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Forum Member Projects News and Promotion / Re: Hello to the forum
« on: February 22, 2018, 12:16:41 PM »
Hmm, your name seems familiar, but I can't for the life of me think where I know you from ::)  It may come to me in time. ;D

Welcome to the forum Michael

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Forum Member Projects News and Promotion / Re: My first live performance
« on: January 09, 2018, 02:44:21 PM »
Just got around to listening to this, really nice work throughout the whole piece, hope there will be more live appearances in the future. 8)

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Can't wait for May to  arrive, great news Stephen ;)

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A couple of reviews of Approaching Dark Space here from :-

The Noise Beneath the Snow
https://noisebeneaththesnow.com/2017/11/07/phobos-approaching-dark-space-album-review-ambient-drone/

and from Sonic Immersion
http://www.sonicimmersion.org/review.php?letter=P&review=73600

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Now Playing / Re: Currently listening, part 1
« on: December 15, 2017, 04:20:44 PM »
NP: Oöphoi - Corridors Of Time

I love to listen through his music: one of the most special music I know...

and this piece is my absolute favorite piece by him (serene, beyond, balanced and infinite)


Nice choice Jana, the master at work  ;)

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my pleasure ;)

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Officially released today and available now from here:-
Physical and digital-
https://phobos.bandcamp.com/album/approaching-dark-space

Digital only-
The download is also available from CD Baby, iTunes, Spotify, etc, with thanks to Pete Kelly for the heads up regarding the CD Baby route.  ;)

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The new album "Approaching Dark Space" will be released on 7th November 2017. It comes as a Pro CDr with 6 panel digipak and also as a digital download. The album is available for pre order here:-

https://phobos.bandcamp.com/album/approaching-dark-space


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Everything and Nothing / Re: itunes or no itunes
« on: October 16, 2017, 11:59:46 PM »
Bandcamp doesn't distribute your music to iTunes, etc. The way I understand it is that to be on iTunes, Spotify, etc is you need to sign up with a digital distributer, (Tunecore, etc,etc), and they will distribute your music to the various platforms. For this they charge you a per album fee per year I believe, the guys who are on those platforms will no more about this, or maybe other ways.
I apologise for the amount of times I have used "etc" in this post ;D

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Thank you, checked out your photos on Flickr, very nice. Will have a listen to your sounds later this week ;)

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Hi Jana,
thank you for your kind words and thank you for listening.  8)
Yes I found a bit of melody creeping in from time to time. ;)

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Thanks h  8)

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Forum Member Projects News and Promotion / Phobos Approaching Dark Space
« on: October 07, 2017, 02:34:00 PM »
The new Phobos album "Approaching Dark Space" will be released soon.
Please have a listen to a track from the album
https://soundcloud.com/phobos-2/dying-star

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Forum Member Projects News and Promotion / Re: Storms and Studios
« on: September 10, 2017, 12:48:05 PM »
Hope everyone affected by the storms/hurricanes will be OK. Stay safe, you can replace gear/houses/cars etc but you can't replace yourself and loved ones.

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Gathered here are the remaining tracks from all my previous cassette albums, "Unknown Territory", "Approaching the Light" and "Rainbows End". Also here you will find tracks that have appeared on the compilation albums, "Pathways of Illusions", "Zenith Sampler 2" and "UK Synthtasia Live 1992"
Its available as name your price download which if you enter £0, you will get it for free.
The music is in the general melodic, sequencer based style and not like my output as Phobos.
I hope you enjoy the resurfacing of these tracks from the early 90's.

https://davethompson2.bandcamp.com/album/the-cassette-years

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Now Playing / Re: Currently listening, part 1
« on: May 16, 2017, 12:28:42 PM »
The digipaks were printed by Discromatics
http://www.dischromatics.co.uk/cd-and-dvd-packaging/4-page-cd-and-dvd-digipaks/
They were able to do just the packaging as I duplicate my own discs.
The photos were taken by my wife  ;).

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Now Playing / Re: Currently listening, part 1
« on: May 15, 2017, 12:22:12 PM »
 8)

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Music Gearheads Tech Talk / Re: Eventide sale on all plugins
« on: May 08, 2017, 11:59:10 AM »
Blackhole reverb is on sale again for $47, they are having a sale item every week in May

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Digital Dance to me is probably one of their worst albums, I remember getting it when it first came out and being disappointed. Their earlier albums are their best IMHO. My personal favourites are Beam Scape and Night Light.
I wouldn't have classed them as Vapourware, I tended to think they were sort of modern Berlin School, at that time, using digital instruments to provide teutonic soundscapes. For me they went off the boil after Syn Code.
And yes the saxophone is bloody terrible!

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Software/ Mergener and Weisser are now on Bandcamp, all their releases are now available as downloads and some on vinyl.
Good to see these available again as a lot of their CD releases are very hard to find, or are priced at at silly figures at Discogs.
http://software.100percentelectronica.com/music

Also a nice article here
https://daily.bandcamp.com/2017/03/09/software-band-interview/

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