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Listening: Podcasts, Mixes, and Music Sample Clips / Re: Low Light Mixes
« on: January 17, 2014, 04:33:24 PM »
Yay! Thanks, Dave. That was fun.

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Now Playing / Re: Currently listening, part 1
« on: January 15, 2014, 05:03:15 PM »
Looks like there are two new Ishq albums being released today. Samples are available on Bandcamp; physical copies on ishq.org.

http://virtual1.bandcamp.com/album/the-invisible-landscape
http://virtual1.bandcamp.com/album/zennor-plane-2

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Art and Literature, Movies and TV / Re: Oblivion - 2013
« on: January 15, 2014, 04:22:05 PM »
Haha. Good observation.

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Now Playing / Re: Currently listening, part 1
« on: January 14, 2014, 05:35:37 PM »
Aglaia - Hymns
This is a pretty cool release, but out of sync with the typical Aglaia vibe. Throughout each track there is a highly processed voice submerged in the mix. I can't understand what it is saying (if it is saying anything in particular), but it has a spooky, robotic quality to it. That voice, combined with the more typical Aglaia synth work, gives this album a really unique sound--something that is both alien and yet strangely familiar. I imagine this is what hymns may sound like if they were performed by humanoid insects on another planet.

Samples/Buy: http://www.aliodie.com/index.php?_l=1&_w=1&__fidSez=89&cnt=203&__pg=

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Now Playing / Re: Currently listening, part 1
« on: January 13, 2014, 08:07:28 PM »
Oophoi and Tau Ceti - Subterranea
One of my favorite CDs, period.

Steve Roach - The Dream Circle
Castleview made me do it. Another favorite.

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Forum Member Projects News and Promotion / Re: Relaxed Machinery News
« on: January 13, 2014, 08:03:59 PM »
4th year already? Nice work, John.

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Art and Literature, Movies and TV / Re: Oblivion - 2013
« on: January 12, 2014, 12:37:22 PM »
I haven't seen Moon. I'll have to check that out!

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Now Playing / Re: Currently listening, part 1
« on: January 11, 2014, 07:04:39 PM »
Yes, that is it, thirdsystem.  :)

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Now Playing / Re: Currently listening, part 1
« on: January 11, 2014, 12:11:37 PM »
pinkcourtesyphone - foley folly folio
Surrealism + samplers + Chartier = wonderfully eccentric electronic music

Samples/Buy: http://www.lineimprint.com/editions/cd/line_seg01/

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Art and Literature, Movies and TV / Oblivion - 2013
« on: January 11, 2014, 11:35:14 AM »
Has anyone seen Oblivion? My wife and I watched it last night and I thought it was an incredible piece of sci-fi. The visuals were wonderful, the story was excellent, and the way the story unfolds is really clever. It didn't get great ratings, but it seemed like something that a few Hypnos folks might appreciate.

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Now Playing / Re: Currently listening, part 1
« on: January 10, 2014, 04:16:55 PM »
It's up on Bandcamp already. Listened to one of the tracks on it and it's great. Might buy it too.

Gulp. Grant me the power to resist the temptation to buy the digital version before the physical CD arrives!

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Now Playing / Re: Currently listening, part 1
« on: January 09, 2014, 08:24:49 PM »
I'm fired up for the new Alio Die release. Listening today to a number of vocal-infused Alio Die albums, such as Apsaras, Eleusian Lullaby, Mei-Jyu, and Aura Seminalis.

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Now Playing / Re: Currently listening, part 1
« on: January 08, 2014, 05:47:16 PM »
offthesky vs Kinder Scout - The Curio Collection
No clue how to describe this. Experimental ambient soundscapes based mostly on field recordings, cello, violin, guitar, banjo, vibes, mellotron, flute, and sparse vocals. Fun listening. From Home Normal, 2012.

Listen/Buy: http://noise.offthesky.com/album/the-curio-collection

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Now Playing / Re: Currently listening, part 1
« on: January 05, 2014, 01:43:49 PM »
Tobias Hellkvist - Everything is Connected (Home Normal 2012)
Beautiful, rich, and sophisticated drone work from Sweden. This works really well with headphones. There is an excellent 4/4 track thrown into the mix that fades in and out in a seamless way.

Samples/Buy: http://homenormal.bandcamp.com/album/everything-is-connected

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Now Playing / Re: Currently listening, part 1
« on: January 04, 2014, 05:05:43 PM »
They are both great tracks.

Spheruleus - Voyage

Excellent electro-acoustic ambient that serves as a soundtrack of sorts for a doomed nautical voyage.

Buy/Listen: https://spheruleus.bandcamp.com/album/voyage

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Now Playing / Re: Currently listening, part 1
« on: January 04, 2014, 11:16:42 AM »
NP Moss Garden -  In the Silence of the Subconscious, just ordered from Carpe Sonum and listening to the download..........FANTASTIC  8)

I'm streaming this now and like it. The sixth track is virtually identical to "The Sunken Land" from Norris's Datura Notes release as The Ashes of Piemonte, however. Weird.


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Now Playing / Re: Currently listening, part 1
« on: January 02, 2014, 01:35:39 PM »
I've been hunting down samples from various "favorites of 2013" lists and discovering lots of neat things. I appreciate everyone taking the time to highlight some of their favorites from the year!

NP: Deepchord - Electrostatic Soundfields


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On the topic of el culto news: I am eagerly awaiting my copy of the new Tomas Weiss release!!  :)

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I use iTunes on my PC.

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That's remarkable. After reading your post, I did a similar search and found a ton of releases under their own names. These guys don't rest! I had no clue that they were so active.

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