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Future Zen ~ Grograman and the Secret Sound of Colors

A homage to The Neverending Story – Michael Ende’s book, not the 1984 film – Grograman and the Secret Sound of Colors relates to the lion-like creature who lives in Goab, the Desert of Colors, a place in symbiosis with

Future Zen ~ Grograman and the Secret Sound of Colors

A homage to The Neverending Story – Michael Ende’s book, not the 1984 film – Grograman and the Secret Sound of Colors relates to the lion-like creature who lives in Goab, the Desert of Colors, a place in symbiosis with

36 ~ Circuit Bloom

36 returns to the tape format after seven long years. Circuit Bloom‘s piano-based tape loops summon feelings of emptiness, loneliness and escape, of someone struggling and trying to accept their true self. It looks at the world through an outsider’s

36 ~ Circuit Bloom

36 returns to the tape format after seven long years. Circuit Bloom‘s piano-based tape loops summon feelings of emptiness, loneliness and escape, of someone struggling and trying to accept their true self. It looks at the world through an outsider’s

Felicia Atkinson ~ Coyotes

  This is desert country. Coyotes came from Felicia Atkinson‘s trip to New Mexico and features two side-long pieces of serene, expansive music evocative of those desert plains. The mysterious sounds court Roswell in terms of state and scientific study,

Felicia Atkinson ~ Coyotes

  This is desert country. Coyotes came from Felicia Atkinson‘s trip to New Mexico and features two side-long pieces of serene, expansive music evocative of those desert plains. The mysterious sounds court Roswell in terms of state and scientific study,

Field Harmonics ~ Corpsing

Corpsing‘s ghostly whispers point to a deeper frailty, a dying and a subsequent rebirth, seeping out of the music and then refilling the gaps with a fresh coat of sonic paint. As it was with the birth of the cosmos,

Field Harmonics ~ Corpsing

Corpsing‘s ghostly whispers point to a deeper frailty, a dying and a subsequent rebirth, seeping out of the music and then refilling the gaps with a fresh coat of sonic paint. As it was with the birth of the cosmos,

Gray Acres ~ Gray Acres

Gray Acres won’t ring any bells, but its two musicians are recognizable – brothers Andrew and Michael Tasselmyer, of Hotel Neon and The Sound Of Rescue. Gray Acres is deep and pacifying, filling the atmosphere with a dose of uninterrupted kindness.

Gray Acres ~ Gray Acres

Gray Acres won’t ring any bells, but its two musicians are recognizable – brothers Andrew and Michael Tasselmyer, of Hotel Neon and The Sound Of Rescue. Gray Acres is deep and pacifying, filling the atmosphere with a dose of uninterrupted kindness.

The Fun Years ~ A Heart to Heart About Our Values

The Fun Years tune into a sobering radio station where gently oscillating drones are fed through to the listener over a pensive, long wave.  There aren’t any instantaneous, kicking drums or overdriven power chords, although the long drone does pick

The Fun Years ~ A Heart to Heart About Our Values

The Fun Years tune into a sobering radio station where gently oscillating drones are fed through to the listener over a pensive, long wave.  There aren’t any instantaneous, kicking drums or overdriven power chords, although the long drone does pick

Hakobune ~ Betelgeuse

Betelgeuse has no beginning, no end; it’s infinite, eternal. Takahiro Yorifuji describes it as a ‘journey to the stars’, with one, forty-two minute piece covering the great distance. From the very first second, Betelgeuse feels like it’s been travelling for

Hakobune ~ Betelgeuse

Betelgeuse has no beginning, no end; it’s infinite, eternal. Takahiro Yorifuji describes it as a ‘journey to the stars’, with one, forty-two minute piece covering the great distance. From the very first second, Betelgeuse feels like it’s been travelling for