FRETLESS IN JAPAN

https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=irjHNhTgJ2o&t=3s Motohiko Hamase - Plateau From Motohiko Hamase - Reminiscence Released on Shi Zen, 1986, Japan The idea that there are still some unsung Japanese heroes of ambient seems both very exciting and puzzling today as a lot of articles (some in mainstream magazines) and even reissues (like the recent reissue of Midori Takada's Through the Looking Glass) have…Lire la suite FRETLESS IN JAPAN

SUMATRA

https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=i-GsBkz_IUU&feature=youtu.be Nyssa Musique - Route de Sumatra From Nyssa Musique - Comme Au Moulin Self-released, 1985, France Released in 1985, for many of the musicians from Nyssa Musique, Comme Au Moulin was the first album they ever played on; therefore it can easily be seen as a manifesto for a new generation of French Jazz musicians, freshly…Lire la suite SUMATRA

BARRERAS

https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=dmzPHO_CKSk&feature=youtu.be Iury Lech - Here Comes Bellum Omnium Contra Omnes From Iury Lech - Victima Of Dunceing Released on Insolit, 2001, Spain   Many of you may have heard of Iury Lech's mind blowing computer-assisted second album, Musica Para El Fin de Los Cantos, featuring the ambient banger Barreras. However, the popularity of this record - which will…Lire la suite BARRERAS

SILENT TALKING

https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=nX8W1VriAo4&list=PLaLjSOz-rF-y7omcmnSuvGC6GOJzKQl3F&index=1 A.C. Marias - Just Talk From A.C. Marias - One Of Our Girls (Has Gone Missing) Released on Mute, 1989, UK Released in 1989, A.C. Marias' only album marked the end of a musical career (at least undr this name...) which had begun at the beginning of the decade with the release of a single,…Lire la suite SILENT TALKING

VAPOR FRAMES

https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=pyL5Td9EYlM Bebo Baldan featuring Steve James - Eb-0 (from "Guerilla") From Bebo Baldan featuring Steve James - Vapor Frames 86/91 Released on Divergo, 1991, Italy As a "new-age-ethereal-ambient" enthusiast, you must be aware that there is a thin line between the ambient side of music and its nemesis, the "lounge" side of music. In other…Lire la suite VAPOR FRAMES

CHAMBER MUSIC

https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=8jNlqjnOelo Markus Stockhausen & Zoro Babel ‎– Snow Falling From Markus Stockhausen & Zoro Babel ‎– Beings Released on Fonit Cetra, 1987, Italy Being the son of one the biggest heroes of many electronic music heroes (Holger Czukay, Miles Davis, Kraftwerk...) might not be easy when you're releasing avant-garde electronic music yourself. That's exactly the case of…Lire la suite CHAMBER MUSIC

BIGGER THAN LIFE

https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=3chMvgda-8Y&feature=youtu.be Joe Hisaishi - シーラカンスの夢 From Joe Hisaishi - シンデレラ迷宮 Released on Columbia 1984, Japan How can we possibly introduce Joe Hisaishi, without doubt one of the mot influential composers for the cinema from the last 30 years? Let's begin with some facts... By the end of the 1960's, Hisaishi has already graduated from the prestigious…Lire la suite BIGGER THAN LIFE

A SCENE AT THE SEA

https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=XeefDaqWMG0 Hajime Mizoguchi - Gift From "La Mer" From Hajime Mizoguchi - Halfinch Dessert Released on CBS, 1986, Japan Hajime Mizoguchi studied the cello at the prestigious Tokyo University of Fine Art and Music, successfully graduating in 1985, one year before releasing his debut album, Halfinch Desert. Mainly working for the film industry since then, the…Lire la suite A SCENE AT THE SEA