Beyond Berlin – Totem


Release data: Beyond Berlin – Totem CD/DIGITAL DOWNLOAD, Groove Unlimited, 2019 From this album on, Dutch EM-band Beyond Berlin has become a trio seeing Oscar van den Wijngaard joining Martin Peters and Rene de Bakker on their fine sonic journeys into vintage aural landscapes. Their 60-minute “Totem” is a melodic, sequencer-driven and emotive recording lacking almost any soloing. It embraces the warm ambience and overall sonic…

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Neraterrae – The Substance of Perception


Release data: Neraterrae – The Substance of Perception CD/DIGITAL DOWNLOAD, Cyclic Law, 2019 Neraterrae is a dark ambient sonic adventure by Italian composer Alessio Antoni. On “The Substance of Perception” he collaborated with some various names in the genre, delivering a highly atmospheric, in-depth aural journey incorporating dense, alienating, melancholic (the masterful “The Wicked Pulse of Conscience” and “Echoing Scars”), haunting yet stark spherics into…

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Lambert – Dimensions of Dreams


Release data: Lambert – Dimensions of Dreams CD/DIGITAL DOWNLOAD, Spheric Music, 2019 Back in 1995 Lambert Ringlage released his successful third album “Dimensions of Dreams” that’s now available again as a remastered edition including one bonus track. It’s a highly accessible and positive sounding recording featuring ten contemporary melodic tracks incorporating jolly sequences and solo voices. It’s an uncomplicated affair influenced by TD’s ‘80’s sound…

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Three-Six (36) – The Lower Lights


Release data: Three-Six (36) – The Lower Lights LP/DIGITAL DOWNLOAD, Past inside the Present, 2019 The 10 tracks making up the 59-minute “The Lower Lights” were previously released digitally through 36’s Audio Diary on Patreon.com between April 2018 and April 2019, which has since been discontinued. For this release all music has been fully re-mixed and re-mastered from the original studio project files. As already…

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Kloob – Unpredictable Signs


Release data: Kloob – Unpredictable Signs CD, Winter-Light, 2019 “Unpredictable Signs” is Kloob’s second album on Winter-Light and again an extensive journey into mesmerizing yet deep soundworlds and beyond. Compared to predecessor “Remarkable Events”, this sonic venture is characterized by more subtle, minimal evolving sets of meandering ambient textures, treated voice-pads and drone sculptures where darkness is imminent.  Here strings of tension and mystery lurk around…

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Johannes Schmoelling & Robert Waters – Zeit ∞?


Release data: Johannes Schmoelling & Robert Waters – Zeit ∞? CD/DVD, Viktoriapark Records, 2019 Here’s a very nice live document I’m sure a whole bunch of EM-fans across the globe have been waiting for: the full concert (and more) Johannes Schmoelling and Robert Waters performed in November 2018 in Oirschot before a sold-out room, the same venue where Groove’s E-Day and E-Day festivals are held….

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