Ran Kirlian – Distant Signals


Release data: Ran Kirlian – Distant Signals CD-R/DIGITAL DOWNLOAD, Altera Orbe, 2018   The first sketches of “Distant Signals” -planned as a personal soundtrack for a deep space exploration, both inner and outer, based on pure electronic atmospheres build on minimal structures- were created during summer 2010 based on live in studio sessions. The recording was shelved thereafter and finally rediscovered in 2017 starting a process…

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Ran Kirlian – Continuum


Release data: Ran Kirlian – Continuum DIGITAL DOWNLOAD, Altera Orbe, 2012 Ambient space aficionados who love to travel into deeper zone worlds may find Ran Kirlian’s “Continuum” an interesting choice. Created from music composed between 2005 and 2010, the album contains eight tracks of freeform, organic-infused, vast and rather intense soundscapes blending both darker-shaded undercurrents and ethereal realms into a continuous 72-minute outcome. The atmosphere…

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Ran Kirlian – Isolated Landscapes


Release data: Ran Kirlian – Isolated Landscapes DIGITAL DOWNLOAD, Private Release, 2001/2003 “Isolated Landscapes” is a 77-minute collection of early tracks, demos and unreleased long form ambient from 1999-2001 that Ran Kirlian released privately on cd-r’s or remained unpublished. The slightly tribal-infused album offers four expansive ambient pieces, the first two composed in 2001. The 27-minute opener proves the toughest, sticking to massive, foreboding dronescapes…

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Ran Kirlian & Jaja – Cosmos Vol. 1


Release data: Ran Kirlian & Jaja – Cosmos Vol. 1 CD-R/DIGITAL DOWNLOAD, Altera Orbe, 2013 “Cosmos Vol. 1” (the first album in a series of electronic space-ambient dedicated to the magnificence of the universe and one of its biggest explorers: Carl Sagan) marks the debut collaborative work by Spanish ambient composer Ran Kirlian and his German soul mate Jana Rockstroh (aka Jaja). The album contains…

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Ran Kirlian – Formations


Release data: Ran Kirlian – Formations CD-R/DIGITAL DOWNLOAD, Altera Orbe, 2012 “Formations” is an ambient album by Ran Kirlian that merges elements of the organic subgenre with more traditional free form styles. According the composer, the outcome defines a journey to the core of the tribal-ambient landscapes previously heard on the albums “Sleeper”, “Melting Point” and “Limbo”. The 70 minutes of music, based on live…

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Ran Kirlian & Landru – Waterfront


Release data: Ran Kirlian & Landru – Waterfront CD-R/DIGITAL DOWNLOAD, Altera Orbe, 2012 “Waterfront” is the debut collaborative work of Spanish ambient composers Ran Kirlian and Landru (aka Patxi Hernández), both co-owners of the online ambient label Altera Orbe. About an hour of the 72-minute outcome was created live in the studio with no set plans or ideas. The additional music was added in a…

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