Richard Bone – Aera


Release data: Richard Bone – Aera USB-DRIVE/DIGITAL DOWNLOA, Quirkwork Laboratories, 2016 Electronica/ambient collectors out may be pleased to learn US-synthesist Richard Bone has released “Aera”, a 2-hour collection of 25 rare and obscure tracks released on an engraved rosewood USB drive limited to just 25 copies along a download-version. The work contains Mr Bone’s ambient work (“This Serene Life”), rather peculiar and unexpected electronic tracks…

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Richard Bone – Vertical Life


Release data: Richard Bone – Vertical Life CD-R/DIGITAL DOWNLOAD, Quirkwork Laboratories, 2014 Every album of Richard Bone is an adventure into new, ambient aural and out of the ordinary sound worlds and composing styles. “Vertical Life”, melodic surreal ambience for contemplation and flying carpets, is no exception. The ten tracks of sonic ambience incorporate rhythmic, groovy, exotic and introspective/meditative elements, spreading its wings in spectral,…

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Richard Bone – Images from a Parallel World


Release data: Richard Bone – Images from a Parallel World CD/DIGITAL DOWNLOAD, AD Music, 2013 After the nice retrospective release “Anthology”, AD Music hereby brings us a full-length album with all-new music by US composer Richard Bone. The outcome though still reflects the different or should I say awkward view and approach on composing that has seems a trademark of this musician. The new batch…

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Richard Bone – Anthology


Release data: Richard Bone – Anthology DIGITAL DOWNLOAD, AD Music, 2013 Through the many years of reviewing electronic music, I’ve been able to get to know a fair share of the music created by US-based ambient composer Richard Bone, also owner of the label Quirkworks Laboratories. Regarded as one of the founding members of the New York electronic music scene, Mr Bone always pursued an…

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Richard Bone – XesseX (The Palindrome Project)


Release data: Richard Bone – XesseX (The Palindrome Project) CD-R/DIGITAL DOWNLOAD, Quirkwork Laboratory Discs, 2011 The eight compositions on the ambient album “Xessex” are the outcome of Richard Bone’s lifelong fascination with directional sound. Not the direction from which it emanates, but rather the direction in which it flows. The depth and density within a reversed sound is totally different than when it is played…

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Richard Bone – Sudden Departure


Release data: Richard Bone – Sudden Departure CD, Quirkwork Laboratory Discs, 2008 “Sudden Departure”, the 24th release on Richard Bone’s own Quirkworks Laboratories label, is another offering of emotive and calming ambient tracks. In their own way, each track seems an observation of moments in time and space, simply displaying a sense of reflection or mood. As always, there are unusual bits and pieces found…

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