Dark and suspenseful drones, gritty noise and orchestral choir arrangements present inescapable dystopic -but fascinating- views on current times.
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”)
Extended version of the prophetic Scanner performance with Jim O’Rourke and Robert Hampson * Mathieu St. Pierre incorporates Google Street View to illustrate his glitchy soundscapes.
“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)
René Aquarius‘ music for the ‘Homeostatic Tension’ installation (with Ajla R. Steinvåg) fits perfectly with Uwe ‘Atom TM’ Schmidt‘s third edition of Texturen. Both are ‘designed to inhabit the infinite space of your mind’.
Bas van Huizen‘s ‘single word poetry’ combined with his otherworldly absurdism * ‘Classic’ atmospheric ambient by Wouter Veldhuis.
Jana Irmert‘s immersive ‘Flood’ and Thomas Ankersmit‘s ‘Homage to Dick Raaijmakers’
Relax and enjoy the Murmuration at Evenfall … With albums by Andrew Heath and Erland Cooper & William Doyle.
From soothing angelic to devilishly scary within a few seconds: Trondheim Voices & Asle Karstad‘s “Rooms & Rituals”
Can an abstract ambient album be an intimate personal statement? Yes it can. Just listen to James Murray‘s ‘Falling Backwards’
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
‘Longing for a home you can never return to, a home which may never have existed at all’.
Such is the rough translation of the Welsh word ‘Hiraeth’. In a way this also applies to exploring outer space through the Very Large Arrays in different locations.
Both were the inspirations for new albums by The Long Light and Reese Williams
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”
From the arctic cold to the warm beaches of the American West Coast: Kalte‘s Covalencies and Jake Muir‘s Lady’s Mantle.
Decrypting hidden signals from outer space to inner existential fears with the help of Sphäre Sechs, Banished Pills and False Mirror.
Olan Mill documents some life changing events *** Boban Ristevski imagines a soundtrack to Henry James’ novella The Turn Of The Screw
Presenting The Prairie Lines’ ‘Today Leap and Stop Time’ and James A. McDermid‘s ‘Tonal Glints’