Phelios – Gates of Atlantis


Release data: Phelios – Gates of Atlantis CD/DIGITAL DOWNLOAD, Malignant Records, 2013 It’s time for another journey in dark ambient, this time executed by German musician Martin Stürtzer, aka Phelios, with his fine album “Gates of Atlantis”. The cinematic ambient voyage starts out dynamic with fierce tribal drumming in the title track piece, thereafter ascending into slow morphing, dark ambient soundscapes and nebulous drone-pads that…

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Phelios – Astral Unity


Release data: Phelios – Astral Unity CD, Malignant Records, 2010 Phelios is a dark ambient project by German musician Martin Stürtzer, who’s an acquaintance of Stephen Parsick. With the latter, Martin collaborated on “It always rains in Wuppertal”. “Astral Unity”, which comes in a beautifully designed 6-panel deluxe digipack with gold foil stamping, shows a further maturation of his highly cinematic ambient style. The outcome…

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Phelios & Parsick – It Always Rains In Wuppertal


Release data: Phelios & Parsick – It Always Rains In Wuppertal CD-R, Private Release, 2006 This recording contains the live concert these two musicians gave in Wuppertal on November 24, 2006. Phelios, a dark ambient project by Martin Stuertzer, and Stephen Parsick (who got to know each other through a German synthesizer forum) both played one solo set and ended the performance with a collaborative…

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