The Gateless Gate – Oceans are moving from the Arctic to the south reflecting the light


Release data: The Gateless Gate – Oceans are moving from the Arctic to the south reflecting the light DIGITAL DOWNLOAD, Private Release, 2016 Allister Thompson’s “Oceans are moving…” is a 65-minute atmospheric and serene ambient journey with tasty use of field recordings. It kicks off with the beautiful 18-minute title track with most pleasant early Tangerine Dream/Pink Floyd influences and lovely resonating e-guitar licks bringing…

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The Gateless Gate – Sibir


Release data: The Gateless Gate – Sibir CD-R/DIGITAL DOWNLOAD, Offshoot/Psychonavigation , 2014 Here’s another album by the Canadian duo Allister Thompson and Teri-Lynn Janveau commited to cold weather environments, this time on the wild land- and seascapes of Siberia. While the cover art of the 60-minute “Sibir” strongly resembles those of the Glacial Movements label and its sonic content also sketches out vast, desolate spaces,…

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The Gateless Gate – Landslag Norður Íslands (The Landscape of North Iceland)


Release data: The Gateless Gate – Landslag Norður Íslands (The Landscape of North Iceland) DIGITAL DOWNLOAD, Private Release, 2014 Like many other ambient releases, this is an album trying to capture the feel, wonder and hidden power of the landscapes found in the Northern hemisphere of our globe. The focus here is on the coastal region and the living earth environs -due to continuous volcanic…

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The Gateless Gate – Near North


Release data: The Gateless Gate – Near North DIGITAL DOWNLOAD, Private Release, 2014 The sonic travelogue “Near North” is a 70-minute release by Ontario-based composers Allister Thompson and Teri-Lynn Janveau. The goal of the narrative music is to sonically express the beauty of the wilderness, people and fauna found in Central and Northern Ontario, Canada. Don’t judge the album only by the sedate, melancholic waves…

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