Max Corbacho – Horizon Matrix


Release data: Max Corbacho – Horizon Matrix CD/DIGITAL DOWNLOAD, Silentsun, 2018 I’ve been following Max Corbacho since discovering his debut “Vestiges” in 1999. It opened a world of passionate ambient sonic splendour unravelling until this very day. A highly atmospheric, enchanting, vibrant and expansive ambient-space is found on the five tracks making up the 73-minute “Horizon Matrix”, an alternate aural dimension even tapping into the infinite…

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Max Corbacho – Nocturnes II


Release data: Max Corbacho – Nocturnes II CD/DIGITAL DOWNLOAD, Silentsun, 2018 This second instalment of the “Nocturnes” trilogy reconnects seamlessly to the deep, gentle and intimate atmospherics of the first album delivering 70 minutes of mesmerizing night (at times even tactile) ambiences incorporating various mysterious, dreamful and visceral aural currents. The strong 20-minute “Celistia” kicking off the 70-minute album already propels the listener into mesmerizing…

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Max Corbacho – Source of Present


Release data: Max Corbacho – Source of Present CD/DIGITAL DOWNLOAD, Silentsun, 2017 Being a long time ambient fan myself I’ve reviewed quite a bit of music fitting the bill to slow down the mind and detach from busy modern life, offering a doorway to tranquil spheres for contemplation and introspection. The sphere paintings created by Spanish composer Max Corbacho in the last decade fit this…

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Max Corbacho – Arte Magnetica


Release data: Max Corbacho – Arte Magnetica DIGITAL DOWNLOAD, SilentSun , 2017 Extreme weather conditions have been a source of inspiration through the years for various ambient composers, just think of Robert Rich (“Calling down the Sky”) or Steve Roach (“Slow Heat”, “Storm Warning”). With “Arte Magnetica” Spanish sound sculptor Max Corbacho delivers his contribution to the subject painting an aural panorama of lush textural…

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Max Corbacho – Nocturnes


Release data: Max Corbacho – Nocturnes CD/DIGITAL DOWNLOAD, Silentsun, 2017 “Nocturnes” (the debut release on Max’s own label Silentsun, created exclusively for his solo albums from now on) is the first episode of a trilogy with night landscapes as a theme. The long hours lived on many night-time excursions and capturing the places visited in great photos (see the albums nice cover art), inspired the…

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Max Corbacho – Splendid Labyrinths


Release data: Max Corbacho – Splendid Labyrinths CD/DIGITAL DOWNLOAD, ad 21 music, 2015 Since he started out releasing music in 1999, accomplished composer Max Corbacho had delivered the ambient community a very nice and consistent collection of highly spherical ambiences. “Splendid Labyrinths” (following right after his download-only dark ambient recording “Future Terrain”) is a next chapter in his what Max likes to refer to as…

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