Bruno Sanfilippo – Redes


Release data: Bruno Sanfilippo – Redes CD/Digital Download, AD21 Music, 2022 When it comes to emotive music, the works of Bruno Sanfilippo always had a special charm for me. Instead of previous piano-led compositions, things now settle around sophisticated synth sounds, processed female vocal pads, and (string)textures making up the 48-minute “Redes”, a concept album addressing the extensive way we humans are connected to each…

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Javi Cánovas – Slow Light


Release data: Javi Cánovas – Slow Light CD-r/DIGITAL DOWNLOAD, Neu Harmony, 2020 In the last few years, it´s become clear this Spanish synthesist has been struggling in various ways, one of them will be the lack of recognition as well as sales of his music. Besides that, it doesn’t help either in my opinion when his music is released in a very cheap manner as Neu…

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ASC & Inhmost – The Moons of Saturn


Release data: ASC & Inhmost – The Moons of Saturn CD/DIGITAL DOWNLOAD, Auxiliary, 2021 As a fan of free-form deep space music, I already explored quite some releases by ASC, but it appeared this guy also did some collaborations, “The Moons of Saturn” being one of them. That album is the second one done between James Clements and Simon Huxtable (aka Inhmost). Those fond of drifting…

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Cosmic Ground – Isolate


Release data: Cosmic Ground – Isolate CD/LP/DIGITAL DOWNLOAD, Tonzonen Records, 2022 It`s not hard to imagine the album´s music and its title may have a connection to the human condition during the extended period of Covid that hit the globe severely for over 2 years. Mysterious and haunting semblances surface on and off in the dark, at times drony-oriented pure vintage electronics making up the 73-minute…

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Frank Beissel & Steve Roach – Nautical Twilight


Release data: Frank Beissel & Steve Roach – Nautical Twilight CD/DIGITAL DOWNLOAD, Soundquest Music, 2022 “Nautical Twilight” is the debut release of Steve Roach and New Mexico-based synthesist Frank Beissel, a highly in-depth atmospheric ambient journey into immersive soundscapes. From the promotional blurb, I learned most of the 71-minute outcome came to fruition during real-time sessions at Mr. Beissel’s studio while Mr. Roach took care…

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Parallel Worlds – Dark Energy


Release data: Parallel Worlds – Dark Energy CD-r/12″/DIGITAL DOWNLOAD, Moatun 7, 2022 Bakis Sirros’ “Dark Energy” contains five 10-minute atmospheric ambiences, as usual, created through his analogue modulars along digital FM and virtual analogue synths sampling. Drony, minimalist textural landscapes of an exploring, quite adventurous nature are mapped out here creating evocative waves of bliss.  The CD-R and download edition include one additional track not…

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