Glyn Lloyd-Jones – Mindmusic


Release data: Glyn Lloyd-Jones – Mindmusic DIGITAL DOWNLOAD, Private Release, 1984/2013 In an interview I conducted in November 2008, this composer talked about his first steps in music, finally being able to build a bridge between the electronics side and the musical side in the early ‘80s. Using a self-built modular analogue synthesizer with 16-note sequencer built-in, a self-built polyphonic ‘string’ synthesizer, an 8-note analogue sequencer,…

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Sequentia Legenda – Over There


Release data: Sequentia Legenda – Over There CD/DIGITAL DOWNLOAD, Private Release, 2019 Since his fine debut “Blue Dream” in 2014, French synthesist Laurent Schieber made his own personal journey through electronic music, most notably composing his own extended vision of the classic Berlin School style of the mid 70’s until the mid ‘80’s in particular. “Over There” sees a culmination of that passion as is…

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Massergy – Fire Opal


Release data: Massergy – Fire Opal CD/DIGITAL DOWNLOAD, Spotted Peccary Music, 2019 As has been the case for all previous Massergy music, Eric Jensen performed, recorded, and mixed the complete outcome entirely outdoors without the use of any sequencers, loops, software, or plugins, applying analogue, digital, and hybrid hardware exclusively. In addition no sound edits or manipulations were made after the fact, so all of the…

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Axess – Seashore


Release data: Axess – Seashore CD/DIGITAL DOWNLOAD, Spheric Music, 2018 From the start Axel Stupplich’s album “Seashore” proves to be an overall mellow and relaxing soundscape affair with a soft rhythms accompanying. Sonically the biggest part of the 70-minute result balances between ambient-lounge, chill-out, Schiller’s Einlass Musik series and the calming pieces on Mind over Matter’s early albums. If the third track “Pure Obsession” had more…

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Nigel Stanford – Solar Echoes


Release data: Nigel (John) Stanford –  Solar Echoes CD/DIGITAL DOWNLOAD, Private Release, 2014 I imagine listeners who enjoyed Nigel (John) Stanford’s 1999 release “Deep Space” (like me) may have similar expectations of this double album. First of all “Solar Echoes” isn’t actually not that new as it contains various newly remastered (and re-arranged, altered versions of) tracks from that fine debut album as well as…

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Vataff Project – Maeoma


Release data: Vataff Project – Maeoma CD/DIGITAL DOWNLOAD, Virtual Worlds Records, 2012 “Maeoma” is the fourth album by Vataff Project, aka Bulgarian musician Victor Marinov, an emotionally-charged project aiming for profound feelings of ecstasy, dance and ritual from the ancient times, the present and the future. To achieve this, Vataff Project offers a unique but also quirky sounding outcome blending traditional sounds and timbres from Bulgarian…

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