Simon Slator – Magellan


Release data: Simon Slator – Magellan DIGITAL DOWNLOAD, Private Release, 2014 “Magellan” is a 30-minute concept album inspired by the Arthur C. Clarke’s book “The Songs of Distant Earth” and the album of the same name by Mike Oldfield (along the composer’s own love of science fiction). The outcome delivers two 15-minute tracks of imaginary ambient space music with a slice of Berlin School. The…

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Simon Slator – The Lake


Release data: Simon Slator – The Lake DIGITAL DOWNLOAD, Private Release, 2014 “The Lake” is the first brand new release by UK composer Simon Slator (who some might know as Cold Sun) after an 8-year break.The digital-only ambient release contains three tracks dealing with solitude/isolation from two different points of view, yet addressing an ultimately positive view upon it. The free form soundscape music is…

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Simon Slator – Piano in the Rain


Release data: Simon Slator – Piano in the Rain DIGITAL DOWNLOAD, Webbed Hand Records, 2014 “Piano in the Rain” is a long form piece based on a composition of the same name which the Simon Slator (known previously as Cold Sun) made almost ten years before. It’s been transformed from a 7-minute New Age piece, into a euphoric 48-minute ambient epic using PreSonus Studio One,…

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Cold Sun – Four Patterns


Release data: Cold Sun – Four Patterns CD-R/DIGITAL DOWNLOAD, Private Release, 2003 “Four Patterns” is the 3rd cd of UK-based musician Simon Slator which smoothly follows the path taken by his predecessors “6am” and “Antarctica”. The outcome (a non-generative ambient piece where almost everything is based around the number 4) is a very relaxing album full of delicate atmospheres and tranquillity, featuring one continous track…

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