Clifford White – Waterworld / The Speed of Silence / Robot Dawn / Cityscape


Release data: Clifford White – Waterworld / The Speed of Silence / Robot Dawn / Cityscape (The Synergy Series) CD, Clifford White Music, 2019 Despite CD sales diminishing year on year, there are still many musicians and labels around the globe who continue to release multiple albums at the same time. Composer and producer Clifford White has just done just this with his 46 track “Synergy”…

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Sensory ++ – Art of Sadness


Release data: Sensory ++ – Art of Sadness CD/DIGITAL DOWNLOAD, Wool-E Discs, 2017 What “Art of Sadness” has in common with releases dealing with the same subject (such as Paul Sauvanet-Tristesse) is the slow progression and calm, emotive impact. The 71-minute outcome –presented in one go on the cd only- is a, sensitive, introspective affair of occasional sequences accompanying a variety of sedate, carefully played synth…

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Eguana – Invisible Civilisation


Release data: Eguana – Invisible Civilisation DIGITAL DOWNLOAD, CosmicLeaf Records, 2017 Calm ambient soundscape music comes in various forms. One arrives at the doorstep of Russian sound artist and producer Eguana (aka Sergey Severin) when you add ethereal, minimalism and imaginative to the aforementioned. Eguana’s enchanting “Invisible Civilisations” (of which the first six tracks appeal the most) leads us into an alternate reality of soft…

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Abbildung – At the Gates of Ouln


Release data: Abbildung – At the Gates of Ouln CD, Winter-Light, 2019 Abbildung is a dark ambient project by Romanian sound artist Casian Stefan. Preceded by “All demons are horned” (2015, also on Winter-Light), “At the Gates of Ouln” is the second release of “The realm of the other dreamers”-series situated in an expansive alien space. The narrative and cinematic outcome (the story itself is available…

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Djen Ajakan Shean & Vidna Obmana – Parallel Flaming


Release data: Djen Ajakan Shean & Vidna Obmana – Parallel Flaming CD, Multimood Records, 1994 In the first half of the ‘90s quite some tribal-ambient releases saw the light of day. Steve Roach did a bunch, solo as well as together with musicians across the globe. In that period Dirk Serries (aka Vidna Obmana) was a major teamplayer and kindred spirit who invited Belgium percussionist/multi-instrumentalist Djen Ajakan…

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Motionfield – The Passage


Release data: Motionfield – The Passage DIGITAL DOWNLOAD, Private Release, 2017 Ambient composers from Scandinavia such as Yagya, Biosphere, Erik Wollo and Boreal Taiga seem to have a special gift transferring and expressing the mood and feel of the beauty and remoteness of the cold weather conditions found in the those regions into enchanting, imaginary music. Motionfield, aka Swedish musician Petter Friberg, can be added…

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