ambient

Uppsala Solemne: an alternative approach to dark ambient

As some readers of this page might have experienced, I just recently happened to mostly be into netlabel music, for a bunch of different reasons, including the inability of most of nowadays „music marketing“ structures to really come up with interesting new acts and styles – which, then again, is not all too surprising in a musical world in which even „alternative“, „post rock“ or „indie“ mostly seem just genre

ghostlike ambient and art: „incubi succubi“

A few days ago, while browsing archive.org I stumbled across „Incubi Succubi“ by Daina Dieva and Svart1. Somehow, this 25-minutes beast of an ambient track has caught my attention and been played quite a couple of times ever since. Initially, this track partially reminded me of Vangelis‘ incredible soundtrack to „Blade Runner“, but „Incubi Succubi“ is way more, way stronger in some respects: The course of a nights worth of

Kalte – „Claciations“ : wintry sound environments

Music to code to, in some way: Browsing the darkwinter.com archives, I stumbled across „Glaciations“ by Canadian ambient/electronics twopiece Kalte. The page says it all, I guess: … Inspired by the isolation and emptiness inherent in the Polar Night, the Toronto-based electronic duo Kalte has released „Glaciations“, a series of five sound environments made up of cold elements and deep darkness. Drawing from a range of organic sound sources which