This collection of essays on Ambient Music provides a series of provocations, observations and reflections that each open up seams for further discussion.
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”)
“No hay banda: there is no band. This is all a tape recording… And yet we hear a band… It is all recorded. It is all a tape. It is an illusion.”
(Silencio scene from Mulholland Drive, 2001)
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Ales Tsurko‘s Microscale is a web-based generative album, that uses a set of six randomly picked Wikipedia articles as input for its score.
Introducing DreamScenes v2.0: a monthly radio broadcast on Concertzender radio (www.concertzender.nl) – also available on-demand for international listeners.
This month ambientblog celebrates its 10th anniversary.
Here’s a short preview of the anniversary project: a special mix containing exclusive tracks especially submitted for the occasion!
Apart from the download version of the mix and all separate exclusive tracks, there will also be a credit card USB version featuring the mix, all tracks ánd extras!
A beautiful little gem that hold over 60 hours (!!!) of sonic immersion!
In case you are wondering about the recent lack of activity here: don’t worry – there’s a good reason for that:
Apart from the short holiday I enjoyed, I am now busy preparing an exciting project to celebrate the 10th anniversary of Ambientblog, later this year.
Details will follow soon – and it will definitely be worth the wait!
(And to fill the gap: here’s a Mixcloud link to the archive of radio shows I compiled for NPS Folio from 2006 until 2009).
One of the most active and vibrant websites about electronic, experimental and instrumental music I know, Headphone Commute, has even found the time to start a new side-project called “Undisclosed”.
“The project allows each musician to explore a particular sonic territory, while remaining detached from all of the previous associations with their notable name. The series also invites the listener to strip away all of the predisposed concepts and instead focus on the only thing that really matters — MUSIC”