Forrest Fang – Scenes from a Ghost Train


Release data: Forrest Fang – Scenes from a Ghost Train CD/DIGITAL DOWNLOAD, Project Records, 2018 Until now, the electronic creations by most talented multi-instrumentalist Forrest Fang have proved a surrealist blend of processed ethnic instruments and minimalist, ambient soundscapes. “Scenes from a Ghost Train” finds its inspiration in the phantom train of urban folklore that appears and disappears without a trace. In the composer’s view,…

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Forrest Fang – Following the Ether Sun


Release data: Forrest Fang – Following the Ether Sun CD/DIGITAL DOWNLOAD, Projektt, 2017 Besides synthesizer, violin and an assortment of hand-based percussion instruments, Chinese-American sound-sculptor Forrest Fang also plays some far lesser known and uncommon stringed instruments on “Following the Ether Sun”, once more blending a refined hybrid of Western and Eastern influences. This time around though (and contrary to his previous recording “The Sleepwalker’s…

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Forrest Fang – The Sleepwalker´s Ocean


Release data: Forrest Fang – The Sleepwalker´s Ocean CD/DIGITAL DOWNLOAD, Projekt, 2016 With his double album “The Sleepwalker’s Ocean”, that received some beautiful cover art, US-musician Forrest Fang has delivered a most mesmerizing and emotive ambient recording with hypnotizing minimalist elements. Compared to the works of Loren Nerell, Mr Fang’s implementation and use of Indonesian acoustic instruments and the realm of gamelan music is a…

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Forrest Fang – Gongland


Release data: Forrest Fang – Gongland CD/DIGITAL DOWNLOAD, Projekt Records, 2000 Being an avid fan of ethereal ambient music, the smooth shifting atmospheres and exotic-flavored textures found on Forrest Fang’s classic album “Gongland” is still a release to cherish in this genre. The eclectic outcome of hypnotizing, slow morphing soundscapes with world music elements is poured into 13 vaporous tracks, which melt the sense of…

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Forrest Fang – Letters to the Farthest Star


Release data: Forrest Fang – Letters to the Farthest Star CD/DIGITAL DOWNLOAD, Projekt Records, 2015 One of the great things about the music of the skilled composer Forrest Fang is his ability to incorporate world music influences from Asia (focusing on stringed and percussion instruments most notably) with mesmerizing electronic textures into his ambient minimalist style in a most sophisticated and fluent manner. On “Letters…

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Forrest Fang – The Wolf at the Ruins / Migration


Release data: Forrest Fang – The Wolf at the Ruins / Migration CD/DIGITAL DOWNLOAD, Projekt Records, 2013 The last couple of years, quite some re-releases of older out-of-print albums have seen the light of day. This happened as single or combined packages of the works by Steve Roach or Robert Rich. The US Projekt label hereby presents a limited edition 2-CD reissue of 300 copies…

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