Resonant Drift is a music project of the USA-based musician Bill Olien, who mentions in the cd-booklet he was inspired by Steve Roach, Robert Rich, Jonn Serrie, Paul Ellis, Brian Eno and even TD.
The 55-minute disc takes off with the peculiar, heavy sequencer-based “Until”, thereafter shifting to a quiet mode as the nicely rendered Roach-kindred ethereal sonics step in on the 7-minute title track.
The short piece “Moment” turns to much lighter atmospheres with accessible floating soundscapes, quickly followed by the well-rendered moody as dynamic sequencer outing “Spiral Nowhere”.
All in all, “Flow Mingled down” contains an interesting as adventurous mixture of ambient and sequencer-driven electronics, of which the darker sound paintings might need a bit more time to be appreciated.
You can see what reviews I have done of this artist on the Resonant Drift artist page
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