Martin Stürtzer – Illumination Cycle


Release data: Martin Stürtzer – Illumination Cycle CD/DIGITAL DOWNLOAD, Synphaera Records, 2021 Any fan of captivating and smooth sequencing in new Berlin School style paired with spacious, cinematic atmospheres should have a go at Martin Stürtzer’s “Illumination Cycle”. The consistent high quality and transparent sound design known from Martin’s previous releases is prolonged here as is the attention to creating vibrant, deep ambiences that journey…

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Martin Stürtzer – Temporal Paradox


  Release data: Martin Stürtzer –  Temporal Paradox CD/DIGITAL DOWNLOAD, Echo Elberfeld, 2021 Here’s another fine release by Wuppertal-based synthesist Martin Stürtzer for those like like to to space out in rather bright celestial environs. It’s an overall gentle unfolding sonic journey which sees Martin merge slow Berlin School sequences with smooth textures and floating pads to drift-off, unwinding effect. With the exception of the…

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Martin Stürtzer – Far Beyond the Stars


Release data: Martin Stürtzer – Far Beyond the Stars DIGITAL DOWNLOAD, Exosphere Music, 2020 This is the debut album of German soundartist Martin Stürtzer (better known as Phelios and the project Späre Sechs) on Synphaera’s sublabel Exophere. “Far Beyond the Stars” is a full-blown spaced-out ambient work that sees a pairing of darker tones, ethereal soundscapes and profound textures with bits of modern Berlin School…

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Sphäre Sechs – Transient Lunar Phenomenon


Release data: Sphäre Sechs – Transient Lunar Phenomenon CD/DIGITAL DOWNLOAD, Cryo Chamber, 2019 The quality space-ambient of the German duo Sphäre Sechs stands out for its profound as well as cinematic quality. The result on their 50-minute “Transient Lunar Phenomenon” -recorded live during a studio session in winter 2018- continues the path taken on “Particle Void”. This time around the music focuses on changes in appearance…

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