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)
A new addition to my personal "Best of Ambient" list: The Angling Loser's 2013 album "Author of the Twilight".
In my series about my personal "Best of Ambient" selection, this one's an outlier: "Wabi" is a compilation (all the others so far are artist albums). But, despite the fact that there's nine different artists contributing tracks to the compilation, the disc has a surprisingly coherent sound. The sound itself is a surprise as well, … Continue reading Flying Rhino – Wabi (2001)
About time to continue the post series about my favorite ambient albums - and about time to enter the realm of Dark Ambient again. I'm beginning with Sleep Research Facility's "Deep Frieze" from 2007. I first came into contact with Sleep Research Facility (fancily written as SleepResearch_Facility sometimes) through an obscure track on my hard … Continue reading Sleep Research Facility – Deep Frieze (2007)
Alio Die (Stefano Musso) and Robert Rich are both insanely prolific musicians with an impressive catalog of releases. I can't really tell you how I first heard of Alio Die (Italian for "another day", btw.) and why I ended up picking "Fissures" as one of the first albums that I bought, but it quickly grew … Continue reading Robert Rich/Alio Die – Fissures (1997)