Sphäre Sechs – Particle Void


Release data: ASphäre Sechs –  Particle Void CD/DIGITAL DOWNLOAD, Cryo Chamber, 2018 The third full-length release by Sphäre Sechs, aka Martin Stürtzer (Phelios) and Christian Stritzel, found an appropriate home at Simon Heath’s cinematic dark ambient label Cryo Chamber. “Particle Void” -created with various analogue gear only- is a deep, intergalactic and cosmic affair displaying a 48-minute warm saturated yet haunting atmosphere with cold spacey…

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Al Gromer Khan – Turya


Release data: Al Gromer Khan – Turya CD/DIGITAL DOWNLOAD, Tea Time Music, 2006 The music of Al Gromer Khan is one of contemplation and meditation. It is shaped of hypnotizing soundscapes, sitar and intimate electronic sound design which at times can be compared to the works of Eno. Khan explains the music of “Turya” (meaning transcendental state) is based on many years of experimentation with…

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Carbon Entity – Within the Cosmic Void


Release data: Carbon Entity – Within the Cosmic Void CD-R/DIGITAL DOWNLOAD, Zen Gate Music, 2019 Let’s spend some time in the timeless audio vacuum of the void created by Portland-based Gunter Platz, aka Carbon Entity, who uses hardware synths only such as the Access Virus, the Roland boutique series units and even an old Chroma poly. While personally enjoying more experimental music that is on…

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Bruno Sanfilippo – Pianette


Release data: Bruno Sanfilippo – Pianette CD/DIGITAL DOWNLOAD, AD21 Music, 2019 Including twelve original contemporary classical solo piano pieces, “Pianette” (housed in a premium anti-static cover digipack) is the musical expression of Bruno Sanfilippo’s childhood memories of mechanical toys, dolls, circus and puppets. The stunning imagery related to these dreamlike elements provides inspiration for tracks merging minimalism and thoughtful electronica as applied to the piano….

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ASC – The Waves


Release data: ASC – The Waves CD/DIGITAL DOWNLOAD, Silent Season, 2019 I’ve been impressed by various ambient releases by James Clements, aka ASC, so won’t deny I had high expectations for “The Waves”. Well no worries as the 8-track/66-minute recording offers a vast ocean of freeform soundscapes again sounding impeccable, immersive, cinematic and highly atmopsheric. It’s a comforting, remote and rather mournful aural world we enter…

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James Bernhard – Atmospherics


Release data: James Bernhard – Atmospherics CD/LP/DIGITAL DOWNLOAD, High Rising Records, 1994 Let’s take a ride with a fine example of old school ambient-trance classic made with classic instruments such as the Roland TB-303 (bass synthesizer), Roland TR-808 (Rhythm Composer) and Roland TR-606 (a programmable analogue synthesis drum machine). With “Atmospherics” UK-composer James Bernhard, now residing in the USA, brings us a captivating ambient trip…

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