Category: Experimental

Lunatic Soul – Lunatic Soul

Lunatic Soul – Lunatic Soul       Amazon: ‘Great artists are rarely content to keep repeating themselves, and rarely are they content to exist and create within one genre. So it really wasn’t a surprise that Riverside’s Mariusz Duda eventually pursued a solo career. The sheer multitude of thoughts and ideas flowing out of […]

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David Bowie – Heroes

David Bowie – Heroes     Stephen Thomas Erlewine: ‘Repeating the formula of Low’s half-vocal/half-instrumental structure, Heroes develops and strengthens the sonic innovations David Bowie and Brian Eno explored on their first collaboration. The vocal songs are fuller, boasting harder rhythms and deeper layers of sound. Much of the harder-edged sound of Heroes is due […]

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Robert Fripp & Brian Eno – No Pussyfooting

Robert Fripp & Brian Eno – No Pussyfooting ‘Ted Mills’ :  At the same time Brian Eno was working on Here Come the Warm Jets, he was flexing his experimental muscle with this album of tape delay manipulation recorded with Robert Fripp. In a system later to be dubbed Frippertronics, Eno and Fripp set up […]

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Tim Hecker – Haunt Me, Haunt Me Do It Again

Tim Hecker – Haunt Me, Haunt Me Do It Again AMG Review: On Haunt Me Haunt Me, Do It Again, Tim Hecker downshifts from his minimal techno alias, Jetone, to create rich, textured ambient music of the highest order. Despite the infusion of glitch elements like static and electronic interference, Haunt Me Haunt Me, Do It […]

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Moondog – Moondog

Moondog – Moondog AMGF Review: Moondog’s second self-titled album (the first one came out in 1956 on the independent jazz label Prestige) was the idiosyncratic composer’s first release in 12 years, and it shows how much Moondog’s already rich music had matured since 1957’s The Story of Moondog. Where Moondog’s ’50s records were jazz-based, Moondog […]

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Michael Brook – Hybrid

Michael Brook – Hybrid AMG Review: The mid-’80s proved to be a prolific and exploratory time for the producer/performer team of Brian Eno and Daniel Lanois, who this time out take guitarist Michael Brook under their ambient wing to create an album of considerable beauty and restraint. Taking a “less is more” approach to the […]

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Jean Michel Jarre – Equinoxe

Jean Michel Jarre – Equinoxe Jean Michel Jarre – Equinoxe was the second major-label album release by French musician Jean Michel Jarre, in late 1978. The album reflects a day in the life of a human being, from morning to night. The album reached #11 in the UK charts and #126 in the US charts AMG review: […]

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