STILL WATERS René Aubry & Jean Schwarz - Five Women Still Waters: Ballet De Carolyn Carlson Released on Celia Records, 1986, France Carolyn Carlson is a major choreographer in France who worked with some of the most important figures from the experimental and "musique concrète" scenes including Philippe Besombes, Jean Schwarz and her husband, René Aubry, whose…Lire la suite STILL WATERS

CASTLES IN SPAIN Orquesta De Las Nubes - El Orden Del Azar From Orquesta De Las Nubes - El Orden Del Azar Released on Linterna Música, 1985, Spain A few months ago we made a post about Pep Llopis's third album, released on what we consider to be a major label in the Spanish Ambient Scene, Grabaciones…Lire la suite CASTLES IN SPAIN

ASIA DREAM Mu Project - Asia Dream From Mu: Pradʒékt - Asia Dream Released on For Life Records, 1985, Japan When most people think about Asia, the first ideas that pop in their mind are high technology, something about a high-degree of sophistication in Asian people's everyday-life , myths filled with magical creatures and ghosts, etc. Well,…Lire la suite ASIA DREAM

SPEAKING CREOLE #2 Roger Melt - L'Am'Ou Dans Bois From Roger Melt - Pleine Lune Released on G.K. Records, 1984, U.K. If you're into record digging, you cannot ignore the tremendous hype that "Antillais" records now have, from Gwo Ka albums to Electro-Zouk.  A friend who owns a record store recently told us that he was astonished…Lire la suite SPEAKING CREOLE #2


This month podcast is by no other than Satoshi Yamamura, co-funder of Okonkole Y Trompa. If you've ever experience aimless walks in a city - whether you already knew it or were discovering it - then you may be familiar with that feeling triggered by happy discoveries you make unexpectedly, sunbeams giving a bright color to a…Lire la suite OKONKOLE Y TROMPA 03 : SATOSHI YAMAMURA

ESOTERIC GUITAR Albert Giménez - Java From Albert Giménez - Escapa ! Released on Filobus Records, 1983, Spain Related to the experimental / industrial band Macromassa from Barcelona, Albert Giménez is a multi-instrumentalist who began to release records under his own name during the early 1980's. On most of his songs, he explores the sounds of…Lire la suite ESOTERIC GUITAR

ACCIDENTAL RECORDINGS Pep Llopis - Muntanyes De Granit From Pep Llopis ‎– Poiemusia La Nau Dels Argonautes Released on Grabaciones Accidentales, 1987, Spain Spanish label Grabaciones Accidentales is amongst the most popular labels for new-age ambient fans. Mainly known for Madrid's balearic super group Finis Africae, it released some of the mot sophisticated pieces of organic…Lire la suite ACCIDENTAL RECORDINGS

FOR FALLING ASLEEP Marc Emory - Candlelight From Marc Emory - Listening Music / Anfgang Released on Elwich Records, 1975, USA Marc Emory is a total mystery to us, and it is not excessive to qualify this album as "ungoogleable". Well, there is that curious post on Soulstrut, in which someone asks if anybody got any information…Lire la suite FOR FALLING ASLEEP

BIOLOGY / ITALY Elicoide - Mitochondria From Elicoide - Elicoide Released on Moon Record, 1987, Italy Mitochondria is the meeting place of a genre, a place and a period that we are really fond of, and especially when these three dimensions are tied together to give you Italian Ambient from the late 1980's. This track perfectly illustrates that…Lire la suite BIOLOGY / ITALY

ICH LIEBE DICH Heinz Becker, Isabel Zeumer ‎– Abends From Heinz Becker, Karl-Heinz Stegmann, Isabel Zeumer, Else Lasker-Schüler ‎– Ich Träume So Leise Von Dir Released on ITM Records, 1987, Germany Pure ambient with German poetry by Else Lasker-Schüler. Listening to Abends feels like floating on a crystal lake and this song is without doubt one of…Lire la suite ICH LIEBE DICH