Spacecraft – Tranquillity


  Release data: Spacecraft  – Tranquillity DIGITAL DOWNLOAD, Private Release, 2021 As could be expected with such a title, calm and serene moods are featured in this EP by Mumbai-based composer Rishi Bhatia. We’re talking about freeform, slow unfolding cosmic music here where ethereal textures compliment and/or overlap each other on five short tracks, all ranging between three and five minutes. The outcome though sounds…

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Spacecraft – Evening Star


  Release data: Spacecraft – Evening Star DIGITAL DOWNLOAD, Valley View Records, 2021 A trip into textural, fluid space, a cosmic place of solace is what is awaiting you on the 48-minute “Evening Star” by Rishi Bhatia aka Spacecraft. There’s a calm, soft glowing atmosphere found on each of the 10 tracks unfolding in slow motion, best listened to on low volume. “Celestial”, a single…

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Spacecraft – Excursion


Release data: Spacecraft – Excursion DIGITAL DOWNLOAD, Private Release, 2020 This is not a recording by USA’s Tony Gerber & co but a solo music project by the same name of Bombay-based musician Rishi Bhatia. “Excursion” -the follow-up of 2019’s “Mars”- is a 22-minute/4-track EP is a treat for fans of lush soundscape music as it takes the listener into the expansive cosmic outdoors with…

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Spacecraft – Hummel


Release data: Spacecraft – Hummel CD, Lektronik Soundscapes, 1998 On “Hummel”, Tony Gerber, Diane Timmons and John Rose (aka Spacecraft) persue their journey through the fantastic and the cosmic, clinging to improvised, unstructured space music with psychedelic, rough edges. The 70-minute recording is the outcome of a live performance at the Hummel Planetarium at Eastern Kentucky University, USA, firmly addressing outerspace environs. It doesn’t feel…

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