Robert Rich – Offering to the Morning Fog


Release data: Robert Rich – Offering to the Morning Fog CD/DIGITAL DOWNLOAD, Soundscape Productions, 2020 The music of “Offering to the Morning Fog” was created on-demand as it was made in response to various requests from listeners who had asked Robert if he had any unreleased music that could offer a quiet place for them to breathe for a while. As nothing of that sort…

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Penterakt – Conquest of the Moon


Release data: Penterakt – Conquest of the Moon CD/DIGITAL DOWNLOAD, Wool-E- Discs, 2021 Penterakt is a new collaborative project by Andy Bloyce and Tom Coppens, who some might know from the EM-collective Kubusschnitt. The 60-minute “Conquest of the Moon” -still made with analogue gear only- features a successful blend of their individual styles along some Berlin School signatures, offering four tracks that sparkle joy and…

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Steve Roach – Into the Majestic


Release data: Steve Roach – Into the Majestic CD/Digital Download, Timeroom Editions, 2021 Here’s a floating soundscape from ambient master Steve Roach that shows he once more has found his way back time into an expansive space of embracing warmth and comfort. “Into the Majestic”, featuring two lengthy pieces is rich in sound as it reveals its inner sanctum of beauty through subtle, gentle evolving…

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Simon Slator – Chameleon


Release data: Simon Slator – Chameleon DIGITAL DOWNLOAD, Private Release, 2021 After quite an extended break from music-making, British musician Simon Slator recently started up again and released “Chameleon”. From the liner notes I learned the underlying theme is how, like a chameleon, some change their outward appearance to blend in with their surroundings, yet inside they feel anxious and threatened. Well, Simon’s music has…

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Don Slepian – Electronic Music from the Rainbow Isle


Release data: Don Slepian – Electronic Music from the Rainbow Isle CD-r/DIGITAL DOWNLOAD, Don Slepian Music/Numero Group, 1978/2000 This compilation-album, released in September 1978 on a privately-released cassette, contains early electronic music made during the 10 years Don Slepian lived on Hawaii. The original cassette featured 6 tracks, while the re-release from 2000 on cd-r by the artist himself has 13 tracks (but missing the…

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Parallel Worlds & Dave Bessell – Phosphenes


Release data: Paralle Worlds & Dave Bessell – Phosphenes CD/DIGITAL DOWNLOAD, DiN, 2021 The stark, surreal and gothic are most present on “Phosphenes”, the third abstract-ambient effort of Bakis Sirros and Dave Bessell, who share a passion for vintage instruments and the powerful, in-depth sounds they can produce. The eight tracks centre on cinematic and haunting atmosphere building, intriguing analogue sound design with only sparse…

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