Yesterday's Sounds Today

Tag: ambient

Twilight Music: Füxa, Venoy (Bliss Out V.5) (1997)

We go three-for-three in the Darla Bliss-Out series; aren’t you getting the hint yet about how wonderfully necessary it is to your record collection?

Twilight Music: Windy & Carl, “Antarctica” (1997)

A gorgeously slow, seductively beautiful twenty-two minutes’ worth of ice-cold ambient music.

Twilight Music: Tangerine Dream, Live at Reims Cathedral (1974)

A full concert of vintage Tangerine Dream in their prime, now reissued officially.

Twilight Music: Piano Magic, “Halloween Boat” (1999)

A gorgeous, eighteen minute aquatic experience. Ladies and gentlemen, you are floating in water….

Twilight Music: Tetsu Inoue, “Ambiant Otaku” (1994)

A hauntingly beautiful ambient composition from a Japanese master.

Twilight Music: Gavin Bryars, “The Sinking of The Titanic” (1975)

Gavin Bryars’ ode to a lost luxury liner served as his debut album proper, and is a stunning work of art.

Twilight Music: His Name Is Alive, “Send Me A Dragonfly” (2007)

A gorgeous, fourteen-minute ambient piece from an obscure Spanish EP release; or rather, a piano and wind duet.

Twilight Music: Delia Derbyshire & Barry Bermange, Inventions For Radio No. 1: The Dreams (1964)

And now, for something completely different….a 45 minute radio broadcast from 1964, but unlike anything you might have heard before.

Hammock: Kenotic (10th Anniversary Deluxe Edition) (Hammock Music)

The impressive debut album of Tennessee-based ambient duo Hammock sees a ten year anniversary deluxe reissue.

Twilight Music: Gavin Bryars, “The Sinking Of The Titanic” (1975)

The debut album by composer Gavin Bryars offered up one of his finest works, as well as one of the most moving tributes to the great disasters of the century.