Daniel & Booth – Inverse


Release data: Daniel & Booth –  Inverse CD/Digital Download, Electronic Composers Outlet, 2020 When it comes to a reinterpretation and keen reshuffle of the Berlin School style, English musicians Michael Daniel and Phil Booth have done a fine job so far since they started out together in 2008. “Inverse”, containing four lengthy tracks without any soloing, is another attentively crafted piece of work celebrating the…

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Kebu – Urban Dreams


Release data: Kebu – Urban Dreams CD/LP/DIGITAL DOWNLOAD, Zyx Music, 2021 There’s no doubt Kebu (aka Finnish synthesist Sebastian Teir) is a busy guy since he kicked off his sonic journey about a decade ago. “Urban Dreams” is Sebastian’s third full-length effort on which this skilled musician still uses (an assortment of) analog equipment only resulting in lots of warm, aptly layered synth pads. Some…

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Altus – Anthropoaliena


Release data: Altus –  Anthopoaliena CD-r/DIGITAL DOWNLOAD, Private Release, 2022 Here’s the first Altus release since composer Mike Carss decided to quit his job and dedicate all his time and effort on his music projects. “Anthropoaliena”, referred to as a sequel to the 2018 album “Pioneer” of a planned trilogy, continues Altus’ journey into the immense cosmic outdoors where the outcome acts as a soundtrack for…

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Meg Bowles – Pilgrimage


Release data: Meg Bowles – Pilgrimage CD/DIGITAL DOWNLOAD, Kumatone Records, 2022 You’re at the right spot with the releases of Meg Bowles when it comes to profound emotional ambient(space) music with lots of intrinsic elegance merged with a meditative touch. “Pilgrimage”, released some four years after the beautiful “Evensong”, is another nicely crafted recording graced with warm, smooth resonating synths pads and bits of gentle…

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Chuck Van Zyl – The XYL File


Release data: Chuck Van Zyl – The XYL File CD/DIGITAL DOWNLOAD, Industry8, 2016 Let’s focus on some old School-based electronic music from the US created in the mid ’80s that now sees a re-release. Marking the 25th anniversary of its first release in 1991 on an audio cassette by Peter Gulch’s Synkronos Music label, this limited edition cd release contains some of the first compositions…

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Harvey Summers – Moon


Release data: Harvey Summers – Moon CD/Digital Download, MIG, 2022 Here’s a captivating release by an artist who used the lengthy Covid lockdown period to set up another studio in his home. It would become the birthplace for a cinematic, orchestral, and narrative opus inspired by a lifelong interest in space and the series of moon landings. To achieve the outcome, record producer, recording artist,…

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