New Interview with Brendan Pollard


This 2020-interview is a follow-up on the one I did with Brendan in May 2008. You can read it at http://www.sonicimmersion.org/2020-interview-with-brendan-pollard/   Website: http://brendanpollard.bandcamp.com You can see what reviews I have done of this artist on the Brendan Pollard artist page

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Havdis – Fugløya


Release data: Havdis – Fugløya CD/DIGITAL DOWNLOAD, Gterma, 2020 “Fugløya”,  Havdis’4th album on Gterma, was actually ready to go to print in early March but due to Covid19 had to sit back and wait a bit just like everyone else. This time around the album comes with some stunning photographs of label owner Johan Rehn complementing the 78-minute narrative ambient journey very nicely. As was…

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Steve Roach – A Soul Ascends


Release data: Steve Roach – A Soul Ascends CD/Digital Download,  Projekt Records, 2020 Meant for deep inward immersion & infinite playback, “A Soul Ascends”(created over seven days in mid-April 2020 during the Covid19 crisis) kinda fits in the same league as Roach”s “Quiet Music” and other tranquil longform soundworks.  While submerging in this new slow morphing outcome it becomes clear the music is more “present”…

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Eguana – Abyss


Release data: Eguana – Abyss DIGITAL DOWNLOAD, Cosmicleaf Records, 2020 Here’s another fine work of space-ambient bliss by Sergey Severin, aka Eguana, taking its listener into an infinite destiny. “Abyss’” tranquil sonic narrative -that never becomes superficial- unfolds as a weightless drift with sets of gentle oozing textures along a sustained, smooth pulsating sequence. As the journey morphs onward effortlessly it almost seems time dissolves…

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Colin Rayment – FRB


Release data: Colin Rayment – FRB CD-R/Digital Download,  SynGate Records, 2019 For the music on this release, UK-synthesist Colin Rayment was inspired by so called Fast Radio Bursts, unusual repeating signals in the cosmos coming from a source about 1.5 billion light years away. It has led to seven contemporary-melodic mood tracks carrying the composer’s own signature sound aside from occarional Berlin School influences, most…

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Max Corbacho – The Unfolding Dawn


Release data: Max Corbacho – The Unfolding Dawn CD/DIGITAL DOWNLOAD, SilentSun, 2020 The COVID19 confinement period triggered talented Spanish Max Corbacho creating “The Unfolding Dawn”, a continuous longform ambient expanse. The liquid, slowly and always gently transforming spaces encountered here are an in-depth sonic and highly-immersive experience where a kaleidoscope of sedate dynamics is at work while overall tranquillity, gracefulness and balance are maintained. It’s…

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Airwaves – Multiverse


Release data: Airwaves – Multiverse CD/Digital Download,  Carpe Sonum, 2020 “Multiverse” is the final recording from the sadly deceased Oscar Menzel his widow discovered on his computer years ago. It is now made available to the public as a limited edition cd and digital download after another meticulous master job by David Morley. “Multiverse” features 52 minutes of music composed between 1999 and 2003 of…

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