Steve Brand’s Spiritual Science 2012 reissue

Just added this Steve Brand re-release to the Hypnos Store.

Steve Brand – Spiritual Science (2012 re-release) (2cdr)
(Relaxed Machinery category)
(Price: $19.99 2cdr)

From the 2009 release notes, Brand says, “I’d been an Ishq (Matt Hiller) fan for about 3-4 years. I found his music as part of my complete immersion in Ultimae material (Ishq kept showing up in the ‘If you like this, you’ll like this’ area of iTunes). I bought ‘Orchid’ and was hooked. I love his atmospheres and beats, the delicacy, expansiveness and expressiveness of feeling, and his intuitive and spiritual approach to music. Really feels like home to me. Anyway, Matt had some free loops of his sounds on his site at that time and I couldn’t resist—I used some in a piece and sent the piece to him, Matt kindly responded. I then suggested a collaboration. He quickly sent me a entire DVD of unique material, and here we are. Very easy and organic. I think everyone will really enjoy these disks which are a very nice mingling of our individual sounds; you can hear the Ishq influence, but overall, probably a bit of a darker journey than his own work, but still spacious, organic, emotive.”

Re-mastered by S. Brand 2011-2012 and re-released on Brand’s Pioneer Light Music label.

Track List
CD1:
1. Soft Temples [24:13]
2. Flame of Nuit [17:08]
3. Nature is Sung [34:06]
CD2:
4. The Voice from Home [52:30]…

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Path of White Clouds on Hearts of Space

One of the toughest places for ambient music to break through on the radio is the syndicated Hearts of Space show. It’s a little easier for more melodic or “musical” sounds, but more difficult for the more abstract stuff. Nebulae has finally broken through to Hearts of Space, from their album The Path of White Clouds. Here’s the playlist (with thanks to Stephen and Steve for this).

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: HEARTS of SPACE
: Website: www.hos.com

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PGM 973 : “SOUNDING THE DEEP”
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PGM NOTE : the psychoacoustic world of resonant bronze
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FEED DATE : 3-02-12
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DEUTER
“Khumbe” (edited) < 0:00->3:03 >
: TIBET: NADA HIMALAYA 2; New Earth NE 2412; 2005
: Info: www.newearthrecords.com/web/pc/Deuter2_NER.asp;
www.myspace.com/deuterhome

APOLLONIUS and 33 TETRAGAMMON
“Parallel Realities” (1st section – edited) < 3:03->8:41 >
: TRANSFORMATION OF SEPARATE SELF; Resonating Earth
[download release only]; Holland 2011
: Info: www.resonatingearth.com
–segue–

NEBULAE
“Devotion” < 8:41->21:37 >
: THE PATH OF WHITE CLOUDS; Hypnos hyp3056; 2011
originally released by Stella Maris; Italy 2003
: Info: www.hypnos.com/releases-neb-powc.php

33 BOWLS
“Rain” (edited) < 21:37->36:21 >
: 33 BOWLS: TIBETAN SINGING BOWLS; 33Bowls.com; 2009
: Info: www.33bowls.com

KARMA MOFFETT
“Tranquility” (part) < 36:21->54:35 >
: TRANQUILITY (22 Tibetan Singing Bowls);
Padma Music [no catalog #]; 2000
: Orders: www.karmamoffett.com/products.html
: Info: www.karmamoffett.com

ED MANN
“Small Universe” < 54:35->57:05 >
–segue–
“Form” (edited) < 57:05->58:59 >
: GONG VOL.1: SOUND OF BEING; Ancient Voices CD 8400; 1997
: Info: www.edmann.info/CONTACT_EM.html

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PRODUCED BY : STEVE DAVIS and STEPHEN HILL
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(c) 2012 Hearts of Space
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Peter James – Memento

Here’s another Relaxed Machinery label release, this one by Peter James. Just added to the Hypnos Store.

Peter James – Memento
(Relaxed Machinery category)
(Price: $9.99 CD)
A placid and beautiful ambient music set based around field recordings, of which Peter James says:
“I have tried to keep all the pieces as simple as the moments they depict, so as not to blur the memories they evoke. It was in fact while I was recording “sometimes we forget” that I finally understood what the phrase “the best temples have no doors” really means for me. So, ultimately, yes, this is a personal journey; but I hope that some new memories are formed, some new places found, real or imagined, that will create a wider sense of travel, even when standing still.”

Link to preview on YouTube

Track List:
1. sometimes we forget [8:17]
2. everything matters [12:37]
3. moments within each moment [21:04]
4. nothing matters [23:12]

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Runes Order – Odisseum

Many new arrivals from the Italian label run by Alio Die, Hic Sunt Leones, just added to the Hypnos Store.
Here’s one from Runes Order.

Runes Order – Odisseum
(Hic Sunt Leones category)
(Price: $15.99)

Tracks:
01 Visions
02 Soundtrack for the fear
03 Hate- part two
04 The fall
05 Solitaire
06 Win forever
07 Holy stones
08 Count down for E.
09 Theme n.5 – The death
10 Darkness before the light…
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Austere – Euterpe

Just added to the Hypnos Store, the latest from the Relaxed Machinery label by Austere.

Austere – Euterpe
(Relaxed Machinery category)
(Price: $9.99 CD)
Austere say: Honed sonic goodness that covers every style or genre we’ve been known for (which is many) but mostly brand-new ground broken, no paths retraced. A diverse trip of everything that can be called “ambient” this is also the Austere CD that you can give to your Mom on her birthday…. While it “remains distinctly an Austere release” (as put by one reviewer) we consider it if not our very best album, certainly one our finest and a high-water mark. Still very much a mindscape (soundscapes for altered states of mind – although meditation over medication, we advise) it also has, as several have put it: “wide mainstream appeal” — which suits us quite fine as a culmination of years of work.

Track List:
1 – Polyhymnia (5:57)
2 – Roseate (7:02)
3 – Wadan (5:46)
4 – Sunshone (16:23)
5 – Totonality (17:34)
6 – Advenire (4:38)
7 – Betroven (5:57)
8 – deMote (3:43)…
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