Richard Bone – Vesperia


Release data: Richard Bone – Vesperia CD, Quirkworks Laboratory Discs, 2006 The concept-album “Vesperia” certainly shows a new direction in the music of ambient composer Richard Bone. The album is a commissioned work made for vesper service at a Holliston church in Massachusetts. Containing only 40 minutes, it features four tracks with soft, sacred and overall flowing new age music, intended as a soundtrack for…

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Amir Baghiri – Planet X


Release data: Amir Baghiri – Planet X CD, Bluebox, 2006 The cd “Planet X” (inspired by the exotic astrophysical phenomena of the 10th planet) is Baghiri’s second privately released cd on his own Bluebox-label. His former album “Exophere” was a very nice effort, and I’m more than happy to say this new one doesn’t disappoint either. It’s an in-depth ambient turmoil of 76 minutes, blending…

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Patrick O´Hearn – Glaciation


Release data: Patrick O´Hearn – Glaciation CD, Private Release, 2007 The issue of global warming has entered the world of electronic music as Patrick O’Hearn’s album “Glaciation” was inspired by the otherworldly beauty of the northern latitudes and dedicated to all those who share respectful consideration for its future. On his site, Patrick says that the “simple 13 composition music-told narrative was recorded between January…

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Liquid Mind – Relax – A Liquid Mind Experience


Release data: Liquid Mind – Relax – A Liquid Mind Experience CD, Real Music, 2007 The sales of the floating stress relief music of Chuck Wild, aka Liquid Mind, surely will receive another boost as Real Music has decided to release “Relax”, a compilation album comprising seven tracks from his former albums and one new track (“I am Willing”). Liquid Mind’s velvet textural music floats…

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Robert Schroeder – SphereWare


Release data: Robert Schroeder – SphereWare CD, Spheric Music, 2007 I lost track of Robert Schroeder and his music quite a long time ago, as I thought it had become mediocre and too predictable, although I saw him perform live a couple of times in recent years at jamsessions in Germany. “Sphereware” is his second release on Spheric Music (but his 16th solo-album), and it’s…

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Ti-Cal – Coriolis


Release data: Ti-Cal – Coriolis CD, Council of Nine, 2002 Coriolis is the third cd on the small UK-based ambient-label COFN, and it’s another gem to look out for. Tarl Broad-Ashman, aka Ti-Cal, formerly one half of the duo Innerise, says to be musically influenced by Pete Namlook & Global Communication. He aptly describes his creations as “favorite morning and late-night listening” which I can…

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