Optical Image – Moonchild


Release data: Optical Image – Moonchild CD, SoundArt Productions, 1998 “Moonchild” is an album continuing the signature sound of Dutch composer Tom Habes, aka Optical Image, has been developing of the years. The five pieces all have a positive air, on which Mr Habes displays fast-paced sequencers, smooth solos hovering over warm textures and synthetic drum. The opening title track has a melodic, songlike approach,…

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Optical Image – Interference


Release data: Optical Image – Interference CD, Soundart Productions, 1994 The instrumental synth-orchestral music featured on Tom Habes second album as “Optical Image” shows the same sound signature as his debut album, but delivered in a more thoughtful and better composed manner. Symphonic and cinematic airs fly by in the 59-minute melodic outing, which again is pushed forward by rhythms, sequencer patterns and pronounced bass…

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Optical Image – Another Treasure Point


Release data: Optical Image – Another Treasure Point CD, SoundArt Productions, 1997 With this album, Tom Habes reflects on the music of his successful debut “Treasure Point”, delivering a fine melodic outcome. While sticking close to and re-interpreting the original compositions, Mr Habes enriched the contemporary instrumentals with a further pleasant layer and cinematic drive. It’s great to hear it echo the mood and feel…

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Optical Image – Treasure Point


Release data: Optical Image – Treasure Point CD, Bargain Productions, 1993 Optical Image is a project by Dutch composer Tom Habes, who developed quite an original, cinematic and overall fresh sounding style of electronic music. Tom refers to the music of his debut “Treasure Point” as a journey of images and moods allowing the listener to generate his own impressions. The cd contains eight transparent…

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