Us As Effigies: Nodula
Us As Effigies Nodula is one of the best ambient / drone works I have heard in a long time. This is due to the live performance element of this release.
The Implicit Order: Spirits Are Using Me Higher Voices Calling
The Implicit Order: Spirits Are Using Me Higher Voices Calling explores the concept of cults from many perspectives. it’s an ominous and chilling work. but has some humor too.
Quiet Friends: A 30th Anniversary Tribute to Steve Roach’s Structures From Silence
I’ve held back on writing about this quiet friends celebration of Structures From Silence in order to find some way to do this work the honor it deserves.
James Hoehl: sun moon stars
The Red Clouds cover sun, moon and stars throwing the world into a pitch dark abyss where textures are only sensed through glimers of occasional light.
Altus: Excursion Three
I haven’t reviewed any Earth Mantra releases on The CerebralRift, despite knowing about the label for several years. Even so, starting with the three excursions of Altus on this release make is a great place to start covering works from this well respected, long running Netlabel.
Pulsewidth: Ode to the Creature of Metal and Light
Pulsewidth’s metallic creäture ode takes us in a very different direction. It is a “Sonic impressions based on observation and interaction with the kinetic sculpture The Cosmos In Which We Are by Pascal Dufaux.”