, Chad Kettering, Claire Fitch, Cousin Silas, Dave Luxton, Desert Mystic, Emerald Adrift, Eyes Cast Down, Ivilion, Jason Sloan, Jeff Duke, Joe McMahon, Juan R Leon, Kevin Haller (R.I.P.), Lily Pond Orchestra (R.I.P.), Metlay!, Michelle Cross & Joe Frawley, Mirada, Nathan Youngblood, Numina, Palancar, Phillip Wilkerson, Pixyblink & Disturbed Earth, Pyne, Radharc, RK Martin, Robojam, Sickle, Stephen Briggs, Steve Rose, Tange, The Elysium Facade, The Tunnel Singer, and usr/sbin.

And of course, my deepest thanks goes out to all the listeners who’ve stuck with me through all these years! :)

The show starts a little earlier than usual at 6:45PM and will run to about 10:00PM Eastern. Do stop by, won’t you? :)

Listen: http://www.stillstream.fm

Watch/Listen in HD:…

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