I first heard Brian Eno's Reflection as part of a mix titled The Pastel Theatre, on the Ambient Landscape blog, quite a few years ago. I liked that mix (still do), and it got me curious about the source material. Back then I got the 54 minute long version on CD (I rarely buy CDs … Continue reading Brian Eno – Reflection (2017)
So far, the late Pete Namlook's music, as well as other releases on Germany's iconic FAX+49/69/450464 ambient/electronic label have been rather sparse or Bandcamp. A couple of Namlook's collaborators made their releases available on their own Bandcamp accounts (Bill Laswell, Lorenzo Montana, Gaudi, Geir Jenssen and others), but the master's own enormous back catalog remained … Continue reading Music: more FAX & Namlook on Bandcamp
One of the most enjoyable things on Bandcamp is to randomly discover music by aimless wandering (clicking) through to the collections of people who have items in common with me, bought similar items, that sort of thing. This is how I discovered the Cho Oyu label, from South Korea. And it's ambient, damnit. A genre … Continue reading Cho Oyo
I admit that I've fallen out of love with ambient a little bit. Not entirely, mind you, but enough that I do not really care much about actively finding anything new in that genre. Most recently for example, I bought the entire discography of a certain online label - they gave it away for an … Continue reading Passage
A new addition to my personal "Best of Ambient" list: The Angling Loser's 2013 album "Author of the Twilight".