Nigel Stanford – Solar Echoes


Release data: Nigel (John) Stanford –  Solar Echoes CD/DIGITAL DOWNLOAD, Private Release, 2014 I imagine listeners who enjoyed Nigel (John) Stanford’s 1999 release “Deep Space” (like me) may have similar expectations of this double album. First of all “Solar Echoes” isn’t actually not that new as it contains various newly remastered (and re-arranged, altered versions of) tracks from that fine debut album as well as…

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John Stanford – TimeScapes (Official Soundtrack)


Release data: John Stanford – TimeScapes (Official Soundtrack) CD/DIGITAL DOWNLOAD, SouthWest Light Ltd, 2012 Now, 13 years after his debut “Deep Space”, New Zealand based composer (Nigel) John Stanford releases his second album “TimeScapes”. The latter contains the synthesizer soundtrack music to Tom Lowe’s amazing documentary film of the same name, that’s loaded with stunning time-lapse footage. Clocking at exactly 48 minutes, the eleven tracks…

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John Stanford – Deep Space


Release data: John Stanford – Deep Space CD, White Cloud Records, 1999 “Deep Space” is an ambient-dub album by New-Zealand based composer John (Nigel) Stanford, released on Jon Mark’s small White Cloud-label (part of the Naxos classic brand). It contains six tracks of spacious, melodic trance music merging highly sequenced trancy rhythms with expansive, almost symphonic themes. It all ends up in well-produced contemporary down…

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