Airwaves – Multiverse


Release data: Airwaves – Multiverse CD/Digital Download,  Carpe Sonum, 2020 “Multiverse” is the final recording from the sadly deceased Oscar Menzel his widow discovered on his computer years ago. It is now made available to the public as a limited edition cd and digital download after another meticulous master job by David Morley. “Multiverse” features 52 minutes of music composed between 1999 and 2003 of…

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New Interview with Brendan Pollard


This 2020-interview is a follow-up on the one I did with Brendan in May 2008. You can read it at http://www.sonicimmersion.org/2020-interview-with-brendan-pollard/   Website: http://brendanpollard.bandcamp.com You can see what reviews I have done of this artist on the Brendan Pollard artist page

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Gandalf – Secret Sarai


Release data: Gandalf – Secret Sarai CD/DIGITAL DOWNLOAD, BSC/Prudence, 2020 I abandoned Gandalf’s music many years back as I found out over and over again the intriguing magical scent gracing his early work was no longer present: it had become too sweet and New Age instead. This time around multi-instrumentalist Heinz Strobl is joined by Theologos Michellis (Violin), Nicky Eggl  (Irish Whistles & Nyckelharpa), Peter…

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Forrest Fang – Ancient Machines


Release data: Forrest Fang – Ancient Machines CD/DIGITAL DOWNLOAD, Projekt Records, 2019 Every recording by multi-instrumentalist and sound creator Forrest Fang I’ve listened to has been an enchanting, mystifying and intriguing experience. In the creative process of molding and shaping “Ancient Machines”, the composer acknowledged the early sounds and influences of minimalists Steve Reich, Philip Glass, and Terry Riley. Furthermore, Mr Fang refers to a…

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Janne Hanhisuanto – Ambient Collection 2020


Release data: Janne Hanhisuanto – Ambient Collection 2020 Digital Download,  Private Release, 2020 This release features 10 remastered ambient tracks taken from previous released albums created between 2007 and 2019. Some of these albums are hard to find nowadays. One of the pieces (“Warm Memory”) is previously unreleased while four tracks were taken from the 2012-recording “Quiet Places”, an album I’ve reviewed previously. Unfortunately, with…

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Gastón Arévalo – Terrain


Release data: Gáston Arévalo – Terrain LP/DIGITAL DOWNLOAD, A Strangely Isolated Place, 2020 Seven years after “Rollin Ballads” Uruguayan sound artist and musician Gastón Arévalo returns with “Terrain”, an exploratory-themed ambient album told and unfolding through the lens of an expedition diary – a rich, intimate and most calming cinematic atmosphere set amongst the beauty of nature. The one-hour/12-track textural outcome of shimmering guitars and…

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