Michael Neil & Graham Getty – Retrochet II


Release data: Michael Neil & Graham Getty – Retrochet II CD-R/DIGITAL DOWNLOAD, Private Release, 2010 “Retrochet II” is the second album by Michael Neil and Graham Getty, smoothly hitting the electronic avenue with two tasty 30-minute tracks (“Cascade Effect Part 1 and 2”) in Berliner School tradition. The music pairs unhurried atmospheric intros and interludes with immersive mellotron flutes and textures along retro sequencing. Distant…

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Michael Neil – Between Sleeping and Waking


Release data: Michael Neil – Between Sleeping and Waking CD-R, Private Release, 2010 “Between Sleeping and Waking” is a highly atmospheric deep ambient album by Michel Neil, making it his most quiet of all his releases. The release will also be his last for a quite a while, as other challenges blink on the horizon. The music actually put Michael back on philosophical ground and…

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Michael Neil & Graham Getty – Retrochet


Release data: Michael Neil & Graham Getty – Retrochet CD-R/DIGITAL DOWNLOAD, Private Release, 2010 For this album, composers Michael Neil and Graham Getty used the latest collaborative opportunities the internet has to offer to assemble a fine synthesis of vintage electronic music with the help of nowadays modern technologies. Well, “Retrochet” is your ticket for a 60-minute trip in a time machine which takes your…

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Michael Neil – Ikons


Release data: Michael Neil – Ikons CD-R, Private Release, 1999 For the album “Ikons”, Michael Neil was is inspired by the philosophical themes embedded in classic poetry and literary works by e.g. Andrew Marvell, W. B. Yeats, and S.T. Coleridge, all themed around the ephemeral, memory and mortality and the subject of infinity. The 64-minute album is divided in two parts, Ephemera and Inscape. The…

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Michael Neil – For the Record


Release data: Michael Neil – For the Record CD-R, Private Release, 2010 Due to all his fans (like myself) who kept asking over and over again for a re-release of his very early cassette works, Michael Neil assembled the compilation “For the Record”. This 70+ minute album gives an overview of pieces from his mc’s “Tender Agression” and “Deo Gratis”, to which Michael added several…

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Michael Neil – Tapestries


Release data: Michael Neil – Tapestries CD-R, Private Release, 2010 The 90-minute “Tapestries” is an epic work inspired by Berlin and the electronic music that inspired Michael Neil to become a composer. The album’s music incorporates instruments familiar to the 70’s period of Tangerine Dream and Klaus Schulze like the Mellotron, EMS VCS3 as well as software synthesizers developed by the German H.R. Fortune. Or…

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