Various Artists – Sounds of a Universe Overheard


Release data: Various Artists – Sounds of a Universe Overheard CD, Hypnos Recordings , 2007 The music released on the Hypnos label isn’t the usual cup of ambient, as it most often features rather abstract, psychedelic and experimental-angled works not that easy at hand. Their compilations though are nice opportunities to get a bigger scope on what’s happening in the genre next the bigger names,…

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Various Artists – Digiseeds


Release data: Various Artists – Digiseeds CD/DIGITAL DOWNLOAD, Ultimae Records, 2015 “Digiseeds” is the first in a series of conceptual compilations compiled by Czech artist Lubos Cvrk aka Ambientium. The outcome is a 66-minute dreamscape and playground which sees 11 composers (established and new) from all around the world displaying their ambient craft. Helped by the excellent mastering of Vincent Villuis, Ambientium weaves a continuous…

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Various Artists – Enfold 01


Release data: Various Artists – Enfold 01 DIGITAL DOWNLOAD, Ultimae Records, 2014 The free of charge compilation “Enfold”, a 24-bit studio master, celebrates the 15th anniversary of the Lyon-based Ultimae label, a collection of songs created with the idea of gentleness and chill. In ten winter ambience tracks, Lars Leonhard, I Awake, Fingers In the Noise, Scann-Tec, Asura, Miktek, Martin non-Static, Circular, Master Margherita and…

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Various Artists – Subtextures


Release data: Various Artists – Subtextures CD/DIGITAL DOWNLOAD, Interchill, 2015 If you look for any regular names of the Interchill stall, you will look in vain for them on this compilation which introduces a brand new league of contemporary musicians and bands. What you get though are 14 tracks of experimental and break beats, intelligent dubstep, bass IDM and down/tempo exercises which all stray quite…

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Various Artists – Phra Rahu


Release data: Various Artists – Phra Rahu CD, Gterma , 2014 Due to the persistence of label owner Johan Rehn, the beautifully designed compilation album “Phra Rahu” (the mythical god of darkness) has made the light of day after quite a bit of delay. As usual, Anders Peterson was in charge of putting a delicate mastering touch to it all, which he again did brilliantly….

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Various Artists – Passages


Release data: Various Artists – Passages CD/DIGITAL DOWNLOAD, Ultimae Records, 2014 With the futuristic sounding “Passages”, the French Ultimae-label adds a new chapter to their existing list of tasty and well-sorted out compilations. It’s the third compiled by Nova, aka Massimo Terranova, offering an elegant evolving inner trip through a spacious and rich flavored ambient world of glitch, minimal dub and down-tempo musings. On the…

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