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Interesting, sounds right up my street, especially as the "nichts are fair drawin' in" here, as we say in this part of the world.

I like winter (as long as its not too long and extreme) and I like my dark ambient in winter , so all is good. Look forward to checking this out later today.

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Now Playing / Re: Currently listening, part 1
« on: November 01, 2017, 03:57:58 AM »
Blake Gibson & Robert Davies - Quiraing
Beautiful atmospheric drone ambient. Highly evocative of the beautiful landscapes that inspired the music. One of the most stunning album covers of all time. Exactly the atmospheres evoked by the Quiraing on Skye.

Next -

Northaunt - Nightpaths Impressive and wonderful dark ambient, yet again, from Northaunt.

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Other Ambient (and related) Music / Re: Recent music purchases
« on: October 17, 2017, 02:55:04 PM »
I have mainly been on a FAX buying frenzy recently , Otras , Redeye, A Day in the Park, Namlook solo albums and several Move D/ Namlook collabs. FAX overload of new music and it is so good.

However here ye go .......

Deep, dark ambient beauty from the depths of the Norwegian Forests ----



A stunning piece of work.

New album from Northaunt. On bandcamp https://northaunt.bandcamp.com/album/night-paths

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Now Playing / Re: Currently listening, part 1
« on: September 11, 2017, 03:03:13 PM »
Move D / Namlook - The Audiolounge .......... and Wired. 

I suppose fairly beat orientated, but massive ambient leanings with a bit of a jazz vibe thrown in. Love it.

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Forum Member Projects News and Promotion / Re: Storms and Studios
« on: September 11, 2017, 02:57:44 PM »
Watched that horrendous storm unfold on CNN last night. The reporter lad that was in Naples , Florida , deserves a medal for his reporting. Unreal stuff.

I think Julio stays near the coast in Florida, recall his beautiful, coastal, photograph album cover. Hope all is ok with him and his family/home/studio.

For me it would be wife/bairns/dugs/cats/Fender/FAX/etc into the motor and head North. Would be gutted about the rest of my gear though.

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Other Ambient (and related) Music / Re: Recent music purchases
« on: August 04, 2017, 12:27:51 PM »


Randal Collier-Ford -Remnants . Cryochamber release. A dark mysterious album from the subterranean depths of an abandoned city. Excellent

And the name your price downloads from the same label -

Cryochamber 2014
Cryochamber 2015
Cryochamber 2016

Dark Ambient Overload . Superb   8)

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From your review Richard this sounds right up my street.

On the weekend listening list. Cheers.

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Very good album this, need to check it out again over the weekend.

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Listening to this on Spotify right now Jim, beautiful space trip. Great stuff  8)

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Now Playing / Re: Currently listening, part 1
« on: July 23, 2017, 03:35:59 PM »
Enjoying all 4 of these releases ^^^^^^

Still deciding which I like the most, possibly - They Grow layers ........... at the moment.

Great stuff as ever.

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Other Ambient (and related) Music / Re: Recent music purchases
« on: July 23, 2017, 03:32:33 PM »


Juta Takahashi - Albion , music inspired by the landscape of the UK. The album cover is befitting of the music, absolutely beautiful ambient of the highest quality. That photo has to be my homeland I suspect. North West Highlands or Skye possibly, stunning. Had to get the iTunes download as not on bandcamp unfortunately. Available on CD baby though.

Also.......from cryochamber......

Randall Collier - Ford ..... Remnants . A dark ambient beauty from the depths of a subterranean city at night I suspect  ;). Reminiscent of Lightwave - Nachtmusic which is high praise.

https://cryochamber.bandcamp.com/album/remnants


Both albums highly recommended.



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Now Playing / Re: Currently listening, part 1
« on: July 13, 2017, 12:53:52 PM »
Steve Roach - Early Man
Jonn Serrie - The Sentinel

CP - Robert Rich - What We Left Behind

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Other Ambient (and related) Music / Re: Recent music purchases
« on: July 13, 2017, 12:47:46 PM »


Quaeschning and Schnauss- Synthwaves . The Tangerine Dream men. Very good indeed. Not strictly ambient obviously but with a blend of Berlin School and more modern electronica. Recommend checking it out. Bit of a grower also

Oldfield - Return to Ommadawn - nice stuff.
Tull - Thick as a Brick . Steve Wilson remix .

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Other Ambient (and related) Music / Re: Recent music purchases
« on: July 02, 2017, 07:17:35 AM »
1.99? Great find!

Couldn't believe my luck, perfect condition too. Have actually found a few Budd , Eno and some ambient collections in the same shop over the years, although it's mainly Rock and vinyl orientated. Never thought I would come across Mr Namlook's class music though . Will be checking more often now   :)

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Other Ambient (and related) Music / Re: Recent music purchases
« on: July 01, 2017, 04:11:22 AM »


Dreamfish. Namlook/ Morris

Had the download for years and it sufficed whilst I acquired other FAX on CD. So in my local, favourite record shop my eyes popped right out my head, literally, when I saw the reissue on sale for 1.99. All these years , in fact decades, I have been purchasing from said shop and I have never seen any Namlook. Made my week that did  :D

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Now Playing / Re: Currently listening, part 1
« on: July 01, 2017, 04:02:41 AM »

Experiments in Silence - Suspended Form
Treated piano sounds with a nice use of space. The original 30-min piece is by Experiments in Silence; the second remixed piece is by Ishq.
https://experimentsinsilence.bandcamp.com/album/suspended-form

Ishq - Ecalyculata
More experimental soundscapes from Ishq. I'm tiring of these. I'm always curious to see what he's up to, but I miss some of the more structured and serene work prior to 2015 or so. This has some neat sounds, but the tracks don't seem thoughtfully curated or assembled.
https://ishq.bandcamp.com/album/ecalyculata

The Experiments In Silence CD I have from ...txt is really beautiful stuff , will dig it out this weekend and give your link a listen also.

Have to agree with you Chris on the more experimental stuff from Ishq. Checked out the recent Archetypal of Light and fhorm on Spotify and really not sure about them at all. However I have been playing a lot of the more recent chilled ambient stuff , again on Spotify - Evergreen Ocean, Pureland, Dimensions of Air and I think the other two I liked were Onirojenik World and Nuiemiu Rift . Hard to keep up with this lads music but I do enjoy dipping in frequently on Spotify.

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Great review Richard , of a beautiful album. One of Steve's best imho.

On my playlist for later today  8)

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Excellent album. Been playing it frequently on Spotify past few weeks. First time I have heard this lads music. Impressed.

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Been listening to Structures of Light on Spotify. Excellent.......really beautiful music.

Also "Out There" also. Very weird to hear the music on its own without playing the game. Really great stuff. Cheers.

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Other Ambient (and related) Music / Re: Recent music purchases
« on: May 16, 2017, 07:50:45 AM »
It's really a beautiful album Chris.  I would also recommend "Autumn Continent" I have been falling asleep to that one several nights in a row. Gorgeous music.

Just received the new CD ,



Melody orientated ambient beauty. Hope you are enjoying it also Richard    8)

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