isolation, introspection, relaxation
ambient, folk, drone, acoustic, vocal, field recordings, early music, spiritual
Soft ethereal waves and vocals, underpinned by solid bass beats. This recipe works, as evidenced by AMP on Entangled Time. It’s summery, calm, and strikes the right balance between relaxation and energy. (2019, Sound in Silence)
What a perfect title for a sublime, airy ambient work like this. anthéne’s weightless is a little over half an hour of drifting clouds and pristine blue. (2019, Home Normal)
A relaxing shower with this gently aged naturewave / new age ambient gem from b l u e__Δ C I D, that’s a great way to start a day. I am serene. (2017, Bogus Collective)
Softly flowing and pulsating chills for another sunny day. Chris Otchy’s tape from the latest Constellation Tatsu tape batch is a soft synth delight.
Excellent enigmatic naturewave to explore some real or virtual landscapes to. Ｅｌｅｃｔｒｉｃ Ｄｒｅａｍｓ truly delivers on Pathless Woods. (2018, Hairs aBlazin’)
Gentle hazy meanderings on Make We Here Our Camp Of Winter by The Gentleman Losers. These Finnish brothers have a unique approach that is something of a lo-fi post-rock that spans a few decades of inspiration. (2018, Sound In Silence)
With Unpredictable Signs, Kloob takes us on a deep inner ambient journey, where foreshadowings of the ominous outside future are distilled through our own fluids. Subtle, satisfying, and challenging. Out now on Winter-Light.
Norihito Suda + Stijn Hüwels present the choicest of field recordings, drones, and acoustics on this wonderful piece of pure, unsweetened calm. 山水 / Sansui is a classic Home Normal record, and it is out now.
Sangam never stops entrancing with these fine ambiences that straddle the boundaries between light and dark. Escapism Path (2018, New Motion) is a thick twilight wavepath with some traps scattered along the way.
From the (recent) archives. Wil Bolton’s cosy ambient meanderings on Night Paths. Warm blankets of electric guitar, keyboards, and undulations of nocturnal softness. This one came out in 2017 on Hidden Vibes.