Mike Griffin – Fabrications


Release data: Mike Griffin – Fabrications CD, Hypnos Recordings, 2008 As far as I know this album is the last solo recording by Hypnos owner, visual artist and minimalist sound sculptor Mike Griffin. This dark ambient work – the follow-up to his 1997-debut “Sudden Dark”- is actually a collage of environmental and location sounds captured with binaural microphones with results manipulated, reworked, looped or combined…

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Mike Griffin & Dave Fulton – The Most Distant Point Known


Release data: Mike Griffin & Dave Fulton – The Most Distant Point Known CD, Hypnos Recordings, 2000 The 66-minute “The Most Distant Point Known” is an analogue/digital frenzy composed by Mike Griffin (founder of the Hypnos label and member of Viridian Sun) and Dave Fulton (member of Dweller Of The Threshold). The transcendence into the immensity of the cosmic deep and abyssal voids happens by…

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A Produce & M. Griffin – Altara


Release data: A Produce & M. Griffin – Altara CD, Hypnos Recordings, 1999 After quite a period of radio silence, Barry Craig (aka A Produce) re-enters the ambient stage with “Altara”, a collaborative project with Hypnos owner Mike Griffin. Well, the music on the album follows what has become some sort of tradenmark of the label: dense, slightly macabre sound fields, leaving room for industrial…

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M. Griffin – Sudden Dark


Release data: M. Griffin – Sudden Dark CD, Hypnos Recordings, 1997 Mike Griffin, owner of Hypnos recordings, hits the spot with his first solo effort “Sudden Dark”. The beautiful cd cover (which later on would become a trademark of the label) and title give a promise of what the listener can expect: ten tracks in all which head for darkening but also some lighter regions….

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