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Forum Member Projects News and Promotion / Interconnected - Grainophonics
« on: November 04, 2021, 10:44:49 PM »
me and Ingo Zobel (of DRON) have a new ambient album out, as Interconnected, called 'Grainophonics'.

it combines big Analog Modular synths (eurorack mainly) with Granular, Additive, Physical Modelling synthesis & field recordings...

it is released as clear vinyl 12", in only 30 copies and as CD, in 50 copies.

btw, Vinyls SOLD OUT! 2 CD's left...

new great review in Igloo magazine:

another great review of Parallel Worlds - Dimensional (MOA1202) in, from Sylvain Lupari:

also, chart success on bandcamp: #1 in IDM for CD and Vinyl and #3 in Techno.

Both the vinyls and the cd's are now SOLD OUT! thank you all for the support! of course, you can still buy the Digital Download version!

just released!
Parallel Worlds
Dimensional 12'' vinyl album #MOA1202 on the well respected
Móatún 7
label, limited to 30 copies! Made entirely with modular synths!

big Eurorack system and Serge modular....

it was made without midi and midi-cv converters, only cv's, gates and triggers. i used countless lfo's, vca's & many vco's, vcf's and adsr's. i also used analogue sequencers, analog shift registers, quantizers, trigger delays, rotating clock dividers, clock multipliers, harmonic oscillators, granular processor & more. NO conventional keyboard was used.

It's official release day for "Phosphenes" (DiN65) by Dave Bessell & Parallel Worlds so it should be available on the popular streaming platforms as well as selected stores & mail order companies.

first great review:

another great review, rating 5 out of 5:

I've been listening to this a lot over the past two days. Great stuff!

thank you! glad you like it.    :)

And finally, after six years from previously offer, The Utopian Blossom, the new album by Alio Die ≈ Parallel Worlds
is now released!
The CD version in a lovely 6 sides digipack will coming soon! Pre-order available..

new limited edition 30 copies vinyl release:

Mick Chillage / Parallel Worlds - Perfect Projection / The River

Release #29 from Móatún 7

Buy 7" / listen:

A side written by Michael Gainford
B side written by Bakis and John Sirros
Mastered by Árni Grétar
(p) (c) Móatún 7 2019

Parallel Worlds - Sorrow vinyl EP limited to 20 copies only!

Seventeenth release from Móatún 7
Catalog number: MOA017


releases September 5, 2019

Written by Bakis Sirros
Mastered by Árni Grétar
(p) (c) Móatún 7 2019

I gave this a listen when it was released and really enjoyed it. I had no idea it was one of your aliases! Grats!

thank you, glad you like it!    :)

Extremely happy to announce the album release of my latest collaboration with Ingo Zobel on the label Neotantra. Ambient music made with modular synths, available as limited edition CD and download.
Interconnected - Extended Environments

go grab your copy on bandcamp, only 11 cd's remaining!

Video for the track 'Gat mk2' by Interconnected (Ingo Zobel & Bakis Sirros), from the forthcoming ambient CD album 'Extended Environments', that will be released in the first half of 2019, on the Neotantra Label of Lee Norken.

Video by Mamonu.

Ambient made with Modular synths!

Always happy to see initial release announcements, but please no more incremental bumping up of your posts.
oops, sorry... won't happen again.

new great review of Parallel Worlds - Tonal Paintings LP in Encyclopedia of Electronic Music website:


new nice review of Parallel Worlds - Tonal Paintings LP, by Sonic Immersion music website:

new great review of Parallel Worlds & Dave Bessell - Dystopia (DiN56), from the Dark Entries Belgian online music magazine:  (rating 8 out of 10)    :)
new great review from Andy Gee (Inkeys) :

Synth music album on the ever consistent DiN label, and it's awesome.
The reason for this is because it's such a busy set of tracks.
Throughout the album's 8 tracks in just over an hour, the way the duo take layers of music across a myriad rhythms, melodies and atmospheres, to create a set of musical worlds where nothing ever stands still or repeats itself, yet at the same time, flows freely and strongly is nothing short of breathtaking. Although in the melodic/rhythmic vein, you're never really conscious of actual “tunes”, largely since the pieces all possess a certain twisting and turning quality, to which is added moods that range from the brooding spectre that is “Underclouds” to the almost symphonic qualities of “Cipher”.
The near 9 minute “Into The Distance” starts serenely enough with streams of cosmic bliss, echoes from another galaxy far away and the overall feel of deep space before slowly coalescing the approaching rhythm within its charms, still drifting but now with the engines running to give added strength and propulsion, as more sonic textures and layers are added, a bell-like melody rings out and suddenly the giant spacecraft is on its way to infinity, the whisper now a roar as the whole thing comes to life and you're in for a ride across space and time.
Just one example of the many musical worlds that await. The equally near 9 minute “Forest of Stars” begins angrily enough with menacing darkness to its electronic density before the mood eventually lightens and it's like coming out of the other side of a black hole, into a new world of light and rich in atmosphere, allowing you to breathe and take in the joys that surround, as electronic rhythms with the lightest touvh marry what sounds almost like a sustained guitar refrain against a backdrop of occasionally booming rhythmic splashes. All of a sudden, an electro-percussive sea of rhythms kicks in and takes the, now even more menacing track, into ever deeper territories, the fuzzed synth leads intertwining with the cosmic drift as rolling electronic/percussive rhythms propel it all....... to a complete stop......whereupon you then circle the sun in shining layers of fathomless space synths, underpinned by hinted rhythms, driven by electro-percussive backdrops and eventually falling into the sun to be lost forever.
“Mutagen” is a quite lively, explosive piece, as with all the tracks on this album, full to the brim with electronic layers and textures, this time with a sea of more undulating rhythms, in themselves, many and varied, as new melodic layers are added and the whole thing becomes this giant example of synth music exploration on a galactic scale.
Sometimes it hints of the Classic intros to Tangerine Dream epics, most notably the opening track, but overall, this is synth msuic that breaks the mould in that it's somehow familiar, hugely busy, incredibly accessible, yet has so much going on within its structure, you'll find yourself returning to it, play after play after play – as refreshing as a summer's day and as adventurous as a trip to Mars, this is riveting from start to finish.


new great review of Parallel Worlds & Dave Bessell - Dystopia (DiN56) cd album, by Artemi Pugachov (Encyclopedia of Electronic Music) :

new great review of Dystopia from Bert Strolenberg ( : Parallel Worlds & Dave Bessell – Dystopia

CD/Digital Download, DiN, 2018

The title of the duos second distance collaboration already suggests dark electronics -a style Bakis Sirros (aka Parallel Worlds) and Dave Bessell both appreciate a lot- and that’s what the listeners can expect here. As their debut “Morphogenic” already proved, Bakis has quite an intuitive approach to writing his music, giving Dave the opportunity to add some traditional classical skills to that. The original idea (a tribute to gothic novel writer HP Lovecraft) to have a definite theme which ran all the way through “Dystopia” didn't really work as both musicians quite soon felt restricted in what they were trying to write so very quickly they abandoned that and let the music guide them instead. The latter process saw Bakis playing his Buchla, Serge, and, (mostly) his big Eurorack modular -which is now his 'to go' synth- while Dave applied his analogue synths and e-guitar for special guitar soundscapes. The mood and feel on the eight track/60-minute result is one of a darkening future as well as a certain sense of remorse dripping through the crispy yet organic sounds, textures and melodic lines. Haunting, intriguing and gothic also apply to the duos work full of fat but mellow vintage sonic creations and sequences, adding a level of gloominess and surrealism as well as an abstract-industrial edge to the sound of ARC (if one wants a kind of comparison). Can’t deny I’d love to see these creative spirits perform their stuff live somehow, sometime....   (rating 3.5 stars, out of 5)

Bert Strolenberg/SonicimmersioN   -September 2, 2018-

new nice review of Parallel Worlds & Dave Bessell - Dystopia (DiN56) album from Igloo magazine:


another great review from Side-Line Magazine:

(rating 8 out of 10)

great review of Parallel Worlds  - Tonal Paintings by Sylvain Lupari :  (rating 4 out of 5)

info and purchase:

Tonal Paintings - Marbled Red Vinyl... last 15 copies available, make your order before it's too late!   :)

latest update: Marbled Red vinyls SOLD OUT on Bandcamp.

Digital Download version of Parallel Worlds - Tonal Paintings LP, NOW Available in Bandcamp, for 7 euros! go get your album.    :)

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