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  • Overall, this is a well crafted and well produced offering that shows off a high skill and experience level. If you’re an ambient IDM fan - or, for that matter, a fan of any kind of ambient music - “Somewhere Out There” should definitely be in your collection.

    Leeza – Somewhere Out There

    Overall, this is a well crafted and well produced offering that shows off a high skill and experience level. If you’re an ambient IDM fan - or, for that matter, a fan of any kind of ambient music - “Somewhere Out There” should definitely be in your collection.

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  • Through the use of effects, the sounds that are used this album - and then mainly those noisy escapades - are put into a really nice perspective. The stereo image as well as the depth have an exceptional extra dimension, which makes the album as a whole interesting for modular sound nerds and people who want to hear proof that there is more than your mind can handle.

    Andrea Marutti and Fausto Balbo – Detrimental Dialogue

    Through the use of effects, the sounds that are used this album - and then mainly those noisy escapades - are put into a really nice perspective. The stereo image as well as the depth have an exceptional extra dimension, which makes the album as a whole interesting for modular sound nerds and people who want to hear proof that there is more than your mind can handle.

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  • "Helchemy" is made up of two tracks, both clocking in at just over 25 minutes. I'll admit to not being a huge fan of super-long songs, but occasionally a good producer can make it work. The drones aren't particularly notable themselves, but Gydja does a good job of adding enough supplementary elements to make this an interesting listen.

    Gydja – Helchemy

    "Helchemy" is made up of two tracks, both clocking in at just over 25 minutes. I'll admit to not being a huge fan of super-long songs, but occasionally a good producer can make it work. The drones aren't particularly notable themselves, but Gydja does a good job of adding enough supplementary elements to make this an interesting listen.

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  • CD-R, Afe Records , 2008 www.aferecords.com/releases/afe101cd.htm According to the albums notes the basic material for this album was constructed by Mortar and then enhanced further by Amon – the later is a music project of Italian Andrea Marutti, while Mortar […]

    Amon Vs. Mortar – Amon Vs. Mortar

    CD-R, Afe Records , 2008 www.aferecords.com/releases/afe101cd.htm According to the albums notes the basic material for this album was constructed by Mortar and then enhanced further by Amon – the later is a music project of Italian Andrea Marutti, while Mortar […]

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  • CD-R, Afe Records, 2009 www.aferecords.com/releases/afe113lcd.htm Industrial and its related sub-genres (or are they complexes or neuroses?) now has such a long history that there’s limited scope for innovation. Industrial listeners even accept this to some extent, tolerating or welcoming the […]

    Genetic Transmission – Spiral

    CD-R, Afe Records, 2009 www.aferecords.com/releases/afe113lcd.htm Industrial and its related sub-genres (or are they complexes or neuroses?) now has such a long history that there’s limited scope for innovation. Industrial listeners even accept this to some extent, tolerating or welcoming the […]

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  • CD-R, Afe Records, 2009 www.decimopianeta.com/scum/Scum.htm When I first saw the press sheet labelling Scum From The Sun as ‘Doom Metal/Experimental/Ambient’ there was a part of me that was hoping that this would be going down the route of Sunn O))) […]

    Scum From The Sun – Scum From The Sun

    CD-R, Afe Records, 2009 www.decimopianeta.com/scum/Scum.htm When I first saw the press sheet labelling Scum From The Sun as ‘Doom Metal/Experimental/Ambient’ there was a part of me that was hoping that this would be going down the route of Sunn O))) […]

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  • CD-R, Afe Records, 2009 www.noisysoul.com Fhievel is the project of one Luca Bergo of Italy. “Pipe Smoking on a Balloon” is a re-release on Afe Records limited to a hundred copies in a very nice looking cardboard sleeve. It is […]

    Fhievel – Pipe Smoking on a Balloon

    CD-R, Afe Records, 2009 www.noisysoul.com Fhievel is the project of one Luca Bergo of Italy. “Pipe Smoking on a Balloon” is a re-release on Afe Records limited to a hundred copies in a very nice looking cardboard sleeve. It is […]

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  • CD-R, Afe Records, 2008 www.myspace.com/alistaircrosbie There probably is no coincidence in the fact that a lot of Scottish musicians I come across produce sparse bleak ambience above all else; Scotland is a vast, cold, bleak but beautiful place with plenty […]

    Alistair Crosbie – Music For Shipwrecks

    CD-R, Afe Records, 2008 www.myspace.com/alistaircrosbie There probably is no coincidence in the fact that a lot of Scottish musicians I come across produce sparse bleak ambience above all else; Scotland is a vast, cold, bleak but beautiful place with plenty […]

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  • CD-R, Afe Records, 2009 www.zero1media.com Not to be confused with the delicious Mexican almond and rice drink, Horchata is the field recording and drone laced creation brought to life by one of University of New Hampshire’s Complex System Research Center […]

    Horchata – Acytota

    CD-R, Afe Records, 2009 www.zero1media.com Not to be confused with the delicious Mexican almond and rice drink, Horchata is the field recording and drone laced creation brought to life by one of University of New Hampshire’s Complex System Research Center […]

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  • CD-R, Afe Records, 2008 www.aferecords.com A professional violinist, Eugene Voronovsky has been active under the name Cisfinitum since the late 90’s and has accumulated a respectable discography since his first release ten years ago. Released by the Italian experimental music […]

    Cisfinitum – Nevmenosis

    CD-R, Afe Records, 2008 www.aferecords.com A professional violinist, Eugene Voronovsky has been active under the name Cisfinitum since the late 90’s and has accumulated a respectable discography since his first release ten years ago. Released by the Italian experimental music […]

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