Chronotope Project – Lotus Rising


Release data: Chronotope Project – Lotus Rising CD/DIGITAL DOWNLOAD, Spotted Peccary Music, 2018 I can’t say the Chonotope Project releases on Spotted Peccary Music affected me as much as the independent (traditional space music inspired) recordings Jeffery Ericson Allen put out prior to signing with the label. It seems to me “Lotus Rising”, a series of musical reflections on foundational themes on Zen Buddhism, harkens back…

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Chronotope Project – Ovum


Release data: Chronotope Project – Ovum CD/DIGITAL DOWNLOAD, Spotted Peccary Music , 2017 Chronotope Project’s seventh album “Ovum” had a long gestation period with seeds slowly starting to grow at the beginning of 2013. The process of (re)shaping, revising and refocusing the outcome turned out satisfactory, as the composer succeeded in balancing many personal and impersonal elements, bringing his emotional and intellectual life into perspective…

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Chronotope Project – Passages


Release data: Chronotope Project – Passages CD/DIGITAL DOWNLOAD, Spotted Peccary Music, 2016 With his album “Passages”, Jeffery Ericson Allen (aka Chronotope project) presents the most introspective of his six releases to date. Again, the Haken Continuum Fingerboard is featured on it prominently. The concept album deals with transitions, referring not only to recent transitions in the composers own life, but to evolutionary transitions we humans…

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Chronotope Project – Dawn Treader


Release data: Chronotope Project – Dawn Treader CD/DIGITAL DOWNLOAD, Spotted Peccary Music, 2015 Judging the high quality of his previous releases it was just a matter of time before Jeffery Ericson Allen, aka Chronotope project, would be signed to a record label, giving full scope to his contemplative art music. According the composer, “Dawn Treader” (which is inspired by C.S. Lewis’ eponymous sailing ship from…

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Chronotope Project – Dharma Rain


Release data: RON BOOTS Derby! CD, Groove Unlimited, 2009 “Dharma Rain” further extends on the already impressive journey through sensuous ambient music started on the previous three Chronotope Project releases. Although not as lengthy as the previous ones, the three track/38-minute “Dharma Rain” features a myriad of highly emotive music reflecting elements from Buddhist teachings, physics and cosmology seamlessly. Moreover, each piece focuses on a…

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Chronotope Project – Event Horizon


Release data: Chronotope Project – Event Horizon CD-R/DIGITAL DOWNLOAD, Relaxed Machinery, 2013 On the previous two albums of Chronotope Project, aka composer Jeffrey Ericson Allen, I already discovered some beautifully crafted ambient art work. The 58-minute “Event Horizon” is by no means an exception to this, as once again organic-founded material is blended sophistically with atmospheric pads, electronic drone textures, smooth melodic lines and percussive…

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