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Other Ambient (and related) Music / Re: Buying Soundcloud 'plays'
« on: April 20, 2014, 05:30:49 PM »
I think Soundcloud had a great idea with the way they implemented listener feedback but in practice, it does not encourage constructive feedback. Fans aren't usually going to give that kind of feedback anyway. They'll tell you which parts they like but otherwise, they're not usually going to tell you how to improve but then again, why should they?

Hypnos News and Announcements / Re: 2014 Hypnos release schedule?
« on: April 20, 2014, 11:54:31 AM »
I like the music you have on your Soundcloud. Is the new album going to sound like that?

Hypnos News and Announcements / Re: 2014 Hypnos release schedule?
« on: April 19, 2014, 07:17:04 PM »
Hi everyone!

Thanks for these kind words!
Very glad you like the image, it's even better when you'll see it full size (the other half is on the back cover),
anyway - like Mike already kindly mentioned I do photography but wish I had taken this myself, I did not have the opportunity to visit antarctica and do any ice diving yet...
When I was recording this album I did some research about ice diving and discovered some wonderful
imagery that turned out to be framegrabs from movies taken during ice diving expeditions in antarctica taken by a member of the expedition group. He asked me to remain uncredited and I respect that, it was a great gesture from these people allowing me to use this and 2 other images in the inside of the cover artwork.
When I first saw this image I knew it's the cover for my album, it was just perfect and sort of guided me through the rest of recording of the album,
I hope the music will also be a good reason to buy the CD! :-)

Tomasz / Subradial

Welcome to the forum!

Music Gearheads Tech Talk / Re: ASC's Studio
« on: April 19, 2014, 08:26:37 AM »
Wow, that's an amazing studio

Now Playing / Re: Currently listening, part 1
« on: April 19, 2014, 08:18:56 AM »
Forrest Fang- Animism

Got it on sale off of Bandcamp. Also bought Soundtrack For The Aquarium for cheap too. Might buy something else too.

Other Ambient (and related) Music / Re: Projekt sale
« on: April 18, 2014, 07:33:03 PM »
Awesome. I just bough Animism using that code on Bandcamp.


Hypnos News and Announcements / Re: 2014 Hypnos release schedule?
« on: April 18, 2014, 03:39:29 PM »
Yeah, that image is awesome.

Forum Member Projects News and Promotion / Re: PARIS AMBIENT FESTIVAL
« on: April 09, 2014, 08:36:21 PM »
Welcome to the forum!

This sounds like it's going to be a great experience. I hope it turns out well.

Other Ambient (and related) Music / Re: What is Youtube to you?
« on: April 03, 2014, 08:53:00 PM »
While I don't believe in piracy, I do often find myself listening to music on Youtube mainly out of convenience. I don't think Youtube is a huge threat. The damage was already done before Youtube came along.

I do believe that online piracy has hurt the business overall but I also feel like the music industry has completely failed to adapt. I feel a lot worse for the smaller labels like Projekt and their artists than I do for people like Don Henley and Eminem. I certainly don't feel sorry for the major record labels.

I think digital downloads need to be priced more reasonably. I think $10 is usually a bit too much for most albums. I've seen albums on Amazon MP3 and iTunes for $12 and that's just ridiculous. I could buy a used CD for much cheaper. I think the industry needs to provide value, especially in a day and age where consumers have so many options for entertainment. Why would anybody pay $18 for a CD when they can probably go to the movies or buy a video game for about the same price or less?

Now Playing / Re: Currently listening, part 1
« on: March 21, 2014, 07:14:56 PM »
I love Memories Compiled 2. It's not his best music IMO but I still really like the sound that he had back then. I'm also a fan of Popol Vuh.

NP: Nux Vomica and Voice Of Eye- Invivo

This really should have been released a lot sooner. Took 15 years or so for it to see the light of day but it's a really impressive dark ambient album.

Now Playing / Re: Currently listening, part 1
« on: March 15, 2014, 09:00:52 AM »
Morton Feldman- Rothko Chapel

A minimalist classic.

Now Playing / Re: Currently listening, part 1
« on: March 01, 2014, 05:48:07 PM »
I listened to the first Disintegration Loops album a while back but I didn't really care for it. I love the background story behind it though.

Now Playing / Re: Currently listening, part 1
« on: February 28, 2014, 07:50:06 PM »
Strom Noir- Tanek Rusaliek

Really digging Strom Noir. Glad I discovered him recently.

Also, my next release will be called Oceanscape and it's probably coming out in early May. It's the other album that I recorded before Winter. It's the first time I've recorded two albums around the same time.

Forum Member Projects News and Promotion / Re: Seren Ffordd Thread
« on: February 23, 2014, 10:58:25 AM »
Great album.

Other Ambient (and related) Music / Re: ROACH Road Trip. . . .the Long Trip
« on: February 22, 2014, 05:39:47 PM »
Sounds like an awesome experience. I think it's really cool of him to do workshops like that.

Music Gearheads Tech Talk / Re: Reverb Plugin Sound Demos
« on: February 20, 2014, 08:02:54 PM »
All of them sound great and I use ValhallaRoom mostly, but I thought the Eventide and Oxford reverbs sounded the best in that comparison, and I've never used them. It was really close though. I was actually expecting to like the Lexicon reverb the most but I was wrong.

Now Playing / Re: Currently listening, part 1
« on: February 20, 2014, 07:48:34 PM »
Faures - Continental Drift
Faures is René Margraff/Pillowdiver, Le Berger, and Elintseeker/Fuzz Lee. This release is beautiful--really unique. The primary form of instrumentation is layers upon layers of guitar, with occasional piano, synth, and glitchy electronics. The result is a shoegazing style "wall of sound," but much more restrained and delicate than what might be expected. The music is thick, but delicate. And the melodies, when they emerge, will melt you. Give this a shot; the first two tracks, in particular, are outstanding.


Great find. I'm pretty fond of shoegaze myself and there's definitely a neat "ambient-gaze" vibe.

Forum Member Projects News and Promotion / New album: Castleview- Winter
« on: February 20, 2014, 09:44:51 AM »

This crazy winter inspired me to record another album. Enjoy!

Music Gearheads Tech Talk / Re: Good software EQs
« on: February 06, 2014, 08:50:06 PM »
I bought apQualizr and I love it so far. That'll definitely work for me.

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