Archive for the Ambient Category
An Island In The Moon is the perfectly-conceived minimal ambient project from Italian composers Pier Luigi Andreoni (Doubling Riders, ATROX) and Silvio Linardi. They take their name, Andreolina as a portmanteau of their names; both were deeply involved with the label Auf Dem Nil on which the album was originally […]
Originally released in 1993 as a CD for SILENT RECORDS, this was created for the Space Age Lounge, a technomystical chill room in Goa, India. The vinyl reissue includes 5 of the 7 original tracks on a single vinyl with 40 minutes of beautifully ambient chillout music.
Originally released in 1984, the post-industrial coldwave overtures of these dark ambient pioneers is on full display with their 13 song debut album
PRE RELEASE. THIS TITLE IS NOT AVAILABLE YET. CHRIS SPHEERIS & PAUL VOUDOURIS created this soothing album in 1982 consisting of 3 extended songs (with the title track clocking in at over 20 minutes) designed as healing music for patients engaged in biofeedback therapy for nervous disorders.
Mantled in reference to Dante’s Inferno, ‘Selva Oscura’ literally translates to ‘Twilight Forest’, a title which serves as metaphorical device for the way Basinski and English’s lives in transit have serendipitously crossed paths over the years between Zagreb, L.A., and Hobart, in a variety of situations. On another level it […]
The first in the Rimarimba series, 1983’s Below The Horizon, features Robert Cox in exploratory mode, figuring out exactly how to make his music. There’s a pleasure in hearing how he feels out the parameters of his aesthetic, here – there’s a boxy minimalism, slightly clunky and charming with it, […]
After his two 7″ releases on STAR CREATURE, OURRA drops an 8 track LP full of lush soundscapes composed of vintage synths and thematic astro vibes. This is true to the modern funk style and movement-a mix of futuristic spaced out deep house and vintage analog Balaeric boogie grooves.
Inner River delivers their self-titled debut which is a ten-track journey of beautiful ambient, down-tempo rhythms and otherworldly atmospheres. This mysterious dream world sounds complex, emotive, mystic and elegant. It’s a personal story that remains interesting until the very end.
Francis Harris’s Scissor & Thread offers another exercise in subtlety and restraint by the emerging talents of Nadia Khan. “In Gleam” is a beautifully evocative drift into ambient textures — rising pads and occasion bass tones combine to set an exquisite scene. “Local Visit” is a collaboration with label boss […]
The 6th release of Ville Nouvelle. Music for Five Post Cards brings together five artists from across the globe. both old and new to the label. The compilation materialises as a musical ballad. 40 minutes long. and evoking feelings of travel and the contemplation of nature. In the continuity of […]
An underwater adventure by young Parisian Shelter. Where previous releases have seen the synth-obsessed Frenchman take his inspiration from Caribbean rhythms or Balearic attitudes. this marine missive sees Shelter turn to the lavish world of the library.creating his an alternate score to Jean Faurez 1960 documentary short.
Azure Vista present a reissue of Carl Weingarten’s Living In The Distant Present, previously only released on cassette in 1985 on Weingarten’s own Multiphase Records. The album is a rare treat for fans of guitar ambient, tape loops, and the experimental side of new age music. When Carl Weingarten is […]
Building on the already incredible collection of music so far released on Francis Harris’s Kingdoms imprint, Emil Abramyan returns with the stunning Movement album. Abramyan is a Brooklyn-based composer, musician, and producer, whose work traverses various styles and disciplines. In this release Emil shares his unique perspective by bringing together […]
Sferic cruise the best coast with Jake Muir’s solo debut, arriving in pursuit of the immersive ambient-architextural themes which also influenced Space Afrika’s warmly received Somewhere Decent To Live LP (SFERIC 002LP, 2018) and Echium’s lush Synthetic Space side (SFERIC 001LP, 2017). Jake Muir is a sound designer and artist […]
One of the deepest reaching projects from the multifaceted Vibraphone stable resurfaces for an extended trip through ambient sonics that marks possibly the most daring departure on the esteemed Italian label to date. The harmonious tones undulating throughout Sketches From Space are instant soothers, taking the odd cue from techno […]
BLNDR’s debut album “L’Observatoire” is a nostalgic overview of his past few years. The following pair of twelve-inch records attempts to capture meaningful memories from travelling around the world. Embodied with a marking touch of melancholia laced through most of the tracks. it is a contemplative ambient journey recorded in […]
Out-ER sub-label Pregnant Void is proud to announce the release of hi.mo’s debut album “Urtiis”. Landing on double vinyl in June 2018. it is a fantastically absorbing showcase of the Italian’s weird and wonderful fusion of various strains of sound from jazz to hip hop to classical. “The alteration of […]
Brian Leeds’s (Huerco S) West Mineral label present a groggy Midwestern ambient doozy with Chat, the first collaborative release by Pontiac Streator and Ulla Straus. Pontiac Streator previously appeared as a guest on the first West Mineral LTD release, Pendant’s Make Me Know You Sweet, while Ulla Straus is perhaps […]
An ode to a special place and time. Glyk label-founder DJ Balduin is presenting six songs of dreamy ambient and house on his debut mini-album, Vvigmara. Inlay with download code. Edition of 300.
Come To Canada You Will Like It is a record about slowing down while finding a balance between rural and city living. Inspired by subjective memories and ideas about things and places: Looking back and moving forward.
Private press library recordings of the early ’70s. Together with Florian Fricke and Peter Michael Hamel, Deuter is certainly mainly responsible for the fruitful encounters between European sensibility and Eastern aesthetics in the German music of the 1970s. Soundtrack was originally produced by Kuckuck in 1973 not for an official […]
Euphoria indeed. Rie Lambdoll and Mayuko are the two euphoric Synth Sisters, Osaka-based musicians who also comprise Crossbred. “Euphoria” is the duo’s long-awaited second release, following their 2014 debut. This release consists entirely of new Synth Sister recordings, featuring Mayuko’s synthesizers, and Rie’s electric piano and synthesizers as well as […]
In the 1990s the collaboration between influential German artists Klaus Schulze and Pete Namlook led to the famous The Dark Side of the Moog series. The first album Wish You Were There is based on the Pink Floyd title “Wish You Were Here”. It’s an hour-long journey into space territory […]
Pete Nalook and Klaus Schulze’s The Dark Side Of The Moog project almost single-handedly crystalised the term ‘ambient’ to describe a genre of music where listeners could float carefree into a world of endless sonic possibilities, and free from the constraints of formats relying on dance needs. The second edition […]