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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Michael Neil & Graham Getty – Retrochet II


Release data: Michael Neil & Graham Getty – Retrochet II CD-R/DIGITAL DOWNLOAD, Private Release, 2010 “Retrochet II” is the second album by Michael Neil and Graham Getty, smoothly hitting the electronic avenue with two tasty 30-minute tracks (“Cascade Effect Part 1 and 2”) in Berliner School tradition. The music pairs unhurried atmospheric intros and interludes with immersive mellotron flutes and textures along retro sequencing. Distant…

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Michael Neil – Between Sleeping and Waking


Release data: Michael Neil – Between Sleeping and Waking CD-R, Private Release, 2010 “Between Sleeping and Waking” is a highly atmospheric deep ambient album by Michel Neil, making it his most quiet of all his releases. The release will also be his last for a quite a while, as other challenges blink on the horizon. The music actually put Michael back on philosophical ground and…

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