Juha-Matti Rautiainen‘s second album is dedicated “to those who carry humanity within their hearts in the middle of a conflict” – while Julie ‘Less Bells’ Carpenter finds her inspiration in the quiet expanse of the Joshua Tree desert.
Short Scenes / With Voices – two examples of the versatility of Rutger ‘Machinefabriek’ Zuydervelt: working on improvised tracks recorded by violinist Anne Bakker as well as experimenting with various vocalists.
The first edition of this year’s DreamScenes series is a mixed bag of sounds – navigating from post-classical to analogue electronics and some things inbetween. And back again…
“For me, personally, a mix has the most impact when it feels like I’m watching a movie. With ups, downs, some drama, sentiment, moment of joy, climax and anticlimax. And yes: tension and release.”
Three compilations: the Salaam for Yemen charity compilation (Hiberbate/Dronarivm), Eilean’s #92 with exclusive tracks, and Pop Ambient 2019 curated by Wolfgang Voigt.
Mzungu sheds a different light of the four seasons, while Bionulor recycles fragments of Alexander Scriabin.
Different kinds of cinematic: Tom Hodge and Franz Kirmann‘s score for ‘The Man Behind The Microphone’. Harnes Kretzer‘s Black Noise is not a movie soundtrack but it could very well have been one.
The FIFTIETH edition of DreamScenes!
Janek Schaefer visits Cuckooland using samples from Robert Wyatt’s 2003 album. * Erik Griswold further explores the possibilities of the prepared piano.
Introducing “We Stayed The Path The Fell To Shadow” – a new subscription series from Lost Tribe Sound. Also introducing two new releases by Gavin Miller (one of those not included in the subscription series).
“Child, your roots are strong enough to grow through concrete and steel”
Various artists explore the Fessman Sound Stones * Eiléan and Dauw present musical soulmates in various combinations.
Vvolk may very well be the only ‘ambient orchestra’ in the world * Three works inspired by (perpetual) motion by Claudio F. Baroni * Olivia Block‘s ‘132 Ranks’ will make you feel humble.
Celebrating 13 years of Ambientblog with an exclusive (and free) Machinefabriek track download “Transform II” * Michel Banabila‘s latest album re-explores his musical past (and also contains the original “Transform”)
Jana Irmert‘s immersive ‘Flood’ and Thomas Ankersmit‘s ‘Homage to Dick Raaijmakers’
From soothing angelic to devilishly scary within a few seconds: Trondheim Voices & Asle Karstad‘s “Rooms & Rituals”
Headphone Commute, Ambientblog and Slowcraft Records are proud to present a unique mix by a colleague and partner in crime, Peter van Cooten, of beautiful works from a beautiful couple: James Murray and
DreamScenes for September 2018:
“Don’t you weep pretty baby – Don’t you weep pretty baby – You and me and the devil makes three – Don’t need no other lovin baby
Go to sleep little baby – Go to sleep little baby – Come and lay your bones on the alabaster stones – And be my ever lovin baby”