Alpha Wave Movement – Somnus


Release data: Alpha Wave Movement – Somnus CD-R/DIGITAL DOWNLOAD, Harmonic Resonance Recordings, 2018 Alpha Wave Movement’s “Somnus” delivers a calming and overtly lush sonic canvas, a nice addition to Gregory’s already extensive discography. Drawn on the early ‘80s evolution of ambient music aesthetics, the 6-track outcome offers a warm blanket of gentle and slow unfolding freeform textures along pastel-colored sequenced structures in timeless motion. During…

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Alpha Wave Movement – Echoes in the Vacuum


Release data: Alpha Wave Movement – Echoes in the Vacuum CD-R/DIGITAL DOWNLOAD, Harmonic Resonance Recordings, 2017 With “Echoes in the Vacuum”, Alpha Wave Movement’s music takes a turn offering seven shorter compositions of cyclic-rhythmic, melodic, lighter-flavored and accessible electronic mood music. Not only does a dance beat fly by on opener “Herzschlag des Universums”, the album’s overall sphere is mellower and very lush due to…

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Alpha Wave Movement – Cerulean Skies


Release data: Alpha Wave Movement – Cerulean Skies CD-R/DIGITAL DOWNLOAD, Harmonic Resonance Recordings, 2017 From Gregory Kyryluk I learned the fundamentals and framework for “Cerulean Skies” were already laid out somewhere in the later 1990s. Most of the albums music, inspired by the beauty of the ever changing sky, was improvised using loops, minimal hardware and no computer sequencing, while the computer was only used…

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Alpha Wave Movement – Kinetic


Release data: Alpha Wave Movement – Kinetic CD-R/DIGITAL DOWNLOAD, Harmonic Resonance Recordings, 2016 Contrary to his previous soundscape and ambient efforts, AWM’s “Kinetic” sees a switch toward melodic, happy sequencing and more uptempo electronic excursions drawing on classic EM sound tools and composition. The catchy title piece kicking off the album heads into the direction of ’80’s Tangerine Dream among kindred souls from Germany and…

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Alpha Wave Movement – Harmonic Currents


Release data: Alpha Wave Movement – Harmonic Currents CD-R/DIGITAL DOWNLOAD, Harmonic Resonance Recordings, 2015 Travels to the coastlines of Southern Oregon and Northern California along the hypnagogic lure of the vast ocean were the inspiration for Gregory Kyryluk to create the music of “Harmonic Currents”. According further liner notes, the outcome was conceived on a very minimal arrangement of electronics, mainly one analogue and two…

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Alpha Wave Movement – Earthen


Release data: Alpha Wave Movement – Earthen CD/DIGITAL DOWNLOAD, Anodize, 2015 On “Earthen”, Gregory Kyryluk has somehow been able to collect the best ingredients from his output as Alpha Wave Movement, blending his trademark of evocative ambient atmospherics and contemporary electronic sounds together with flares of Berlin School. The beautiful opener “Immerse” already illustrates smooth spacescapes intwine perfectly with gentle, holdback sequencer patterns. Subtlety and…

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