Patrick O´Hearn – Beautiful World


Release data: Patrick O´Hearn – Beautiful World CD, Private Release, 2003 For “Beautiful World”, Patrick again invited his musical companion Peter Maunu, who adds some fine 6 and 12 strings guitar to his inspiring music. Clocking at exactly 48 minutes, the album still contains the distinct sounds & textures that have made his music a trademark over the years, starting in 1985 with “Ancient Dreams”….

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Jim Pietkivitch – Inner Worlds


Release data: Jim Pietkivitch – Inner Worlds CD, Electrofine Music, 2004 Before I started listening to this cd, Jim let me know this new music has an “Inner” theme to it. In addition he explained it may not be as electronic or space sounding as the former one “Spiral Journey”, but the overall feel should be more consistent. The first track “Lost Time” is a…

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Jim Pietkivitch – Spiral Journey


Release data: Jim Pietkivitch – Spiral Journey CD, Electrofine Music, 1998 “Spiral Journey”is the second cd of the Colorado-based American musician Jim Pietkivitch. The cd-cover looks very nice and invites the listener on an imaginary trip into the huge galaxy which surrounds us. The cover goes very well with the featured music on the album: here we get a good portion of great sounding progressive…

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Richard deHove – Worlds Beyond Number


Release data: Richard deHove – Worlds Beyond Number CD, Private Release, 2006 It’s been quiet for a long while regarding new artists composing well produced space music. Well, this guy Richard DeHove sounds most promising on his cd “Worlds of Number”. The strong opening track “The Good Earth” has been used for as background music for a series of space photo’s which were available on…

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Wintherstormer – Woodwork


Release data: Wintherstormer – Woodwork CD, Bajkal Records, 2007 I hope lots of you will remember this Norwegian’s band’s extraordinary performance on E-Live 2006, which clearly showed what can be achieved through improvisation using analogue gear. “Woodstock”, featuring four tracks created on the same basis, is a hard-edged journey of not that accessible vintage music. The word “smooth” isn’t appropriate here, nor is the outcome…

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Sean Washburn – Wave Mantra


Release data: Sean Washburn – Wave Mantra CD, Private Release, 2000 “Wave Mantra” is by all means a very nice album by American ambient-artist Sean Washburn. It offers the listener a spiritual journey of introspective music, lasting for 73 minutes, offering lush drone/soundscapes in which you will encounter a perfect melting of electronic and acoustic elements. The ongoing vast soundworlds are gently split in sort…

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