The Grey Encounter – State of Decay


Release data: The Grey Encounter – State of Decay CD-R/DIGITAL DOWNLOAD, Private Release, 2015 Since 2013, The Grey Encounter (aka UK synthesists Xan Alexander and Phil Booth) starting building a nice collection of gloomy, spacious and dark sound collages, only suitable for the experienced ambient listener. The 75-minute “State of Decay” is dominated by strings of post-apocalyptic, dense, desolate and spooky atmospheres, morphing slowly through…

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The Grey Encounter – Dark Matter


Release data: The Grey Encounter – Dark Matter CD-R, EEMC, 2012 The Grey Encounter is a collaborative effort by UK synthesists Phil Booth and Xan Alexander, whose 61-minute “Dark Matter” is their debut release. If you love well-rendered spherical electronics and ambient, the two extended tracks of 32 and 28 minutes do the job most satisfactory. The duo has assembled very nice textural, slow morphing…

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