Dark ambient with a vague sense of nostalgia by Dead Melodies, and a scary exploration of death from Dave Phillips.
“The Place Where You Go To Listen” is a title from John Luther Adams’ ‘Arctic Dreams’ – but also the motto for this months’ DreamScenes edition.
Marc Neys’s sound collage compiled from soundtracks for animated stills, and Ivano Pecorini’s music for the ‘Sexy Movers’ dance performance.
Day Falls: a collaboration by Ian Hawgood, James Murray and Stijn Hüwels.
Hüwels also released an album with Tomoyashi Date.
Richard van Kruysdijk concludes his Cut Worms trilogy *** Lab’s Cloud (Raúl Jordán) explores the Structure of Emotions.
Kevin Richard Martin re-interprets and re-scores the soundtrack for Tarkovsky’s Solaris *** K. Leimer, Marc Barreca and Steve Peters collaborate on the second Three Point Circle album.
From Arctic Dreams to reverberating cisterns of Istanbul: music from John Luther Adams and Philip Blackburn.
Ambientblog does not generally cover the bigger names in ambient music.
In my opinion, both Loscil and Murcof belong to the more well-known artists of the genre – and most of you will probably already be familiar with their new releases.
But even so, I couldn’t bring myself to skip these releases. Simply because they belong to the best you will probably hear this year.
So here’s an exception to the ‘rule’.
Dwell for hours in the interactive environment of Moiré, created by Chloe Alexandra Thompson and aesthetic.stalemate (Matthew Edwards).