Rudy Adrian – Woodlands


Release data: Rudy Adrian – Woodlands CD/DIGITAL DOWNLOAD, Spotted Peccary Music, 2019 For me, the biggest part of “Woodlands” is a trip down memory lane and most familiar to my ears. About half of it consists of aural sketches Rudy originally created and intended for the 2002-album “Across the Silver River” (that ended up as a collaborative project with Ron Boots) he sent me on cd-r…

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Rudy Adrian – Sequencer Rarities


Release data: Rudy Adrian – Sequencer Rarities CD/DIGITAL DOWNLOAD, Groove Unlimited, 2017 “Sequencer Rarities” is a collection of six lone and special tracks composed between 2000 and 2007 that (unfortunately) never made it to any of the albums released by Groove Unlimited. Those familiar and fond of the driving rhythmic Berlin school sequencing on Rudy’s “Sequencer Sketches” album series or “Concerts in the USA” will…

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Rudy Adrian – Coastlines


Release data: Rudy Adrian – Coastlines CD/DIGITAL DOWNLOAD, Spotted Peccary Music, 2016 “Coastlines” can be regarded as sister album to Rudy’s previous album “Atmospheres”. The range of reflective ambient soundscape music making it up are mainly works composed between 2000 and 2010 along a few dating back to the 1990/“SubAntarctica”-period (“Clouds Over The Horizon”, “Theme From SubAntarctica”). In there are nine gentle textural offerings inspired…

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Rudy Adrian – Atmospheres


Release data: Rudy Adrian – Atmospheres CD/DIGITAL DOWNLOAD, Spotted Peccary Music, 2014 It’s been about four years since the previous cd of New Zealand-based ambient composer Rudy Adrian was released. Those fond of his earlier textural releases “Desert Realms” or “Moonwater” will be pleased to find a progression of ethereal, highly cosmic soundscapes on “Atmospheres”. Just have a listen to the lush “Willow Bank”, Blue…

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Rudy Adrian – Distant Stars


Release data: Rudy Adrian – Distant Stars CD, Lotuspike/Spotted Peccary, 2010 After another long two year wait, LotusPike finally brings us a new album of New-Zealand artist Rudy Adrian, which at first glance is similar in style to that of his ambient albums, but a close listen reveals its still unique and somewhat improvised nature on the spot. Like his previous releases, the outcome on…

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Rudy Adrian – Desert Realms


Release data: Rudy Adrian – Desert Realms CD, Lotuspike, 2008 Finally, two years after his nice ambient album “Moonwater”, New Zealand-based musician brings us the follow-up “Desert Realms”. The music of the cd is inspired by a weekend Rudy spent in the serene,remote and expansive desert landscapes of the American Southwest back in 2002. In that respect, the eleven tracks on the almost 70 minute…

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