Gleisberg / Grassow / Seviroli – The Fall of the House of Usher


Release data: Gleisberg / Grassow / Seviroli – The Fall of the House of Usher DIGITAL DOWNLOAD, Private Release, 2018 Released on the final day of 2018, “The Fall of the House of Usher” is the long-awaited follow-up of Nostalgia’s album “House on the Borderland”. It was successful Italian film composer Luigi Seviroli who came up with the idea to transfer Edgar Allan Poe’s classic…

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Massergy – The Vast Colure


Release data: Massergy – The Vast Colure DIGITAL DOWNLOAD, Arecibo Records, 2013 His impressive album “A Novel Sense of Calm” made me look into the back catalogue of US-synthesist Eric Jensen, aka Massergy. Its predecessor “The Vast Colure” -performed, recorded and mixed in Austin’s outdoors- may sound a slight bit more rustic and unpolished at first listen but the core of the 11 transcendental ambient compositions…

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Proton Kinoun – Apeiron


Release data: Proton Kinoun – Apeiron CD-R/DIGITAL DOWNLOAD, Omnitropic, 2009 I know there are quite some EM-fans out there who love to be catapulted and immerse into the wide expanse of the cosmos. For that purpose, skilled musicians such as Jonn Serrie, Telomere, Thom Brennan, Steve Roach or Michael Stearns have released some very fine albums. Now here’s Danish ambient producer Kasper Weensgaard (aka Proton…

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Nightwalk – Music for Dreamers


Release data: Nightwalk – Music for Dreamers CD-R/DIGITAL DOWNLOAD, Private Release, 2018 Nightwalk is Spanish ambient composer Óscar Pereira García, also a member of the rock/pop project Meteoro, who refers to Steven Wilson’s Bass Communion, Max Corbacho, Thom Brennan, Max Richter and Numina as some of his musical influences. His debut “Music for Dreamers” came about in a search for textures for his band Meteoro…

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Ran Kirlian – Distant Signals


Release data: Ran Kirlian – Distant Signals CD-R/DIGITAL DOWNLOAD, Altera Orbe, 2018   The first sketches of “Distant Signals” -planned as a personal soundtrack for a deep space exploration, both inner and outer, based on pure electronic atmospheres build on minimal structures- were created during summer 2010 based on live in studio sessions. The recording was shelved thereafter and finally rediscovered in 2017 starting a process…

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Parallel Worlds -Tonal Paintings


Release data: Parallel Worlds – Tonal Paintings LP/DIGITAL DOWNLOAD, Lost in It Records, 2018 Travelling back to and investigating the early years of a musician is always something special, in my opinion at least. “Tonal Paintings” is a vinyl featuring unreleased tracks by skilled Greek synthesist Bakis Sirros (aka Parallel Worlds) from the period of 1995-97. The 8–track outcome on this recording already reveals his love…

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