Category Archives: ambient

Alberto Rigoni – “Duality”

Alberto Rigoni is one of the best bassists that you may not have heard of. The Italian lawyer (yes he’s a lawyer too) is also one of the busiest players around. His solo output keeps growing and he keeps expanding … Continue reading

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Jasun Martz – “Solo Exhibition – A Retrospective: The Pillory”

Originally released in 1978, “The Pillory” was the 42 minute experiment by the multi-talented Jasun Martz. Now all these years later it is part of a box set covering the many different works of this eclectic composer and artist. All … Continue reading

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Amarok – “Hunt”

Amarok is the prog project of Polish multi-instrumentalist Michał Wojtas. What caught my attention about this album was that Mariusz Duda of Riverside provides vocals on a track, “Idyll.” Needless to say, that track is worth the price of admission … Continue reading

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Djam Karet – “Sonic Celluloid”

There are bands that have been around for a while that I’ve always meant to check out but for whatever reason, just keep forgetting to do so. Djam Karet was one of those bands. I checked out their 2013 single … Continue reading

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Mike Oldfield – “Return to Ommadawn”

After 42 years, Mike Oldfield has released a sequel to one of his finest works. “Return to Ommadawn” is exactly that, an artist going back to revisit a beloved piece of music. This sequel has the same instrumentation, arrangements and … Continue reading

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Chromb! – “1000”

Upon first listen of Chromb!’s “1000”, I turned off my CD player. The overall quirk and molasses-thick avant-garde zaniness on display was just a bit too much for me. Although an ardent fan of the vast catalog of Patton projects, I … Continue reading

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