Kevin Kendle – Lagoon of Eternity (Deep Skies 2)


Release data: Kevin Kendle – Lagoon of Eternity (Deep Skies 2) CD, Eventide Music, 2004 This is the second cd from Kevin’s Deep Skies series, on which he attempts to create unique sound landscapes that reflect this feeling of swirling movement. As on the first album, some glissando guitar is once again used, but this time it’s not overdone. The music is presented here in…

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Andrew Forrest – Starseed


Release data: Andrew Forrest – Starseed CD, Private Release, 1997 Andrew Forrest is a visual artist and musician from Cornwall, UK who lives in New Zealand since 1998. “Starseed” is the soundtrack to the esoteric film “Merkabah, Voyage of a Starseed”, and the second part of the Star-System trilogy, a concept-project which was started in 1992. The music on “Starseed”, dedicated to whales and dolphins…

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Karmacosmic – Music for Tantra & Meditation


Release data: Karmacosmic – Music for Tantra & Meditation CD, BSC/Prudence, 2004 Karmacosmic is a project of Rüdiger Gleisberg (Solitaire), Carsten Agthe and Mathias Grassow. Well, don’t expect this album to be that quiet, as some live- recorded rhythms are implemented into the music. The trio presents an hour of oriental flavoured music, which, for the most part, is instrumental. Some of the used textures…

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Peter Challoner – Abstract Ambient Form


Release data: Peter Challoner – Abstract Ambient Form CD-R, Private Release, 2005 I previously reviewed an ambient trilogy of this English composer, who’s freeform music I like a lot. “Abstract Ambient Form” contains six “Formations” featuring an ongoing flow of warm freeform textures. Each of the compositions seem constantly evolving, but track 2 seems to be a bit lightweight and lingers too long for my…

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Andrew Forrest – Alchemy


Release data: Andrew Forrest – Alchemy CD, Private Release, 2002 The year 2002 saw the release of “Alchemy”, Andrews first album after 4 years after finishing Star System Trilogy. The album contains four long tracks all between 15 and 20 minutes and which heads a bit more towards New Age Music. The first track starts with some pleasant piano before climbing into celestial heights. Its…

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U. Kay Hytz – An Acute Sense of the Absurd


Release data: U. Kay Hytz – An Acute Sense of the Absurd CD-R, Private Release, 2006 A couple of years ago, in 2002 to be exact, this UK-band released the impressive album “Ambients”, an ambient album next to their more poppy/alternative music. Last year the band unfortunately lost their drummer Nigel Vargeson, which made things very unsure as to whether the two remaining members were…

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