“Where the Mountains Meet the River, real places inspiring the ambience and atmosphere of three deep electronic movements.
Australian Producer Simon Mann presents deep ambient techno experiments influenced by the sounds and locations of the Lower Blue Mountains in NSW, Australia.
The chirps of waking birds and frogs mixed with the light breeze through the grass are captured in the morning sun of Grasslands.
Ambient pads and analogue blips meet running water and calling Bell Birds to create the vibrant life surrounding the Creekbed.
Deep chords and muted percussion mixed with hypnotic arpeggios and a throbbing beat are bought to reality in the Causeway.”
“Armed with just an iPhone Harry set about taking various recordings in and around the location as he familiarised himself with the area. Amongst many, these include the chimes of the various domes, cathedrals and churches along the coastline, holiday makers enjoying the sun by the shore and the buzz of restaurants in the evening. ‘Trading Spaces’ not only refers to the artist swapping the mundane British summer for the heat of Campania but is also a reference to the region itself, as the Amalfi coast has a long history of trading through the centuries. ”
“This is the seventh edition in the Naviar Haiku series. This compilation includes music compositions from 25 experimental artists from around the world, working in the genres of ambient, drone, instrumental, electronic, modern classical and field recordings. All songs were composed in seven days or less.”
“The tracks of Music for plants are based on a live improvisation with electric guitar and a looping machine. Jan Grünfeld has recorded the music in the summer of 2014 on a huge balcony of an old villa in Bad Muskau, right at the German-Polish border – a very arcadian place!
The music is free, like a suntrap. The plants grow better with Jan Grünfeld’s music!
But not turn up too loud! And do not forget to water!”
“Last rays of setting sun reflected from the azure sea surface picked up the purest, deepest dreams and flew away like a rapid sailboat. The light fades over horizon, giving way to lullaby of twinkling stars…
This most personal album in SiJ discography is dedicated to his beloved, and its transparent sound awakens a romantic dreamer in every careful listener. Born somewhere between the sky and sea, in silent evening dialogue of elements, melodies of this album are lining up in compositions like a guiding stars, so everyone could find its own Way to Dream.”