Steve Brand – Avatara


Release data: Steve Brand – Avatara CD, Hypnos Recordings, 2011 If you’re looking for a contemplative ambient release with a minimal framework, Steve Brand’s “Avatara” (inspired by the various avatars of various ages and cultures) could be an appropriate choice. I for one would classify it as high-quality contemplative music, due to its ongoing gentle flow of textural pads with occasional mystic undercurrents and nature…

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Steve Brand – SoulSpiral


Release data: Steve Brand – SoulSpiral CD-R, AtmoWorks, 2008 Steve Brand’s album “SoulSpiral” contains two expansive textural zone worlds, both clocking over 31 minutes, of which the music was inspired by stunning Hubble/NASA space footage and channelled writings. The meandering, freeform sound worlds of the opening title track have a deepening, hypnotizing but most of all a time shifting impact. It leaves space for darker…

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Steve Brand – Bridge to Nowhere


Release data: Steve Brand – Bridge to Nowhere CD-R, Hypnos Secret Sounds, 2008 Steve Brand is an US-based musician who previously released music in the experimental genre using the name Augur. Brand considers music not only a way of looking inward and expressing one’s self, but a way of reaching out to others and ultimately expanding the boundaries of the world individually and collectively ….

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