Space Art – Entrevues


  Release data: Space Art – Entrevues CD/LP/DIGITAL DOWNLOAD, Deserted Island Music, 2020 Em aficionados will know Space Art (aka Dominique Perrier/synths and Roger Rizzitelli/drums, percusion) is part of the league of pioneers of French electronic music. The two made the classic albums “Trip in the Center Head” and “Space Art” (containing the big single hit “Onyx”) in the late ‘70s and the lesser known…

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Awenson – Floating


Release data: Awenson – Floating CD/DIGITAL DOWNLOAD, Groove Unlimited, 2021 With “Floating”, French multi-instrumentalist Joël Bernard brings his audience a work of non-Berlin School art that isn’t like any of his previous releases. This time around he’s come up with pure spaced-out result (something he had delved into briefly on the 2009-album “Beyond the Galaxies”) fitting in the league of fine electro-ambient explored by Steve…

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Tonal Assembly – No Solid Ground


Release data: Tonal Assembly – No Solid Ground CD/Digital Download, Private Release, 2021 The contemporary electronics Taede A. Smedes brought his audience with “Lost and Found in Imaginary Landscapes” is now extended with the richly coloured sonic universe with some groovy bits making up “No Solid Ground”. From the start, there’s a pleasant driving element as well as a happy, positive touch embedded in the…

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vidnaObmana – The River of Appearance


Release data: vidnaObmana – The River of Appearance CD/Digital Download, Projekt Records, 1996 When we talk about elegant and graceful ambient milestones, Dirk Serries’ “The River of Appearance” fits the bill perfectly. Until this very day, the 59-minute release filled with ethereal, shimmering electronics still feels like a full immersion in uplifting, contemplative ambiences with a touch of melancholy. It features a continually evolving aural…

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Interconnected – Grainophonics


  Release data: Interconnected – Grainophonics CD-r/DIGITAL DOWNLOAD/LP, Móatún 7, 2021 “Grainophonics” by Bakis Sirros and Ingo Zobel (aka Interconnected) is an ambient work full of surreal, adventurous atmospheres and organic soundscapes created with big analogue modular synths with granular, additive, physical modeling synthesis, and assorted field recordings. These foreboding textural plains/drones as well as the sights on barren land across the view displayed on…

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Pyramid Peak – Symmetry


  Release data: Pyramid Peak – Symmetry CD/DIGITAL DOWNLOAD, Private Release, 2020 After quite a busy year in 2018, the German band Pyramid Peak took a well-deserved creative break. With the 67-minute “Symmetry”, Axel Stüpplich and Andreas Morsch offer another most attractive work of contemporary, spiced-up electronics, a feast of catchy melodic lines merged with strings of powerful, pulsating, and occasionally even tight sequencers and…

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