Phillip Wilkerson – Wondrous Encounters


Release data: Phillip Wilkerson – Wondrous Encounters CD-R/DIGITAL DOWNLOAD, Private Release, 2014 “Wondrous Encounters” invites you to an imminent world of gentle sonic streams offering a collection of space music, atmospheres, and soundscapes suitable for stargazing, cosmic sightseeing or cloud watching. Imagine calm, freeform and overtly drifting textures, swelling smoothly and carrying on to occasional elevating effect. This is what one will run into on…

Read More...

Phillip Wilkerson & Chris Russell – Vague Traces


Release data: Phillip Wilkerson & Chris Russell – Vague Traces CD/DIGITAL DOWNLOAD, Spotted Peccary Music, 2014 Harmonic and multi-dimensional music roaming gently through vaporous, tranquil spheres is an apt description for this album by synthesists Chris Russell and Phillip Wilkerson. The free form textural outcome on “Vague Traces” is a kind of stress-relief but non-meditative music addressing the intimate and the sensitive with its kaleidoscope…

Read More...

Phillip Wilkerson – Ways of Forgetting


Release data: Phillip Wilkerson – Ways of Forgetting DIGITAL DOWNLOAD EP, Private Release, 2014 Slow, introspective soundscapes seem to have become the trademark of Phillip Wilkerson, who has work hard the last few years to further define and sculpture his ambient music quite a bit. “Ways of Forgetting” (improvised and recorded using the ‘daybook’ patch on the Virus TI synth at 432Hz) is a 28-minute…

Read More...

Phillip Wilkerson – Sojourner


Release data: Phillip Wilkerson – Sojourner CD-R/DIGITAL DOWNLOAD, Private Release, 2013 With “Sojourner”, US-synthesist Phillip Wilkerson brings his listener a musical odyssey for inner travel and pure relaxation for which he used the Yamaha XS6, Virus Access and Polar synthesizers. From the liner notes I also learned the contemplative sonic journey offered the composer the opportunity to explore new levels of emotional intensity and tension,…

Read More...

Phillip Wilkerson – Complex Silence 23


Release data: Phillip Wilkerson – Complex Silence 23 DIGITAL DOWNLOAD, Tree Trunk, 2012 Mr Wilkerson states the outcome found on “Complex Silence 23” was born out of extreme emotional pain along a kaleidoscope of personal experiences of life and ruminations on them. The music conveys his personal sense of profound loss and anguish, but also his faith that love and forgiveness can prevail. In the…

Read More...

Phillip Wilkerson – Highlands


Release data: Phillip Wilkerson – Highlands DIGITAL DOWNLOAD, Free Floating Music, 2012 “Highlands”, mastered by Ben Cox (one of the guys behind the Lotus Pike label), is a 66-minute narrative soundscape journey into higher and peaceful spheres, split in four long form compositions. These free form and rhythmless textures are the doorway to a tranquil and balanced world beyond where things simply float along smoothly….

Read More...