Solar Fields – Altered (Second Movements)


Release data: Solar Fields – Altered (Second Movements) CD, Ultimae Records, 2010 Word has been in the air for a while “Altered” would contain remixed and reworked versions of the music, which ended up on the previous album “Movements”. Well, Magnus Birgersson (aka Solar Fields) made the outcome a spacy, mellow chill-out affair, as he keenly recycled and re-interpreted the assorted sounds of that album….

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Solar Fields – Movements


Release data: Solar Fields – Movements CD, Ultimae Records, 2009 Swedish producer Magnus Birgersson, aka Solar Fields, wrote his sixth album “Movements” in the same period when he was composing a score for the interactive in-game score for Electronic Arts video game “Mirror’s Edge”. Was the heavy trance-dance music of his previous album “EarthShine” a completely different story, the musical content of the 11 tracks…

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Solar Fields – EarthShine


Release data: Solar Fields – EarthShine CD, Ultimae Records, 2007 November 2007 saw the the release of the fifth Solar Fields album “EarthShine”. This time, the Swedish composer Magnus Birgersson presents eight lenghty tracks which are firmly rooted in atmospheric trance music. There’s plenty of melody implemented in the uptempo groove tracks with powerful, straightforward sequencers, pulling the listener deep into an engaging well of…

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Solar Fields – Blue Moon Station


Release data: Solar Fields – Blue Moon Station CD, Ultimae Records, 2003 I hadn’t heard before of Solar Fields aka the Swedish ambient soundsculpter Magnus Birgersson, of which “Blue Moon Station” is his second album. Well, this one is impressive, as this guy knows how to handle his electronic gear. In a way, you might say “Blue Moon Station” features trance/dance kindred versions of music…

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Solar Fields – Leaving Home


Release data: Solar Fields – Leaving Home CD, Ultimae Records, 2005 “Leaving Home” is the third album by the Swedish musician Magnus Birgersson aka Solar Fields. It contains almost 80 minutes of high-tech down tempo groove music with occasional some floating textural electronica, although also veena and sitar are applied in the second track “Time Slide”. The third and fourth track sound rather chaotic and…

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Solar Fields – Extended


Release data: Solar Fields – Extended CD, Ultimae Records, 2005 The album “Extended” is actually a limited edition companion to “Leaving Home”. It’s an almost 80 minute atmospheric extension coming close to space music. The three tracks were used at a Swedish art installation. Overall it sounds very laid back and spacy in nature, and I must say I prefer this introspective kind of music…

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