Category Archives: ambient

Winterfylleth – “The Hallowing Of Heirdom”

Winterfylleth are one of my favorite atmospheric black metal bands. Their approach to their music and their concepts are all quite progressive. Their new album “The Hallowing Of Heirdom” shows that the band are willing to explore the more mellow, … Continue reading

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Breidablik – “Penumbra”

When I heard the opening track Penumbra Part 1 for the first time, a thought popped into my head, “If Bass Communion and Tangerine Dream had a baby, it might sound like this”. Breidablik is the project of Morton Birkeland … Continue reading

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Lucas Lee – “Acceptances of Gravitational Collapsing Manifestations”

And the winner for longest album title of the year goes to Lucas Lee for “Acceptances of Gravitational Collapsing Manifestations.” With a title like that, you know it’s prog. And with the legendary Marco Minnemann on drums, you know the … Continue reading

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Virgil & Steve Howe – “Nexus”

“Nexus” was to be the first connection between father and son. Steve Howe on guitars and his son Virgil Howe on everything else. Sadly, the younger Howe’s death on September 11, 2017 turned this album into his epitaph. The bond … Continue reading

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A Special Conversation with Hamlet of Transport Aerian on his new album “Therianthrope”

I’ve had a very interesting friendship with Hamlet of Transport Aerian. I’ve definitely not loved his music all the time but I am always honest with him and he is quite the same in return. He asked me to take … Continue reading

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Charlie Cawood – The Divine Abstract

Mr. Cawood is best know to me as the bass player for the psychedelic rock band Knifeworld. He plays in a host of other ensembles as well. On his album The Divine Abstract, the musician takes the sound of that … Continue reading

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