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.”
Another fine Ambientblog Exclusive to celebrate the end of the year and the beginning of a new one: a FREE DOWNLOAD of Robert Kroos’ 30 minute ‘Brainwave Set’
Sit down, relax, and let Robert Kroos take you down to the very lowest (Delta) frequencies..
SALAAM FOR YEMEN Hibernate and Dronarivm combine their forces in this 26 track (almost 2 hours) charity compilation. 100% Of the profits from this album are donated to War Child, to help ‘children and young people to grow up free from fear and violence, to develop to their full potential and contribute to a peaceful future –…
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!
Drones and overtones from Radboud Mens, on solo albums as well as collaboration with 1605Munro and Matthijs Kouw.
Janek Schaefer visits Cuckooland using samples from Robert Wyatt’s 2003 album. * Erik Griswold further explores the possibilities of the prepared piano.
Benjamin Finger‘s respectful disregard of genres *** Lee Yi expresses his fascination for natural pigments and fond memories.
Monty Adkins’ alternate soundtrack to Warhol’s static 8 hour ‘Empire’ *** Eliane Radigue‘s ever-changing sonic stasis on a 14-CD box set. Ever moving, ever standing still.
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.
Solo work from Siavash Amini covering places behind shadows where darkness looms, and his collaboration with Umchunga reinterpreting dead composers beyond recognition.
Dark and suspenseful drones, gritty noise and orchestral choir arrangements present inescapable dystopic -but fascinating- views on current times.
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)