Vidna Obmana & Jeff Pearce – True Stories


Release data: Vidna Obmana & Jeff Pearce – True Stories CD, Mirage, 1999 The concept album “True Stories” features a full collaboration between ambient musicians vidna Obmana and Jeff Pearce (who already worked together on Vidna’s 1997 album “Crossing the Trail”), combining their mutual passion for beautiful, sedate and serene sonic environments. Subtitled as “New Stories for Themes” , the sequence of the twelve tracks…

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Jeff Pearce – Bleed


Release data: Jeff Pearce –Bleed CD, Hypnos Recordings, 2002 With “Bleed”, his seventh album on Hypnos recordings, ambient guitarist Jeff Pearce present us a very personal piece of work. Inspired by recently-revisited entries to his teen-age journal, the outcome represents moments of remembrance, exploration, and a catharsis. In an interview with Instrumental Weekly, he said the album is quite the opposite of the previous recording…

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Jeff Pearce – The Light Beyond


Release data: Jeff Pearce – The Light Beyond CD, Hypnos Recordings, 2001 “The Light Beyond” is a live album, recorded at Chuck van Zyl’s Star’s End radio show after string master Jeff Pearce did a concert at The Gatherings in Philadelphia. The outcome is a engaging, continuous flow of freeform textural soundscapes, all created with a guitar and various processing devices. His expanding sonic journeys…

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Jeff Pearce – Vestiges


Release data: Jeff Pearce – Vestiges CD, Private Release, 1998 “Vestiges”, the third album of the skilled American ambient musician Jeff Pearce, comes in the typical trademark cover of Hypnos recordings. Pearce composed and recorded all music at night with his beloved e-guitar, using a whole range of studio magic and reverb techniques to let the outcome sound like pure synthesizer music. The cd contains…

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Jeff Pearce – To the Shores of Heaven


Release data: Jeff Pearce – To the Shores of Heaven CD, Hypnos Recordings, 1999 “To the Shores of Heaven” is the fifth album by Indiana-based ambient musician Jeff Pearce, by many better know as composer of “spacious music for strings”. There were some darker and foreboding passages to be found on his previous albums, so it’s a surprise to find out Jeff’s output this time…

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Jeff Pearce – Lingering Light


Release data: Jeff Pearce – Lingering Light CD, Private Release, 2005 Back in 1993, ambient musician Jeff Pearce released his first album “Tenderness and Fatality”, after which he continued to impress me by releasing beautiful, floating and meandering ambient music on his following albums. Here we find more melodic, short compositions compared to the free form electronic ambient washes of his previous albums. Pearce actually…

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