Solar Fields – Ourdom


Release data: Solar Fields – Ourdom CD/LP/DIGITAL DOWNLOAD, Droneform Records/Sidereal, 2018 Here’s finally a new album by Swedish electronica artist Magnus Birgersson, released about six years after his last regular album “Random Friday”. Written entirely in his second home base South Africa, the 80-minute “Ourdom” displays Solar Fields unique sound ranging from downtempo beats, dynamic-spiced currents and gentle melodies to epic-ish cinematic stuff somewhat in…

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Solar Fields – Reflective Frequencies


Release data: Solar Fields – Reflective Frequencies CD, Ultimae Records, 2001 Vibrant, fresh and contemporary electronics with an overall deep sound that inspire ones imagination is what’s on the menu on “Reflective Frequencies”, the debut album of Solar Fields (aka Magnus Birgersson) on the French Ultimae label. The continous ride of atmospheric mood-techno without much melodies merges downtempo and IDM styles while also incorporating dreamy…

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Solar Fields – Origin #2


Release data: Solar Fields – Origin #2 CD/DIGITAL DOWNLOAD, Ulimae Records, 2013 With “Origin #2”, Solar Fields (aka Swedish composer Magnus Birgersson) presents the second chapter of retrospective tracks fitting in the atmospheric/downbeat/chill-out realm as the first one, this time featuring tracks by composed between 2003 and 2009. I remember the rather awkward listening experience when I submerged in the sonic flow of from “Origin…

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Solar Fields – Random Friday


Release data: Solar Fields – Random Friday CD/DIGITAL DOWNLOAD, Ultimae Records, 2012 AWith “Random Friday”, Mr Solar Fields Magnus Birgersson brings us an energetic album with music that continues where his 2007-release “[Earthshine]” left us. Although it opens atmospheric and lush with “Light Control”, the heavy beats and deep downtempo bass lines present themselves as soon the second (title) track kicks in. To my ears,…

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Solar Fields – Until we meet the Sky


Release data: Solar Fields – Until we meet the Sky CD/DIGITAL DOWNLOAD, Ultimae Records, 2011 Almost on the brink of 2012, Ultimae Records released Solar Fields 10th album “Until we meet the sky”, a title that suggests quite a spacious kind of ambient. On the other hand, this recording also connects to Solar Fields album “Movements”, but on an undefinable level. “Until we meet the…

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Solar Fields – Origin #1


Release data: Solar Fields – Origin #01 CD, Ultimae Records, 2010 With “Origin #1”, Solar Fields aka Magnus Birgersson brings us the first chapter in a series of four albums, of which all music is derived from his studio archive of the last ten years. The release (which comes in a two parts digifile, a kind of budget cd-release) takes off with the gliding, immersive…

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