Nostalgia – Beyond Horizon


Release data: Nostalgia – Beyond Horizon CD-R/DIGITAL DOWNLOAD, Practicing Nature/DataBloem, 2007 With Nostalgia’s third album “Beyond Horizon”, German composers Rüdiger Gleisberg and Mathias Grassow present a new, more differentiated chapter of slow morphing and evolving deep ethno-ambient music with occasional choir samples. The 65-minute outcome -best listened to with headphones- blends expansive, subtle manipulated textural dronescapes (courtesy of Mr Grassow) with minimal percussion and classic-orchestral…

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Nostalgia – Arcana Publicata Vilescunt


Release data: Nostalgia – Arcana Publicata Vilescunt CD, Relapse Records, 2002 Rich, gothic-like drone tapestries, tribal percussion and symphonic synth textures grace the intoxicating and rather dramatic music of “Arcana Publicata Vilescunt”, the debut release of the German project Nostalgia (aka Mathias Grassow, Rüdiger Gleisberg and Carsten Agthe). Composed and performed between 1999 and 2001, the outcome is a peculiar and slightly psychedelic journey of…

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Nostalgia – The House on the Borderland


Release data: Nostalgia – The House on the Borderland CD, Arsbenevolamater, 2005 “The House on the Borderland” is the second cd of Nostalgia, aka Rüdiger Gleisberg and Mathias Grassow, and on this project they are accompanied by the Italian musician Luigi Seviroli. The latter delivered the album concept to the duo, although he already prepared the framework and foundation of the music. The title comes…

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