Synaesthesia – Embody


Release data: Synaesthesia – Embody CD/DIGITAL DOWNLOAD, Cleopatra Records/Zoth Ommog, 1995 “Embody” is the debut-album of the Canadian project Synaesthesia (aka Bill Leeb and Rhys Fulber) introducing ethno-rhythmic-driven ambient featuring lots of (world music) samples and weird klangspielerei, all executed and molded into an almost 60-minute eclectic form. The duo’s darker-shaded sci-fi/cinematic electronics contain groovy bass notes and occasional dance-like moments (“Alien Intruder”)along occasional psychedelic…

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Synaesthesia – Desideratum


Release data: Synaesthesia – Desideratum CD, Hypnotic/Cleopatra, 1995 What I got here is the second album of the duo Bill Leeb and Rhys Fulber, aka Synaesthesia, offering a massive 140 minute work of sonic art. Although it starts out cool and trance-upbeat with “Andromedia”, the music thereafter unfolds in much slower pace and textural spacious manner. It features a nice range of lush swirling textures,…

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Synaesthesia – Ephemeral


Release data: Synaesthesia – Ephemeral CD, Zoth Ommog, 1997 Synaesthesia is one of the various projects by Bill Leeb and Rhys Fulber, who are also the driving forces behind Delerium and Frontline Assembly. “Ephemeral” is their third (and also last) album under this alias, a sonic exercise in infectious tribal ambient with powerful but slow rhythms, drums and beats. The duo presents a stunning dynamic…

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