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Greg Lake RIP
Posted Thu Dec 08, 2016 1:59 pm by dronescape
EM News Another legend is gone: Greg Lake died yesterday, aged 69, suffering from cancer.

http://www.laut.de/News/Emerson,-Lake-Palmer-Greg-Lake-ist-tot-08-12-2016-13208

German text only, I apologize for that.

http://www.greglake.com/

2016 has been a rotten year so far, and worse is still to come (Optimist that I am).

Stephen

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Vangelis in 18 months
Posted Wed Dec 07, 2016 12:03 pm by Rapsodies
EM News This comes from the Elsewhere site, well-known to all Vangelis fans. Read it, please, and say what you think :

"PP: Juno arrived at Jupiter recently, on 5th July.
V: It did. It is now in orbit around Jupiter collecting information. The mission will be completed in approximately 18 months.
PP: Does this mean that in 18 months, we will have yet another complete musical composition, just like that of Rosetta?
V: Most definitely."

Shocked

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New Andrew Forrest release, Stillness Moving
Posted Wed Dec 07, 2016 6:30 am by alchemy
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Hello Ambient Space Music Friends

Welcome to Stillness Moving, the second volume of my “Source Quartet”. This CD is a musical interpretation of the ultimate non-dual reality, where all movement is seen as an expression of stillness, and all manifestation is seen as an expression of emptiness.
The track titles are direct pointers to this existential paradox. The intention from my point of view as composer and performer, is to maximize the positive emotional impact and healing resonance of each piece of music.
It features the usual trademark sounds…the interweaving of classical melodic passages, with monumental deep space textures, shimmering arpeggiated sequences, and otherworldly sonic palettes, that take the listener on a transformational, profound, inner healing sound journey.
Typical sounds you will hear are: lush and subtle strings, electric pianos, flute, oboe, harp, syncopated bells, Tibetan bowls, chimes, Oriental overtone vocals, classical solo voices, choirs, arpeggiated synth sequences and swirling synth abstract textures.

Track Titles:
1. Emerge ~ 25:12
2. Enrapture ~ 20:30
3. Evanesce ~ 14:12
Total Length: 60:00

You can buy this through www.andrewforrest.co.nz as a physical CD, and also hear 2 minute soundbites of the tracks. Downloads are available from http://www.cdbaby.com/Artist/AndrewForrest
HAPPY LISTENING! Andrew

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syndae - episode 370
Posted Sun Dec 04, 2016 8:00 pm by treibklang
EM News Our garden is still sprinkled with piles of leaves, although autumn is nearly gone over here. Frosty nights do their parts in ending this colorful time. What I love about it, is the peacefulness, going towards the final quarter of the lifecycle which in a last effort blooms up for ones eye. Well, duh, not that I am in the least romantic. Just like the view. And there is an equivalent in music, which is quiet as well, ambient in general. So here it comes, to please your mind and ears, in form of tracks by I.N.Kh.E. (Solstice), Owann (Eternal Return), Weingarten-Charlton (Where There is Light), Spiral Vremeni & Pleroma Orchestra (Point: Cape Fligely. Part 2. Night), DigitalSimplyWorld (Sounds of Autumn), Øystein Jørgensen (Midnight Radio Compilation 77), Lingua Lustra (Slow Time), and Markus Reuter (Live in Pomona 2016).

Lighten up at:
http://www.syndae.de/episodes/737-episode-370

Yours, Stefan

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New release at SynGate: "Atlantic Treasure" by *TC
Posted Fri Dec 02, 2016 4:56 pm by SynGate
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After many years TC grabbed the DAT tapes and digitized tracks from the earlier Atlantic Treasure album, to take them to his lab and do something amazing with them. Some material has been in the archives for 22 years (!) After listening to all the tracks and adding a new track, something magical happened in the studio: the story came back to life again! Suddenly TC was experiencing all the pieces at a very intense level, went through an inspiring mastering process, got even more excited as he could hear a growing spectrum of frequencies, deep dynamics, well balanced melodies that started to convince the artist very strongly about what the Atlantic Treasure is all about …

The Story Retold and Remastered for your ears only, in a sound quality like never before.

https://syngate.bandcamp.com/album/atlantic-treasure

http://www.syngate.biz

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Ambient Collage #8
Posted Tue Nov 29, 2016 9:01 pm by yy28
EM News New Ambient Collage uploaded to Mixcloud:

https://www.mixcloud.com/greyfrequency/ambient-collage-8

Tracklist:

Karina ESP - Distant Light (1)
Stephan Mathieu - Minuet
Howlround - Flying Over a Glassed Wedge
Big City Orchestra - Tibre
Rafael Anton Irisarri - Her Rituals
Brian Eno - Under Stars
Zoviet France - Mohnomische A1
Desiderii Marginis - Endless Staircase
Grey Frequency - Live at Awakenings (2016) [Excerpt]
Mat Handley - Cask in D
Brewlay Brothers - Rolling Snow
Else Marie Pade - Faust Suite: Epilog
Cousin Silas - 15 Levels Down
Apalusa - A Million Billion Miles
Biosphere - Antennaria
Kate Carr - Echoes Of Vultures
Second Bounze - Strange lights in the sky
Stars on a Black Sea - Enough with the Words
Ikjoyce - One Note Of The Shakuhachi
Asmus Tietchens - Biotop

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syndae - episode 369
Posted Sun Nov 27, 2016 8:00 pm by treibklang
EM News It's Advent season for some religions. Fairy lights and illuminated stars sprout up out of nowhere, surely to fight the darker time of the year. What does this mean for syndae? Well, it means more great and melodic music treats are up for your listening pleasure. Tonight, I have a regular one hour full of such music, so take your time, join me for some really cool stuff presented in form of tracks by 4T Thieves (The Black Sea & The Digital Lagoon), Matthew Stewart (A World Bathed in Sunlight), Mind.Divided (Midnight Radio Compilation 76), Ashterra and Keiss & Lwpss (Tunguska EMS - Point: BTA), Janne Hanhisuanto (Sleepless), Tony Byrne, MTA Lab (Synthetica), Lee Williams, Shaping Mind, Miriam Christina, Lutz Thuns (Friends of Ambient 1Cool, and Aleks Michalski (Interplay).

Finely ground sound at:
http://www.syndae.de/episodes/736-episode-369

Yours, Stefan

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RIP Pauline Oliveros
Posted Sat Nov 26, 2016 9:32 am by BruecknerAmbient
EM News American composer and accordion player Pauline Oliveros, a pioneer of experiemental and electronic music, who coined the term "deep listening", passed away yesterday (aged 84).

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Maybe not many here are aware of her work, however it was of great influence, especially to ambient musicians such as Robert Rich...

"As a founding member of the San Francisco Tape Music Center in the 1960s, Oliveros collaborated with Terry Riley, playing in the first performance of Riley’s ‘In C’, and modular synthesist Morton Subotnick.
She later became director of the Center, where she developed a philosophy of listening as a ritual and healing process, an approach she described through her coinage “deep listening”.
Her Deep Listening Band specialized in performing recording in resonant or reverberant spaces, and her touchstone album Deep Listening was recorded in 1989 in a disused cistern 14 feet beneath the ground."



Here are a few links, to articles about her, some lectures she gave and some of her music:


Articles:

http://www.factmag.com/2016/11/25/pauline-oliveros-dies-deep-listening-composer/

https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Pauline_Oliveros


Homepage of the Deep Listening Institute:

http://deeplistening.org/site/


Lectures:

https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=_QHfOuRrJB8

https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=xMo5j3ebJw0


Some music (there's much more to explore):

https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=U__lpPDTUS4

https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=fZLJ7PKmpE0

https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=IxdrhMZOu84

https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=Msg4m8pzHoE

https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=hMEP6sX8Y6s


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WavemansUnderground & Norbert 4 hrs EM / Ambient
Posted Sat Nov 19, 2016 10:26 am by waveman2.3
EM News The EM Underground-ÄxpÄrten John & Norbert in 2 + 2 Internetradio "WavemansUnderground" and "November Noise " friday 25th of November 2016 http://www.underground-aexpaerten.de/Radio1.html or www.radiosunrise.de Join the chat for all info and be our guest.
Playlist John: 20.00 - 22.00 / 7 - 9pm(UK)
-TM Solver
-Perge, Live Preston Guild Hall 1981
-Andy Pickford
-Glenn Main
-Betzler Brückner & Friends, a long preview from the upcomming album "The Golden Peacock"
-Opera´s Space
-Super Fata, for those who remember the album "Structural Tendency" 2013....... this is the follow up Ambient / Drone in Structural Tendency 2016 !
-Owann, presented at B-Wave Festival 12th November
-Tonbieger --all played songs from 2016--

Playlist Norbert: 22.00 - 0.00 9 - 11pm(UK)
-Hagen von Bergen
-Walter Roos, October 2016 released
-Realtime
-Walter Roos, October 2016 released
-Michael Brückner
-Gerd Weyhing, Live in Koblenz 3.9.16
-Michael Brückner
-Roedelius
-Level Pi
-La Duesseldorf

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Ello
Posted Sat Nov 19, 2016 4:57 am by Wool-E
EM News Hi,

I'm Dimitri, headhoncho and basically about anything else at Wool-E Shop, a small recordshop in the suburbs of Gent, Belgium.
I take up the small niche in alternative music that ranges from post-punk, new wave, synthpop to all things experimental electronic: (dark)ambient, noise, industrial, Berlin School, drone, modern classical and early experimental synthmasters.
Next to that I have two labels: Wool-E Tapes & Wool-E Discs
The two labels are basically dedicated to the same things as the shop, the first on tape and the latter on cd Wink

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