Phobos – Approaching Dark Space


Release data: Phobos – Approaching Dark Space CD-R/DIGITAL DOWNLOAD, Private Release, 2017 Those familiar with Phobos well-crafted dark ambient will find out David Thompson stepped a bit further into the darker side on “Approaching Dark Space”. Simultaneously (and contrary to his previous albums) this voyage into the far reaches of outer space and beyond implements a slice of melody creeping in from time to time…

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Phobos – An October Evening


Release data: Phobos – An October Evening CD-R/DVD-R/DIGITAL DOWNLO, Private Release, 2015 Since I’ve been following the nicely crafted atmospheric works of Phobos, David Thompson has been offered several opportunities to perform at UK’s Awakenings festival. If I’m not mistaken, “An October Evening” is his third live album recorded at that venue, featuring his full gig of October 17, 2015. Once again, the slow unfolding…

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Phobos – Sector Four


Release data: Phobos – Sector Four DIGITAL DOWNLOAD, Private Release, 2014 Fans of the music of Phobos don’t have to worry about the character and mood of the music contained on his fifth album, as “Sector Four” sees a nice continuation of the vast, intense dronescapes of Mr Thompson’s excellent effort “This Desolate Place” (although it might also be a sequel of that). The 69-minute…

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Phobos – One Moment Live


Release data: Phobos – One Moment Live DIGITAL DOWNLOAD, Private Release, 2013 Like the previous Phobos-release, “One Moment Live” a live album recorded at UK’s Awakenings all dayer festival, but now the 12th October 2013 edition. This time though it’s a digital-only release featuring the full 46-minute performance but without any audience noise. David Thompson here attempts to suck his audience into a world of…

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Phobos – Monolith


Release data: Phobos – Monolith CD-R/DIGITAL DOWNLOAD, Dark Duck Records, 2010 Before he started releasing on his own, Phobos (aka David Thompson) found his first home on the US-based Dark Duck label, known for its expansive catalogue of dark and experimental/abstract ambient music. The 72-minute “Monolith” contains an extensive and deep journey in two parts, where David already displays his talent in weaving immersive and…

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Phobos – Darkness Within


Release data: Phobos – Darkness Within CD-R/DIGITAL DOWNLOAD, AmbientLive Records, 2009 Fans of lengthy but inspired drone ambient are at the right spot when it comes to the output of synthesist and sound sculpture David Thompson, aka Phobos. The 76-minute “Darkness Within” taps into the deep end with one continuous track, blending and layering textures in an fashion without the use of any rhythmic elements….

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