Diatonis – Landscape of a Dream


Release data: Diatonis – Landscape of a Dream CD/DIGITAL DOWNLOAD, Private Release, 2003 Hypnotic, subtle, evocative and deeply meditative soundscape music is what “Landscape of a Dream” is all about. Stuart Kelley White, aka Diatonic, composed the music between 1984 and 1986 (a period in which the composer found himself involved in his own spiritual exploration), but remastered them for a cd-release in 2003. All…

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Diatonis – An Abstract View


Release data: Diatonis – An Abstract View CD-R, Private Release, 2008 Many starting elements on this album where created by Stuart White (aka Diatonis) after he came home from visiting abandoned townships, an extended walk, or a long drive. The sonic content of “An Abstract View” has moved away from previously executed dense and darkening soundscapes. It now focusses on more traditional ambient which features…

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Diatonis – Invisible Order


Release data: Diatonis – Invisible Order CD-R, Private Release, 2001/2008 This is actually a re-release of the same album from 2001, for which California-based musician Stuart White completely remixed the original music next to adding the two-part piece “Devine Shadow” as a bonus. On the album, Diatonis combines spoken word, poetry and floating, ambient textures, for which he extensively applied the technique of tape loops,…

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Diatonis – Pond


Release data: Diatonis – Pond CD-R/DVD-R, Private Release, 2008 Diatonis, aka Stuart White, describes his album “Pond” as “a mildly dark ambient album with moments of intense sound”, consisting of eight songs (of which four of them have music videos), which uses real percussion, synths and guitar. The album, lasting just over an hour, continues in the same style as explored on his previous effort…

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Diatonis – Ambient Life


Release data: Diatonis – Ambient Life CD, Private Release, 2003 The album “Ambient Life” is a 3 cd set by Stuart White, aka Diatonis, which contains 23 tracks. This is a smooth journey through soft atmospheric drones, which seem to be a dedication to life, trying to capture its essence, beauty, remoteness, warmth and profoundness. As for the music, Stuart used a variety of instruments,…

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Diatonis – Highway 1


Release data: Diatonis – Highway 1 CD-R, Private Release, 2005 The album “Highway 1”, inspired by journey’s Stuart White aka Diatonis undertook travelling California’s Highway 1, was conceived between September 2004 and July 2005, and was realized using highly processed synthesizers and guitars. The mesmerizing ambient music is overall relaxed and intimate, reaching out to and reflecting deeper emotions. Melancholy and longing are the most…

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