Dino Pacifici – Hallowed Ground


  Release data: Dino Pacific  –  Hallowed Ground CD/DIGITAL DOWNLOAD, Private Release, 1999 Montreal, Canada-based Dino Pacifici has been active in music since 1984, with some forays into jazz. This “Hallowed Ground” is his fifth cd, filled with just under 70 minutes of distinct ambient. Opener “Solace” stands out most positively for my taste: 22 minutes of soft engaging ambient sounds in the tradition of…

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Stephen Parsick – Moon Musick


Release data: Stephen Parsick – Moon Musick DIGITAL DOWNLOAD, Doombient, 2021 “Moon Musick” is an atmospheric work of ambient art of which the original music dates back to 2006/2007 when the idea surfaced for a cd to go with an illustrated picture book for children, something that didn’t happen in the end. Fortunately, Stephen rediscovered the music (featuring Markus Reuter on touch guitar and loops…

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Ghosts in Mirrors – Cold Dust


Release data: Ghosts in Mirrors – Cold Dust CD/DIGITAL DOWNLOAD, Littl’ Antenna Records, 2020 The Belgium electronic music scene is expanding for years with own festivals (Cosmic Nights, B-Wave, AntennA/ Littl’ Antenna festival, Sonic Emissions), Belgian Neumusik, two labels promoting this genre of music thoroughly (Littl’Antenna and Wool-E Records) as well as the media Channel AntennA for Electronic Music. With “Cold Dust”, Koen Buytaert (known…

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Spacecraft – Evening Star


  Release data: Spacecraft – Evening Star DIGITAL DOWNLOAD, Valley View Records, 2021 A trip into textural, fluid space, a cosmic place of solace is what is awaiting you on the 48-minute “Evening Star” by Rishi Bhatia aka Spacecraft. There’s a calm, soft glowing atmosphere found on each of the 10 tracks unfolding in slow motion, best listened to on low volume. “Celestial”, a single…

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Altus – Sleep Theory Volume 4


  Release data: Altus  – Sleep Theory Volume 4 CD-r/DIGITAL DOWNLOAD, Private Release, 2021 With this release Mike Carss brings his audience the fourth and final installment in the “Sleep Theory” series that was kicked off a decade earlier. If you’re familiar with the previous volumes you will find a nice continuation of them, but Session 10, 11 and 12 featured here don’t end up…

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Amongst Myselves – Still Life


  Release data: Amongst Myselves – Still Life CD/DIGITAL DOWNLOAD, RMC Records, 2000 Amongst Myselves is Australian ambient/space musician Steve Roberts whose “Still Life” appears to be his second full-length recording. The press-kit mentions, among other things, that the album reflects a quiet part of Robert’s life. The first half of the album consists of floating ambient music with a resonant sound in several passages….

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