James Johnson & Robert Scott Thompson – Forgotten Places


Release data: James Johnson & Robert Scott Thompson – Forgotten Places CD/DIGITAL DOWNLOAD, Zero Music, 2001 Next to his solo releases, ambient composer James Johnson also collaborated with several other musicians (such as Vir Unis and Stephen Philips) which resulted in some beautiful results. The 60-minute “Forgotten Places” is a slightly bit harder to chew, as the accompanying musician this time is Robert Scott Thompson…

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Robert Scott Thompson – Pale Blue Dot


Release data: Robert Scott Thompson – Pale Blue Dot CD-R/DIGITAL DOWNLOAD, Anodize , 2015 Electro-acoustic ambient is a specialty of Robert Scott Thompson, who’s a professor of music composition at Atlanta’s Georgia State University, a genre which challenges him to reset the boundaries during his many releases. “Pale Blue Dot” curls up eight compositions where ethereal and lush atmospheric drift runs into the quirky, strange…

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Robert Scott Thompson – The Silent Shore


Release data: Robert Scott Thompson – The Silent Shore CD, Oasis/Mirage, 1996 “The Silent Shore” is an album of US-composer Robert Scott Thompson, who is associate professor at Georgia State University, School of Music. His electro-acoustic music, split in three separate “modules”, features a darker type of atmospheric ambient. It’s free form, highly textural and slow morphing in nature with occasional use of rhythm/percussion. But…

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