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Re: Currently listening, part 1
« Reply #5480 on: March 18, 2017, 06:07:29 AM »
Recent plays,

Hatfield and the North - great Canterbury Prog.
Escape - The Futurescape , Pete Namlook/ Dr Atmo
Be Bop Deluxe - Modern Music

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Alio Die and Parallel Worlds - Elusive Metaphor , absolutely beautiful.

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Re: Currently listening, part 1
« Reply #5481 on: March 18, 2017, 12:42:33 PM »
Eternell (Purl) - Children of Infinity
Ethereal mixture of acoustic sources, electronics, and voices. Love this.
http://eternell.net/album/children-of-infinity

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Re: Currently listening, part 1
« Reply #5482 on: March 21, 2017, 07:07:23 PM »
Rec008 - Сознательное Подсознательное

Great ambient drones with a touch of shoegazy noise.

https://rec008.bandcamp.com/album/--3
http://castleview.bandcamp.com/
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Re: Currently listening, part 1
« Reply #5483 on: March 24, 2017, 08:53:21 AM »
Robert Farrugia - Slow Morning
Soft, mostly beatless, ambient textures from Archives. Beautiful packaging, featuring photos from losingtoday.
https://archivesdubmusic.bandcamp.com/album/slow-morning

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Re: Currently listening, part 1
« Reply #5484 on: April 01, 2017, 09:33:16 AM »
Snufmumriko - At First Light
Fantastic lo-fi ambient, with glitchy nature sounds, processed electronics, and reflective moods. Reminds me of Porya Hatami.
https://shimmeringmoodsrecords.bandcamp.com/album/at-first-light

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Re: Currently listening, part 1
« Reply #5485 on: April 04, 2017, 11:52:00 AM »
Robert Farrugia - Slow Morning
Soft, mostly beatless, ambient textures from Archives. Beautiful packaging, featuring photos from losingtoday.
https://archivesdubmusic.bandcamp.com/album/slow-morning

A very good album IMHO. I'll be posting a review of it soon hopefully, now that I've had enough time with it. The Archives label has been on a roll lately too.

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Re: Currently listening, part 1
« Reply #5486 on: April 04, 2017, 12:04:24 PM »
Recently:

Midori Takada - Through the Looking Glass

https://www.discogs.com/Midori-Takada-Through-The-Looking-Glass/master/1123608

poemme - Arboretum

https://stereoscenic.bandcamp.com/album/arboretum

Kloob - Solid Foundations

https://kloob.bandcamp.com/album/solid-foundations

Solitaire - Altered States

https://projektrecords.bandcamp.com/album/altered-states-25th-anniversary-edition


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Giles Reaves, Nothing is Lost and Sea of Glass.

I also have his collaboration CD with Jon Goin but that one has not aged well IMHO. Oddly enough the stuff I heard off Goin's solo album from around the same time sounded a lot better.

I wish Reaves' catalog was at least available digitally as it all looks to be out of print right now.


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Re: Currently listening, part 1
« Reply #5487 on: April 05, 2017, 12:38:42 AM »


from 1999 - not heard it before, really enjoying it.

deep and slow....

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Re: Currently listening, part 1
« Reply #5488 on: April 06, 2017, 05:29:31 PM »
Billow Observatory - II: Plains/Patterns
A melding of shoegaze guitar styles, electronic sequences, and ambient atmospheres. This manages to sound both retro and contemporary at the same time. Excellent release.
https://billowobservatory.bandcamp.com/album/ii-plains-patterns

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Re: Currently listening, part 1
« Reply #5489 on: April 06, 2017, 05:36:30 PM »
Having a listen,and that does sound very nice indeed.
Thanks Chris.
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Re: Currently listening, part 1
« Reply #5490 on: April 06, 2017, 05:38:44 PM »
I've been listening to fair bit of Deru recently, and really enjoying it.
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Re: Currently listening, part 1
« Reply #5491 on: April 07, 2017, 10:27:57 PM »
Billow Observatory - II: Plains/Patterns
A melding of shoegaze guitar styles, electronic sequences, and ambient atmospheres. This manages to sound both retro and contemporary at the same time. Excellent release.
https://billowobservatory.bandcamp.com/album/ii-plains-patterns

Thanks Chris....picked up one of the last few cds!  Very special.
"Life is one big road, with lots of signs, so when you ride to the Roots, do not complicate your mind, ... "  Bob Marley

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Re: Currently listening, part 1
« Reply #5492 on: April 07, 2017, 10:51:10 PM »
"Life is one big road, with lots of signs, so when you ride to the Roots, do not complicate your mind, ... "  Bob Marley

http://digitalvoices.bandcamp.com/
http://databloem.com

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Re: Currently listening, part 1
« Reply #5493 on: April 10, 2017, 02:22:45 PM »
Billow Observatory - II: Plains/Patterns
A melding of shoegaze guitar styles, electronic sequences, and ambient atmospheres. This manages to sound both retro and contemporary at the same time. Excellent release.
https://billowobservatory.bandcamp.com/album/ii-plains-patterns

I need to listen to this at some point. I like Auburn Lull and seeing that one of their members is behind this project got my attention pretty quickly.
http://castleview.bandcamp.com/
New album, Elemental Wave, available now on Black Dingo Records:
https://duffegan.bandcamp.com/album/elemental-wave

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Re: Currently listening, part 1
« Reply #5494 on: April 11, 2017, 07:09:10 PM »


Robert Rich + Alio Die - Fissures

Probably considered a classic by now, but I only just heard it for the first time today. Great album. Distinctly different from the solo albums I have from either artist.


Great Album indeed 8)

Yeah, certainly one of my all-time fave albums!!!

Richard

Thanks for the reminder you two... I lent this album to friends some years ago and it never returned... but I know where they live.  ;D   I agree that this is an outstanding work.

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Re: Currently listening, part 1
« Reply #5495 on: April 14, 2017, 04:03:45 AM »


Jonn Serrie - The Sentinel

Had this disc for 3 weeks and it has been on constantly. Absolutely stunning space ambient. Beautiful, drifting, always interesting. This will be my release of 2017 I just cannot see it being bettered. One of my alll time favourite ambient releases, it is actually a masterpiece.

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Re: Currently listening, part 1
« Reply #5496 on: April 15, 2017, 06:08:14 PM »
3 Seconds Of Air - The Flight of Song

I've been having this on CD for at least a few years. Definitely a classic ambient guitar album. I like it more than most of the guitar albums Dirk Serries did after this. The Bandcamp version has a couple of extra tracks that I don't have on my copy:

https://3secondsofair.bandcamp.com/album/the-flight-of-song

http://castleview.bandcamp.com/
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Re: Currently listening, part 1
« Reply #5497 on: April 16, 2017, 10:53:11 AM »
Robert Rich and Markus Reuter - Lift a Feather to the Flood
This is reminiscent of Rich's last album, with a focus on piano and dark atmospheres. Reuter brings a novel angle to the work, with highly processed touch guitar. In fact, it is so highly processed, that I wouldn't have pegged it as such if I didn't know better. This is a real headphone treat.

https://robertrich.bandcamp.com/album/lift-a-feather-to-the-flood

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Re: Currently listening, part 1
« Reply #5498 on: April 19, 2017, 01:00:59 PM »

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Re: Currently listening, part 1
« Reply #5499 on: April 23, 2017, 12:40:04 PM »
Yoyu - Ordinary Moon
Subtle melodies draped over field recordings and soft ambient textures. Mysterious and awe-inspiring. One of the best ambient releases of 2017 thus far. I can't get enough of it.
https://archivesdubmusic.bandcamp.com/album/ordinary-moon