Phobos – Moments in Sound


Release data: Phobos – Moments in Sound DIGITAL DOWNLOAD, Private Release, 2011 “Moments in Sound”, a collection of released and unreleased music, is a release by the UK composer David Thompson (aka Phobos) who already impressed me a lot with his in-depth ambient albums “This desolate place” and “Darker”. Besides the fact this album of this very talented musician is an excellent and very tasty…

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Phobos – Darker


Release data: Phobos – Darker CD-R/DIGITAL DOWNLOAD, Private Release, 2012 Phobos album “Darker”, his third private release to date, is another treat for ambient fans who love longform, overtly dark and intense soundscape music meant for headphone listening. With four overall dense and at times rather abstract sound paintings, the composer really takes his listener to the next level down the abyss, which isn’t always…

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Phobos – This Desolate Place


Release data: Phobos – This Desolate Place CD-R/DIGITAL DOWNLOAD, Private Release, 2011 Now here’s another strong piece of profound ambient music by UK-based composer David Thompson, aka Phobos, who already made a great impression on me with “Live on Earth”. “This Desolate Place” contains one longform piece, offering 68 minutes of highly atmospheric textural music. I gave the album several spins with a good pair…

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Phobos – Live on Earth (Live at Awakenings)


Release data: Phobos – Live on Earth (Live at Awakenings) CD-R/DIGITAL DOWNLOAD, Private Release, 2012 This is my first encounter with the music of Phobos, aka UK-composer David Thompson. He previously had been creating music using his own name in the general melodic sequencer-based style in the ‘90’s. After 2000 he took a break from making music, but decided to return in 2009 as Phobos,…

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