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"Emergence", released during June 2013 on Spotted Peccary/Lotuspike, is the second chapter of "Inspired Evolution" trilogy and follow-up to adventurous "Epoch". While on "Epoch" Shane Morris & Thomas Park (aka Mystified) have focused on giant dinosaurs colonizing the land, "Emergence" maps the appearance of…Continue
Added by Richard Gürtler on December 8, 2013 at 5:58am — No Comments
Jaja - HERE
Jaja is one of my favorite deep drifting space artists and frankly, one of my favorite ambient in general artists recording today. Let me say I love this album. Let me also say I love Jaja's previous solo albums. She is wonderful. Go download this -…Continue
Kathrin Manz, also known as “Matzumi” or as the "High Priestess of the synthesizer", talks about her beginnings in music, the evolution in her career, her collaborations with other musicians and much more.
Synth-caresses: Kathrin, what made you choose electronics as your musical language of communication?
Matzumi: “I did not seek it, it was like saying it. The trigger for this was certainly my first keyboard, a Hohner PSK 15. This keyboard was the beginning…Continue
Added by Jose A. on November 17, 2013 at 7:24am — No Comments
I am way, way late to the loving Yagya - Rhythm of Snow club. By the time I wanted it in like 2003/2004 - I couldn't get it - it was sold out and difficult to get as the main Euro distributor of "cool cd's" had gone under taking a lot of labels with it. Rhythm of Snow was getting $50 - $100 (and later $200) for copies.
Now it's remastered and available at bandcamp and just about…Continue
UK ambient drifter Kevin Spence, known as Stormloop, has returned during the end of hot summer weeks of 2013 with his newest, chilling album "Arctic Conditions". Again released on his own in limited and numbered edition of 50 copies and again packaged in nicely looking hand-made sleeve with stunning cover image. I…Continue
Added by Richard Gürtler on November 10, 2013 at 1:19pm — No Comments
instead of doing a new post, i decided to update my favorite music blog with another favorite special music that i have in my heart for a long time now.
it is a free netlabel release too, the wonderful Furthr - 88 Meters. around 2007 i got a tip by an italian friend and outer space wanderer (PassEnger), and since then i love this release. The ep was published on the label Enypnion but unfortunately the label is offline now. anyway, here is the info from Discogs where you find some…Continue
This time I bring you two more releases by brilliant ambient maestro Robert Scott Thompson. No doubt one of the big names of the ambient scene for many years now, whose ever-growing output still seduces us with every new release.
The two works reviewed here, “Upon The Edge Of Night” and “Blue Day” alternate brief compositions along with long suites. The two things these pair of albums have in common is the fact that they contain some tracks that didn’t fit in other…Continue
Added by Jose A. on November 6, 2013 at 4:00am — No Comments
"Far Go" is the newest album by famous German composer, sitar virtuoso and novel writer Al Gromer Khan. Released at March 1st, 2013 through RASA Music, Al's own label, as limited edition of 100 copies. It's packaged in nice digipak (design by Ramona Popa) with beautiful painting by Ghulam Ali Khan, a prolific painter…Continue
Added by Richard Gürtler on November 2, 2013 at 5:38am — No Comments
(2013) Label: Beplay Music
STYLE: New Age, Soundtrack, Contemporary Instrumental, Melodic
EternalKeys is Mimmo D’Ippolito’s instrumental project. Mimmo D’Ippolito hails from Carovigno, in Brindisi, Italy and began his music studies when he was eleven. He defines himself as…Continue
Added by Jose A. on October 31, 2013 at 11:37am — No Comments
"Sonnenwende" double CD is another chapter on Swedish gterma label focusing on fascinating mysteries of the cosmos. Released during May of 2013, German drone master returns at the top of his unmeasurable craft on "Sonnenwende" and explores solstice event. Disc one is exposing summer solstice, while the second one is…Continue
In Roswell, Georgia, based composer Robert Scott Thompson describes himself as a musical alchemist and this is definitely the best description suiting to his soundsculptings. Robert Scott Thompson has crossed my radar for the first time during the second half of the 90's with his two stunning works, "The Silent Shore"…Continue
Japanese ambient sculptor Juta Takahashi has released his previous album "Angel" during the summer of 2012. Then followed two remastered reissues, released as factory-pressed CDs, "Quiet Rain" (October 2012) and "Seabound" (April 2013). Now it's time to introduce his newest album "Transcendence", which has landed at…Continue
I started listening to Dust for the first time while in Chat this morning and just posted my comments - along the way you'll see comments from Tony Scharf aka NoiseTheorem as he joined me in chat midway through the album. I'm just going to post my comments from my first listen raw to serve as a quick tiny review for you below. The album has a wonderful flow to it and is meant to be listened front to back - Tony tells…Continue
Added by John K-N on October 10, 2013 at 9:00am — No Comments
It transports me to a world and time that i have not personally experienced before - so the journey is entirely in the hands of master composer loren nerell. his ability to lift me from this mundane existence into
vibrant colors and vibrations, frequencies... hints of jungle... of ancient structures peering into the skies
the sound of metal
shades of the ancient ancestors walking among…Continue
Added by John K-N on October 9, 2013 at 3:00pm — No Comments
An invitation to journey through ancient realms by two medicine men, productive Arizonian shamanic tribal trance drummer Byron Metcalf and virtuoso didgeridoo performer Rob Thomas, one half of the legendary Inlakesh project. "Medicine Work" CD was released during June 2013 on Byron's Dr. BAM's Music. Yes, I was…Continue
Added by Richard Gürtler on October 6, 2013 at 9:14am — No Comments
Collaboration between ambient composer and painter Amir Baghiri, a native Iranian based in Germany and ambitious German Attenuation Circuit label keeps on growing. Just the same as with "Prayers For The Earth" album, also "Light Textures" CDr comes in nice origami-style cardboard sleeve with eye-catching…Continue
Added by Richard Gürtler on September 29, 2013 at 4:51am — No Comments
US virtuoso flutist Richard Roberts known as Zero Ohms is back with his second installment for Relaxed Machinery label by utilizing his usual inventory of flutes, bass flutes and wind-controlled synthesizers. Released at the end of July 2013 (with cover design by Steve Brand), "369" is a follow-up to his masterwork…Continue
"The Great Hoop" album is one of the latest recordings by acclaimed US ambient journeyer Steve Brand. Released on one of his usual labels, Relaxed Machinery, in mid-June, 2013. Just like one of his older works, "Cahokia", also "The Great Hoop" is inspired by the magical power of Cahokia Mounds, the site of an…Continue