Broken Harbour – The Geometry of Shadows


Release data: Broken Harbour – The Geometry of Shadows CD-R/DIGITAL DOWNLOAD, Relaxed Machinery, 2012 Originally, the music for the concept-album “The Geometry of Shadows” was composed under the title “Ansible” (which is now the last track on this album) in 2009, but was shelved when Blake Gibson (aka Broken Harbour) decided to take a break from music. Last year though he released his second album…

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Broken Harbour – Gramophone Transmissions


Release data: Broken Harbour – Gramophone Transmissions CD-R/DIGITAL DOWNLOAD, Private Release, 2011 “Gramophone Transmissions” is the second album by Broken Harbour, aka Canadian ambient composer Blake Gibson, made without any use of synthetic sources. Recorded between July and October 2009, the release offers a fascinating, highly cinematic ambient travelogue of loops, drone and textural pads with a strong organic rim. According to the linear notes,…

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Broken Harbour – Broken Harbour


Release data: Broken Harbour – Broken Harbour CD-R, Consouling Records, 2009 Broken Harbour is the alias of Blake Gibson, a Canadian musician who focuses on deep and minimal ambient drone-based music, for which he applies synthetic sources, assorted samples, and real time performances. The biggest part of the album, containing five long form pieces, explores the isolation that a space explorer experiences, conveying a sense…

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