Ixohoxi & Numina – Starfarer’s Tales Vol. 2


Release data: Ixohoxi & Numina – Starfarer’s Tales Vol. 2 CD-R, Private Release, 2004 This is the second chapter of the collaboration between these two ambient musicians, so I was expecting some kind of continuation of the previous album. Well, “Volume 2” is definitely a more darker-shaded free form ambient trip taking up 51 minutes. The opening track “Dark Matter” is done well and in…

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Ixohoxi & Numina – Starfarer’s Tales Vol. 1


Release data: Ixohoxi & Numina – Starfarer’s Tales Vol. 1 CD-R, Private Release, 2002 This is the first collaboration between these two distinguished American ambient composers, both known for their remarkable soundscape music. They now joined forces which have led to this album (which has Poul Anderson sf-novel “Starfarers” as core inspiration) that won’t disappoint any fan of long-drifting textural music. Each of the four…

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Ixohoxi – Ambient Tone Poems Volume 1


Release data: Ixohoxi – Ambient Tone Poems Volume 1 CD-R, Private Release, 2003 This is the first volume of a series of introspective ambient music which Ixohoxi has started a short while ago. The album features lengthy floating ambient textures kept in a quite simple and elemental way. Next to soft layers of electronic sound also some organic additions like bells an shakers are added…

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Ixohoxi – Micronicom


Release data: Ixohoxi – Micronicom CD-R, Private Release, 2004 “Micronicom” is a concept-album about the hidden world of molecular and chemical processes taking place in the microworld. There’s an overall mechanical effect noticeable in the music, which shifts between electronic tribal ambient grooves and vast waves of shimmering soundscapes (“Molecular Resynthesis”) and drone-loops (“Amorphous Electron Clouds”). The contemplative “Filtered Luminescence” is a standout-track entering Budd/Eno-like…

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