Paul Ellis – Breathing Space


Release data: Paul Ellis – Breathing Space DIGITAL DOWNLOAD, Private Release, 2014 “Breathing Space” features two long form pieces (“Breathing” and “Space”) which were created after Mr Ellis finished “Wrapped In Silence”. They were shelved as they were both too long for his cd releases until he rediscovered them one day, noticing how well they worked together. This made him release the two minimalist pieces…

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Paul Ellis – Wrapped in Silence


Release data: Paul Ellis – Wrapped in Silence DIGITAL DOWNLOAD, Private Release, 2010 For “Wrapped In Silence”, containing one 58-minute piece, Paul Ellis set up all his keyboards with various string pad sounds and dialed in every sound to fit together for the mood he wanted. He made sure each sound was to be distinct, but not clashing in any way with the other. Next…

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Paul Ellis – Listen Silent


Release data: Paul Ellis – Listen Silent DIGITAL DOWNLOAD, Private Release, 2014 The words in the title of this release use the same letters as well as being descriptive of the overall mood the outcome generates. For “Listen Silent”, composer Paul Ellis had the idea to create some music that would generate a very gentle, quiet nature. The free form outcome, featuring two interlocking ambiences…

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Paul Ellis – Moth in Flames


Release data: Paul Ellis – Moth in Flames CD/DIGITAL DOWNLOAD, Spotted Peccary Music, 2015 Upon request, Mr Ellis let me know the title of this release could mean several different things, from unrequited love to environmental problems. But the main thing he was actually thinking of with the phrase “Moth in Flames” is an artist becoming completely lost in the work itself. It has led…

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Paul Ellis – I Am Here


Release data: Paul Ellis – I Am Here CD/DIGITAL DOWNLOAD, LotusPike, 2012 In the words of the composer, “I Am Here” is a sort of a counterpart to his previous album “From Out Of The Vast Comes Nearness”, released on the same label. The concept album and its music is inspired by the Chinook tribe of Native Amaricans who once resided in the Columbia River…

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Paul Ellis – From Out Of The Vast Comes Nearness


Release data: Paul Ellis – From Out Of The Vast Comes Nearness CD, LotusPike, 2011 About two years after his last hard-copy release “Last Hiding Place of Beauty”, synthesist Paul Ellis brings us the 74-minute “From Out Of The Vast Comes Nearness” (working title “Watch the stars come one by one”) of which the music is especially dedicated to Steve Reich, Klaus Schulze, Peter Baumann…

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