O Yuki Conjugate – The Euphoria of Disobedience


Release data: O Yuki Conjugate – The Euphoria of Disobedience CD, Private Release, 2006 After a hiatus of over ten years, the English band OYC shows up again in their 3rd reincarnation, made up of original members Andrew Hulme, Roger Horberry and new additional member Rob Jenkins. The sound of their fifth studio album “The Euphoria of Disobedience” investigates the rough, sometimes slightly distorted sonic…

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Stephen Bacchus – Etherium


Release data: Stephen Bacchus – Etherium CD-R, Akasa, 2006 Stephen Bacchus is the alter ego of Grant Mackay, president of the Canadian Oasis label. “Etherium”, released on the Oasis sublabel Akasa, consists of six music meditations for reaching inner space. So await slowly floating layers of soundtextures, tape loops and some high sounding accents, all breathing a sedate and harmonic impact. “Winter’s Way” features a…

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Jeffrey Koepper – Etherea


Release data: Jeffrey Koepper – Etherea CD, Air Space Records, 2006 Jeffrey Koepper has been making electronic music since 1985 and has played in two groups, Pure Gamma and Immortal respectively, before starting this solo-effort. During these years he has collected a proper and varied collection of analogue devices and fine synths to finally create this stunning debut. “Etherea” offers in depth positive as reflective…

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Dave Peck – Endo-Spectra


Release data: Dave Peck – Endo-Spectra CD, Private Release, 2003 I found Peck’s name on one of the many playlists of the US radio stations who broadcast electronic music, and got intrigued by the name of the album. Dave Peck is a synthesist and the creator of several of the factory presets for the new Clavia G2 synthesizer. Well, I gave the great looking cd…

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Robert Carty & Sylken – The Endless Vista


Release data: Robert Carty & Sylken – The Endless Vista CD-R, Private Release, 2007 Just a couple of weeks ago I received “The Endless Vista”, the new album by talented ambient musician Robert Carty for which he collaborated with Canadian artist Sylken aka Eric Hopper. The title track starts out with beautiful soothing space textures, leading the way to five more tracks of freeform soundscapes,…

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Jack Andrews – Electrokinesis


Release data: Jack Andrews – Electrokinesis CD-R, Private Release, 2007 “Jack Andrews is a writer, visual artist and musician hailing from Arizona’s Sonoran desert , who’s “Electrokinesis” (meaning “creating and manipulating electricity from the mind”) is his debut-album. It is Andrews’ belief that musicians and artists act as some kind of “receiver” for music already present in a pre-existant cosmic form, which also happened for…

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