Airwaves – Biomechanical


Release data: Airwaves – Biomechanical CD/DIGITAL DOWNLOAD, Carpe Sonum Records, 2001/2018 Here’s an invitation for a trip out of the ordinary. “Biomechanical” is an archival recording from deceased Mexican synthesist Oscar Menzel, probably composed between 1999 and 2001. The sparkling, crystalline sounding 60-minute/9-track outcome created with analogue equipment only offers a contemporary sounding trip taking the listener into a world fantastic, surreal and psychedelic with…

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Airwaves – Second Shift


Release data: Airwaves – Second Shift CD, Opcion Sonica, 1995 This album is the second and (last?) release by Oscar Menzel, aka Airwaves. Having enjoyed his first one, “Ambient Tracks”, it’s nice to hear Mr Menzel has further explored his own style on this successor, this time blending his atmospheric, slightly minimalist style with a sparse dose of rhythms. This does not immediately apply for…

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Airwaves – Ambient Tracks


Release data: Airwaves – Ambient Tracks CD, Opcion Sonica, 1994 Due to the kind gesture of Gregory Kyryluk I was able to get to know this album of quiet ambient/space music, which was composed by the (Mexican?) composer Oscar Menzel, aka Airwaves. “Ambient Tracks” –which seems to be hard to find these days- contains seven electronic music pieces creating a very pleasant and overall relaxing…

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