Category Archives: Ambient

Lingua Lustra ~ Truth Rings Like a Bell

Shimmering Moods went on a quiet tear at the end of the year, releasing nine albums in just over a month.  We’ve been holding onto the first one for a while because it sounds like the new year.  Truth Rings

Lingua Lustra ~ Truth Rings Like a Bell

Shimmering Moods went on a quiet tear at the end of the year, releasing nine albums in just over a month.  We’ve been holding onto the first one for a while because it sounds like the new year.  Truth Rings

ACL 2017 ~ Top Ten Ambient

After a long, hard day, there’s nothing like a beautiful ambient album to soothe the savage breast.  Whether one is dealing with heartbreak, the loss of a loved one or the state of world affairs, this is music to come

ACL 2017 ~ Top Ten Ambient

After a long, hard day, there’s nothing like a beautiful ambient album to soothe the savage breast.  Whether one is dealing with heartbreak, the loss of a loved one or the state of world affairs, this is music to come

Günter Schlienz ~ Book of Dreams

Write down your dreams before they slip away.  The advice is wise, for as soon as we awake, we begin to forget.  By keeping a notepad next to his bed, Günter Schlienz was able to begin writing his Book of Dreams.  The album

Günter Schlienz ~ Book of Dreams

Write down your dreams before they slip away.  The advice is wise, for as soon as we awake, we begin to forget.  By keeping a notepad next to his bed, Günter Schlienz was able to begin writing his Book of Dreams.  The album

Visible Cloaks ~ Lex

The rainbow notes of Lex are as colourful as a bag of opened Skittles, spilling out vivid, strong-and-yet-gentle primary colours and inhabiting a sparklingly-clean, tidy space somewhere in the not-too-distant future. Somewhere around the year 2020, the music showers itself

Visible Cloaks ~ Lex

The rainbow notes of Lex are as colourful as a bag of opened Skittles, spilling out vivid, strong-and-yet-gentle primary colours and inhabiting a sparklingly-clean, tidy space somewhere in the not-too-distant future. Somewhere around the year 2020, the music showers itself

Stuzha ~ Siberian Sketches II

The door squeaks and opens; the raging blizzard fills the ears.  Stuzha slams the door and heads out with his acoustic guitar, trudging through the snow, his hands growing more frozen as he walks.  At a certain point, it’s too

Stuzha ~ Siberian Sketches II

The door squeaks and opens; the raging blizzard fills the ears.  Stuzha slams the door and heads out with his acoustic guitar, trudging through the snow, his hands growing more frozen as he walks.  At a certain point, it’s too

Slow Heart Music ~ This Body Is Not Me

When was the last time we moseyed through a dream without a worry—when not bushy-tailed prey dodging Id-fanged phantoms stomping, snorting, nipping at our heels—or drifted through a dream without a fancy—when not some hungry hunter foraging for elixirs (sweet

Slow Heart Music ~ This Body Is Not Me

When was the last time we moseyed through a dream without a worry—when not bushy-tailed prey dodging Id-fanged phantoms stomping, snorting, nipping at our heels—or drifted through a dream without a fancy—when not some hungry hunter foraging for elixirs (sweet

Norihito Suda ~ Light Snowfall

Is it time for snowfall yet?  The season’s first frost is predicted for this evening, and this album is playing in preparation.  The skies are already grey.  A hint of chill is in the air.  The radiators are beginning to

Norihito Suda ~ Light Snowfall

Is it time for snowfall yet?  The season’s first frost is predicted for this evening, and this album is playing in preparation.  The skies are already grey.  A hint of chill is in the air.  The radiators are beginning to