Maria Warner – Slipstream


Release data: Maria Warner – Slipstream CD-r/Digital Download,  Neu Harmony, 2019 No other than accomplished British synthesist Michael Neil -residing in Berlin since several years- is the musician behind the Maria Warner project. Inspired by his connection to the Berlin School scene both physically and spiritually, Michael tries to emulate the kind of electronic music that inspired him to work in the field in the…

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Maria Warner – Metamorphosis


Release data: Maria Warner – Metamorphosis CD-r/DIGITAL DOWNLOAD, Neu Harmony, 2018 I don’t have a clue who might be the skilled musician (according the label a musician who has been on the Em-scene for almost 30 years) hiding behind the Maria Warner moniker. But so far all recordings I heard from this guy rank far above average. On “Metamorphosis”–the artists own inspiration of Kafka’s story…

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Michael Neil – Atmospheric Moods


Release data: Michael Neil – Atmospheric Moods DIGITAL DOWNLOAD, Private Release, 2009 These emotive soundscapes, all composed around the “Maisema” period, were made with the intention of offering music to soundtrack music producers in film and television. But after they had been sent out to a number of companies, none of them showed any interest. Slightly dejected Michael Neil decided to release them anyway, so here…

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Michael Neil – In the Stillness of Winter


Release data: Michael Neil – In the Stillness of Winter DIGITAL DOWNLOAD, Private Release, 2018 “In the Stillness of Winter” is a related work to Michael Neil’s 1999 album “Ikons” in that it again takes Walter Leslie Wilmshurst’s poem “Nox Nivosa” as a source of inspiration. Other inspiration came from canvases made by Michael’s partner Emily, painter of various winter scenes, one gracing the cover…

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Michael Neil – Return to the Greenlands


Release data: Michael Neil – Return to the Greenlands DIGITAL DOWNLOAD, Private Release, 2017 It was Michael’s old friend and music colleague Clive Littlewood of Electronical Dreams fame who suggested a kind of commemorative release (“a revisit” in his words) of new material to mark the 30th anniversary of Mr Neil’s classic “Goodbye to the Greenlands”. The core inspiration of the latter came from the…

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Michael Neil & Graham Getty – Retrochet III


Release data: Michael Neil & Graham Getty – Retrochet III CD-R/DIGITAL DOWNLOAD, Private Release, 2011 With the third chapter in the “Retrochet”-series, the duo Getty and Neil continues their journey into the future of the past with another selection of fine crafted retro electronics. At first its seems they take on the Redshift-road, but soon it appears they pull their own outcome into a more…

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