Rhea – 108 Minutes -That Changed The World-


Release data: Rhea – 108 Minutes -that changed the world- CD/DIGITAL DOWNLOAD, Wool-E Discs, 2018 Rhea’s “108 Minutes” -a three track/65-minute sonic tribute to Russian cosmonaut Yuri Gagarin, the first man in space- is a nicely accomplished travelogue for all who love to dwell and space-out in cosmic environs. Synthesist Mark de Wit takes his listeners deep into a minimalist, slow evolving aural spectacle dressed…

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Altus – Trailhead: Singles Collection Volume 4


Release data: Altus – Trailhead: Singles Collection Volume 4 DIGITAL DOWNLOAD, Private Release, 2019 Since his debut “24 Hours” (2001), Canadian Mike Carss has proved a skilled ambient composer of emotive textural landscapes full of elegance and drama. In addition, expansiveness, deepness as well as a symphonic component lies at the core of his albums and single tracks. With “Trailhead”, Mike offers us his fourth…

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Skyscaper – Atmospheric Stratification [Rescape]


Release data: Skyscaper – Atmospheric Stratification [Reshape] CD/DIGITAL DOWNLOAD, Gterma, 2020 This release was put out simultaneously with Mathias Grassow’s “The Dreamquest Sessions”. It’s made by label-owner, sound designer, composer and audio postproduction engineer Anders Peterson, also known for his mastering expertise found on almost all Gterma releases. [Rescape] is a reinterpretation of the original “Atmospheric Stratification” album (originally released on Anders’ own Ghost Sounds…

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Ron Boots & Synth.nl – BorkHavn


Release data: Ron Boots & Synth.nl – BorkHavn CD/DIGITAL DOWNLOAD, Groove Unlimited, 2020 Many will recall Ron & Michel’s fine debut album “Refuge en Verre” based on music drafts made during a vacation of both families in Belgium. A decade later “BorkHavn” sees the light of day, distilled from live improvised music made in a similar setting a few years later during a vacation in…

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Gadi Sassoon – Multiverse


Release data: Gadi Sassoon – Multiverse LP/DIGITAL DOWNLOAD, A Strangely Isolated Place, 2020 Gadi Sassoon is a composer from Milan of Syrian and Italian heritage who published music under the aliases Memory9 and Aliens at Home previously. “Multiverse” (existing both as stereo mixes and as an immersive multichannel experience) though is the first record he releases under his own name and is the result of a partnership with…

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Kyoto – Squares & Triangles


Release data: Kyoto – Squares & Triangles DIGITAL DOWNLOAD, Microcosmos Records, 2020 Once in a while I enjoy listening to some ambient-chill music, a genre where this one fits in for sure. Kyoto is the moniker of Russian musician, dj and producer Vitalii Zenkov who’s been active for some 15 years in various electronica genres. “Squares & Triangles” features over 80 minutes of cool, laid-back,…

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