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Tag: ambient

Song Of The Day: Fluorescent Heights, “Strange Lagoon Found At Nightfall”

Taken From The Constellation Tatsu release, Strange Lagoon Found At Nightfall.

Hammock: Raising Your Voice…Trying To Stop An Echo (Deluxe Edition) (Hammock Music)

Tennessee ambient duo Hammock’s 2006 sophomore release didn’t so much represent a change in direction from their debut album Kenotic as it did reinforce its greatness. Ten years later, this deluxe edition expands it with nearly an hour’s worth of unreleased material. Still sounds otherworldly.

Michel Banabila: Early Works (Bureau B)

This handy collection compiles key tracks from the early releases from prolific Dutch composer Michel Banabila. Sublime music is found therein….

Tangerine Dream: The Official Bootleg Series, Volume Two (Esoteric Recordings)

Part Two of the expansive Tangerine Dream live performance documentary series continues, this time with two shows that find the band in transition, not only from the Seventies to the Eighties, but also from analog to digital, while never losing their footing in the process.

Orange Cake Mix: At The Record Shop (Why The Tapes Play)

A limited edition collection of gorgeous sonic vignettes and sketches constitutes the physical return of Orange Cake Mix.

Twilight Music: The Orb, “Battersea Bunches” (2011)

This soundtrack to privately recorded vacation footage from 1956 proves to be one of ambient duo The Orb’s best modern compositions.

Twilight Music: The Album Leaf, “For Jonathan” (2003)

Just a lovely, unhurried walk through the woods on a cool autumn afternoon, nothing more, nothing less…

Twilight Music: The Album Leaf, “Micro Melodies” (2005)

In tonight’s installment in this week’s ongoing appreciation of The Album Leaf, we present a song found on a hard-to-find tour-only EP.

Twilight Music: The Album Leaf, “Malmo” (2003)

We continue our listening journey into the darker corners of The Album Leaf’s back catalogue, this time with one of the band’s most endearing numbers, taken from a 2003 Spanish-only EP.

Twilight Music: The Album Leaf, “Lamplight” (2003)

A reader’s request to hear some Album Leaf is generously filled; this week, we’ll highlight some more obscure numbers, starting with this track off of a split record from 2003.