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Neither scene nor heard: a journey through ambient music

I’ve seen a few articles over the past few years detailing the best ambient albums, the state of ambient or the return of ambient, and whilst they’re often very positive for the genre, the artists and every other person involved in making this type of music, I can’t help but feel a bit empty after reading … Continue reading »

Pop Ambient 2014

It was just last night that I hit play on Pop Ambient 2007, and began to nod off before a swirl of melody forced me to check which track was providing a rather beautiful sleep song. It was no surprise to learn that it was the legendary Thomas Fehlmann and his track, ‘Next To The … Continue reading »

Passing by: Purl, Blue Bliss, Dan Elliot & Excursion Radio

Purl – Deep Afterhour Nr. 57 A superb mix by long-time Dewtone FM contributor Purl, also known as Alveol. Ludvig combines his own tracks with some of my favourites by bvdub, Jesse Somfay and Gas in this heavily atmospheric ambient/dub-techno mix. If you like this, then try Dustin Morris’ Dewtone mix too. Download Tracklist: 1. … Continue reading »

Basicnoise – U.F.O

As with most dub-techno heads, ambient often takes a lead role in influencing an artist’s sound and productions. Peter Fanai aka Basicnoise has taken his favourite beat-less tracks to form a superb mix that includes classics from Markus Guentner, Vangelis, Art of Noise and Brian Eno. Peter’s main dub-techno influence, Basic Channel, takes a back seat … Continue reading »

Parks & Infraction Records

So these are the kind of moments I live for… (in the online world at least). Finding a new ambient label, who’s putting stuff out on the low, sticking to their guns with a good old website, CD’s, 180g vinyl pressings… and simply stunning music. Infraction Records. Get used to the name if you haven’t … Continue reading »