On the threshold of the new year, I received the fourth album of “AnalogueJeff” Koepper which is due for mid-January 2009.
With “Luminosity”, Jeffrey Koepper wanted to explore ambient emotional places. To achieve this, he made each track a unique atmospheric landscape on which he wanted the electronic textures to engulf the listener’s mind and take them to another place and time.
In this process, Jeffrey used a combination of sequencer rhythms, ambient textures and different moods to create these emotional sonic worlds. These worlds itself were comprised of many analogue elements that combined and formed into lush structures.
The nine tracks on the album (again excellently mastered by Steve Roach) continue to breath the honest, warm and immersive atmosphere of analogue gear as we know it from his former releases. But this time I have the impression Jeffrey has given his music more time and space to evolve, which is nicely shown by the opening piece “Reflection” and the slow morphing soundscapes of “Light and Truth”.
The slow pace of things is also found in “Winter Space” and “Life Clock”, both soft glowing and flowing tracks with immersive, melancholic undercurrents.
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