Category Archives: Ambient

Ana Roxanne ~ ~~~

Southeast Asian musician Ana Roxanne was born and raised in the Bay Area, and is currently based in LA. Her love of music began at an early age, initially through her mother’s CD collection of 80’s and 90’s R&B divas.

Ana Roxanne ~ ~~~

Southeast Asian musician Ana Roxanne was born and raised in the Bay Area, and is currently based in LA. Her love of music began at an early age, initially through her mother’s CD collection of 80’s and 90’s R&B divas.

Spring Music Preview 2019 ~ Ambient and Drone

We’ve saved the most popular of our previews for last.  On average, we receive 50-60 albums each week, up to half of them ambient.  This is great news for fans ~ you’ll never run out!  On the flip side, it’s

Spring Music Preview 2019 ~ Ambient and Drone

We’ve saved the most popular of our previews for last.  On average, we receive 50-60 albums each week, up to half of them ambient.  This is great news for fans ~ you’ll never run out!  On the flip side, it’s

Roméo Poirier & Lars Haga Raavand ~ Kystwerk

Incoming transmission. Pinged location: The North Sea. On Kystwerk, French photographer, musician, and lifeguard Roméo Poirier – described as an ‘aqua aficionado’ – teams up with Norwegian poet Lars Haga Raavand. Kystwerk swims in gloomy depths before breaching upon a

Roméo Poirier & Lars Haga Raavand ~ Kystwerk

Incoming transmission. Pinged location: The North Sea. On Kystwerk, French photographer, musician, and lifeguard Roméo Poirier – described as an ‘aqua aficionado’ – teams up with Norwegian poet Lars Haga Raavand. Kystwerk swims in gloomy depths before breaching upon a

Mount Shrine ~ Ghosts On Broken Pavement

Mount Shrine‘s second solo effort, out on Oregon’s Cryo Chamber, is on a perpetual journey, moving from inner suburbia to remote areas of serenity. Disembodied and unrecognizable voices come through on a radio with bad reception. Within the levitating atmosphere,

Mount Shrine ~ Ghosts On Broken Pavement

Mount Shrine‘s second solo effort, out on Oregon’s Cryo Chamber, is on a perpetual journey, moving from inner suburbia to remote areas of serenity. Disembodied and unrecognizable voices come through on a radio with bad reception. Within the levitating atmosphere,

Meitei ~ Komachi

We last reviewed Hiroshima’s Meitei in our 2018 article, Music for Haunted Houses.  The new album preserves the nostalgia while replacing ghosts with memories.  Komachi is a work of unique beauty, a time-spanning mix of influences old and new, a celebration of the

Meitei ~ Komachi

We last reviewed Hiroshima’s Meitei in our 2018 article, Music for Haunted Houses.  The new album preserves the nostalgia while replacing ghosts with memories.  Komachi is a work of unique beauty, a time-spanning mix of influences old and new, a celebration of the

Billow Observatory ~ III: Chroma/Contour

Oscillating synths cut in and out of Billow Observatory‘s sound world, scissoring through opener “Serriform”, strobing like sunshine through a cluster of pine trees. The music on III: Chroma/Contour inhales nothing but fresh air. Surrounded by an all-encompassing light, it’s

Billow Observatory ~ III: Chroma/Contour

Oscillating synths cut in and out of Billow Observatory‘s sound world, scissoring through opener “Serriform”, strobing like sunshine through a cluster of pine trees. The music on III: Chroma/Contour inhales nothing but fresh air. Surrounded by an all-encompassing light, it’s

Trio Ramberget ~ Musik att somna till / Gleb Kanasevich ~ Asleep

Sleep and music have an intimately complex relationship. In the last few years, researchers have used music to improve sleep for various groups, from burn victims to PTSD patients; yet the nature of their restorative powers remains a scientific mystery.

Trio Ramberget ~ Musik att somna till / Gleb Kanasevich ~ Asleep

Sleep and music have an intimately complex relationship. In the last few years, researchers have used music to improve sleep for various groups, from burn victims to PTSD patients; yet the nature of their restorative powers remains a scientific mystery.