Dan Pound – Shadows of the Heart


Release data: Dan Pound – Shadows of the Heart CD/DIGITAL DOWNLOAD, PoundSounds, 2016 “Shadows of the Heart” is a recording of serene, nocturnal and overall dreamy textural ambiences derived from acoustic and electric sources to which composer Dan Pound applied techniques of repeated chord progression motifs. At first, the 7-track/55-minute outcome of drifting and introspective soundwaves seem to head toward the league of Roach’s “Structures…

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Dan Pound – Change Of Weather


Release data: Dan Pound – Change Of Weather CD/DIGITAL DOWNLOAD, Private Release, 2015 With “Change of Weather”, US-composer Dan Pound had delivered another intense and quite enjoyable ambient recording. A captivating atmosphere is already set by the two-part opener “Through the Fog”, aptly weaving thick and lush textural waves with a slight melodic line and even a high-tech touch. “After the Rain” though comes forward…

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Dan Pound – Life Giving


Release data: Dan Pound – Life Giving CD/DIGITAL DOWNLOAD, PoundSounds, 2014 “Life Giving” (coined as nocturnal space music by the composer) is a release filled with lush, tranquil, smooth soaring and drifting ambient music centred on the living spheres. The 73-minute gentle spiral of warm textural soundscapes and effects is accompanied by subtle pulsations pushing things slowly onward. The overall minimal sound design becomes more…

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Dan Pound – Eros Thanatos


Release data: Dan Pound – Eros Thanatos CD/DIGITAL DOWNLOAD, Private Release, 2014 The ambient sonic art displayed on Eros has maintained the improvements already notable on Dan’s previous album “Spherical”. According the press-info, the outcome on “Eros Thanatos” is based mostly on guitar soundscapes effects, complemented by analogue and digital synths, while applying deep layers of reverb in the whole process. The first pieces, “From…

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Dan Pound – Spherical


Release data: Dan Pound – Spherical CD/DIGITAL DOWNLOAD, Pound Sounds, 2013 More than once, the music of Dan Pound has shown similarities to the sonic art of Steve Roach. The 74-minute “Spherical” reveals many improvements in that direction, as it merges immersive textural sound worlds with beats, assorted percussion, guitars, field recordings and some Native American flute, all hinting for the deep expanse and wide…

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Dan Pound – Cocoon


Release data: Dan Pound – Cocoon CD/DIGITAL DOWNLOAD, PoundSounds, 2011 The 65-minutes of tranquil music that make-up “Cocoon”, that depicts a sequence of events and transmutations of the life stages of a cocoon and chrysalis into a butterfly, once more prove that Mr Pound is a follower of Steve Roach. It’s introspective music about transformation, embarking on gentle textural and unhurried ambient/space journeys with tribal…

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