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Whadayaknow, Ableton users?
Whether you’re an existing user or considering it for the first time, this month online school Dubspot is giving away 30 video lessons on using the software, free, through the end of June only. So, I turned to my friend Thavius Beck (Plug Research Records), LA-based producer and rapper, and master instructor, to make something exclusively for CDM to add a little more free knowledge. If you are playing…Continue
Added by Joel Sutton on June 22, 2012 at 10:41pm — No Comments
One of the great things about doing this podcast is that there is always more fantastic ambient music to share with you. In particular I have a brand new unreleased track from Steve Brand as well as a favorite from Still Stream's artist of the month Palancar. Happy dreaming
Added by Joel Sutton on June 18, 2012 at 2:39am — No Comments
Another lovely collection of tracks for you this episode. Finally I have the podcast relocated but there's still some catch up work to do. I'll get the live and podcast episodes synced soon. Until then happy dreaming.
Looks like my good friend Disturbed Earth has been busy! Here's his latest album:
This album was recorded at my dear friend Peter Webb's farm called Wonyip, and by the side of the road in Bayswater with my brother Philip and put together in my place in Melbourne, Australia in 2012.
Although the guitar stuff on this album breaks no new ground, I have…Continue
I'm very proud to have been asked to contribute to the Take to the Trees fund raising project. Please consider donating. You'll get a brand new Crystal Dreams track as well as some other fantastic music from some very talented…Continue
Added by Joel Sutton on May 1, 2012 at 9:55pm — No Comments
A quick tangent away from Complex Silence this week to celebrate the new commercial release of Peter James's new Landfall release on Relaxed Machinery. Dream well.
Dream Time - Episode 7
- Landfall by Peter James
This episode I have another long form piece from the Complex Silence series. A track by a personal favorite artist of mine, Tange. Tange also has a radio show on stillstream.com which airs weekly. It's definitely worth checking out if you enjoy this podcast. Happy dreams.
Dream Time - Episode 6
- Complex Silence 17 Part 1 by Tange
Added by Joel Sutton on April 16, 2012 at 3:24am — No Comments
For the next few episodes I'll be featuring some long form tracks from the Complex Silence series. To kick off I've included one of my own releases under the Crystal Dreams flag from Complex Silence 19. Happy dreams.
Dream Time - Episode 5
- One by Crystal Dreams
Added by Joel Sutton on April 5, 2012 at 6:00pm — No Comments
For this episode I've chosen a nice long form track by Phillip Wilkerson for you to dream to. Then I've rounded off the podcast with a beautiful track from Mirada. Happy dreams. :)
Dream Time - Episode 4
- Radiance by Phillip Wilkerson
- Truth in the Face of Adversity by Mirada
Added by Joel Sutton on April 4, 2012 at 6:00pm — No Comments
After a very busy week broadcasting on stillstream.com and playing live on electro-music.com I've managed to complete this weeks episode just in time. Happy dreams.
Dream Time - Episode 3
- Promise by The Lovely Moon
- Still by Andrew Lahiff
- Promontorium Heraclides by Palancar
- Rainmaker by Altus
- One Prayer; One Hundred Answers by…
Added by Joel Sutton on April 3, 2012 at 6:00pm — No Comments
Time for another sleepy podcast. Don't forget to tune into electro-music.com for the live extended version every Sunday at 10:30am GMT/UTC.
- Warm Air by Phillip Wilkerson
- Sanguine by Mirada
- Sodium Glow by Altus
- Soothing Image 4 by Bing…
Added by Joel Sutton on April 2, 2012 at 11:56pm — No Comments
Welcome to the first edition of the Dream Time podcast. This episode features a few of my favorite tracks available for free and legal download from the artists web site. I hope you enjoy them as much as I do.
- Shine by Altus
- The Adagio for Dreamers by Phillip Wilkerson
- shimmering by ambienteer
- Metalic Skies by Lucette…
Added by Joel Sutton on March 30, 2012 at 11:53pm — No Comments
The World Community Grid have just reminded us of this great project they're working on. If you'd like to participate with any free CPU cycles then please do join me by visiting worldcommunitygrid.org.
Project Status and Findings:
Information on the Help Fight Childhood Cancer project may be…
Added by Joel Sutton on February 15, 2012 at 8:57pm — No Comments
A few months ago, we began tracking the starting point of every sale that happens on Bandcamp. In the course of looking at the data (which we’re using to help us plan out what to do next), we’ve noticed something awesome: every day, fans are buying music that they specifically set out to get for free.
For example, just this morning someone paid $10 for an album after Googling “lelia broussard torrent.” A bit later, a fan plunked down $17 after searching for “murder by death, skeletons…Continue
Shopping bags are so comfy…Continue
After many months of hard work I'm pleased to announce the release of Sedation. This release is a musical journey inspired by the periods of my life when I have needed to use medication to manage my mental health.
Different types of medications can have a wide range of side effects, most of which are unpleasant. However with patience, tolerance, and combined therapy these kinds of treatments can…Continue
This weeks ImprovFriday time is a bit short today so back to the old loops and improv in Ableton. The M1, Dimension Pro, FM8, and Alchemy soft synths all make…Continue
Added by Joel Sutton on December 2, 2011 at 4:21am — No Comments