Sylken – Illusions of Light


Release data: Sylken – Illusions of Light CD-R, Atmoworks, 2000 Sylken is actually the Canadian musician Eric Hopper, who is joined in the Sylken-Ensemble by Wally Jericho, Arnold Sprogis, Steve Sauvé and Joe Galifi. “Illusions of Light” contains seven tracks of very nice and delicately composed electronic ambient in which the ambient-guitar has a core position. Next to the fact that the musical approach is…

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Sylken – Dreamlife


Release data: Sylken – Dreamlife CD-R, Private Release, 2004 “Dreamlife” is the fourth album composed by Sylken, aka Eric Hopper, assisted by a few fellow musicians, therefor The Sylken Ensemble. “Night Wings” (composed with Alpha Wave Movement) kicks off beautifully, offering “sylkie” space textures, which also show up on “In Astral Flight”. The third track (which Hopper easily calls his favourite piece of the album)…

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Robert Carty & Sylken – The Endless Vista


Release data: Robert Carty & Sylken – The Endless Vista CD-R, Private Release, 2007 Just a couple of weeks ago I received “The Endless Vista”, the new album by talented ambient musician Robert Carty for which he collaborated with Canadian artist Sylken aka Eric Hopper. The title track starts out with beautiful soothing space textures, leading the way to five more tracks of freeform soundscapes,…

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