Dwight Ashley & Tim Story – Drop


Release data: Dwight Ashley & Tim Story – Drop CD, Lektronic Soundscapes, 1997 I must say the front cover of the cd-booklet coming with “Drop” is quite alarming, showing a figure falling from a high building. It already sets the mood for a darker-shaded recording by sound sculpture Dwight Ashley and multi instrumentalist Tim Story. The introspective sonic outcome is a hybrid of soundscapes, shimmering…

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Dwight Ashley & Tim Story – Standing + Falling


Release data: Dwight Ashley & Tim Story – Standing + Falling CD, Nepenthe Music, 2005 “Standing + Falling” is the duo’s third album, which took eight years to accomplish. Their music is heavy as it finds and explores “aural space”. It rides the experimental, adventurous edge, and the outcome on this album is no exception. It sounds harsh, dark and foreboding , the bleeps, effects…

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Dwight Ashley – Discrete Carbon


Release data: Dwight Ashley – Discrete Carbon CD, Nepenthe Music, 2004 Dwight Ashley, who I only knew from the music he did with Tim Story, characterizes his work as experimental. This is his first solo-album, containing unreleased ambient pieces from 1999-2003. Although his compositions are rather dark, there’s also a certain expansiveness and intimacy found, as e.g. heard in “It happened in november”. So this…

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