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Opulent ambient, esoteric electro-acoustic, sublime soundscapes, dormative drones, ritual dark ambient & points between.



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"To Ancient Noise" is a compilation of manipulated environmental sounds. Whether field recordings, found sounds, radio snippets, or other odd recorded artifacts of audio, these elements are worked by sound artists in interesting and often startling ways. In some cases the sounds may not be processed much at all, but are rather selected for their rhythmic virtues. In other cases, sounds have been layered and heavily effected into lush and alien soundscapes, dark and mysterious. With...
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Topics: Found Sounds, Rhythmic Noise, Ambient/noise, gLiTch, Electroacoustic, Drones, tape collage, musique...
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Somewhere in the spectrum between Musique Concrete and Phonography, is a vast gray area that is disowned and disputed by either side. This compilation treats this no-man's land as its playground. Field recordings they are, with some processing, but not just walls of rhythmic noise. Sounds of nature, sounds of the city, using the non-instrumental rhythms and melodies of the source recording as the focal points, coaxing the music and beauty out of unplanned, un-orchestrated events. This 2-CD...
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Topics: Field Recordings, Noise, Electroacoustic, Microsound, Sound Art, Experimental, Soundscape,...
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by C.P. McDill
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Saluki Regicide's first album of soundtracks for weird dreams, these peculiar sonic paintings are less music than opiate science fiction. This is headphone music for playing in the dark, plain and simple. The work of Saluki Regicide is a transmission from one synaesthetic consciousness to another. Simultaneously dark and witty, it engages your mind and leads it to some very strange places. Thank you for listening to this Webbed Hand Records release. Please visit the WHR homepage to explore our...
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Topics: Experimental, Sound Art, Dark Ambient, uneasy listening, Dreamworking
Webbed Hand
by Tribe of Astronauts
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The inscrutable Tribe of Astronauts performs a darkly delicate operation on your mind with this long-form soundscape. About the album: Sunburnt nomads of the celestial reaches, the masked collective known as Tribe of Astronauts has gifted us with yet another mysterious epistle, telling us all about their strange peregrinations, if only we could decipher the code in which it is set down. Tribe of Astronauts is a secret netlabel society in which any one member does not know all the others. The...
Topics: ambient, dark ambient, drone, musique concrete, noise, Tribe of Astronauts
Webbed Hand
by Kaazim Zareb
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Fire up your narghile (hookah, shisha) and settle back for some compelling arabic melodies and rhythms, performed by Kaazim Zareb, by profession a bellydance accompanist, who in this creative departure brings a jazzy improvisational flavor to mellow arabic art music. These tracks were produced and/or remixed by Thomas Park of Mystified and C.P. McDill of Webbed Hand Records. These tracks blend elements of traditional Middle Eastern musical idioms with contemporary electronica mixing style. 01...
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Topics: Acoustic, Electronic, World Music, Middle Eastern, Desertronica
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by Nodus1
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Nodus1 debuts on Webbed Hand with this collection of relaxed ambient guitar improvisations. About the Artist: Nodus1 is a musical unit producing semi-improvised, instrumental, acoustic guitar music. Nodus 1 began in 2010 and has performed low-key, informal gigs in London, Tokyo and Valencia. The music of Nodus1 is ever changing, encapsulating the mood of the moment in which it is made. All the recordings on âEyeblinkâ were made on Garageband 10.0.0 on a Mac, recorded with a Samson CO1U...
Topics: guitar, ambient guitar, improvisation, Nodus1
Webbed Hand
by Scott Lawlor
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A serene organ-drone soundscape, for the "Rain" series, by ambient artist Scott Lawlor, host of Stillstream's Blind Flight program. About the album: "I've been wanting to do something for the rain series for some months now and I've felt for a while that the organ has been underrepresented so-to-speak in the drone/ambient genres. The only other organ set that I know of that's specifically ambient is Problem-Reaction-Solution, which I am quite fond of. Having this in mind, and...
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Topics: drone, long-form, soundscape, ambient, meditative, Rain, Scott Lawlor
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by Materia Confusa
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Materia Confusa's experimental explorations continue with this pair of darkly conceptual and cinematic soundscapes. About: "The two tracks on the release draw on disparate sources for their inspiration, though both are concerned with voyaging beyond the physical realm. "Silent Hospital" is a disquieting descent into the experience of intraoperative awareness. A surgical state of partial lucidity while anesthetized where sounds and events (both real and hallucinatory) meld into an...
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Topics: Materia Confusa, Ambient, Drone, Dark Drone, Musique Concrete, Experimental, Avant-garde
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This concept album by The Nikki Grace Experience is well-crafted melancholic post-rock pop with influences from ambient to cinematic soundtrack music. About the album: "a yin-yang journey, creeping, standing, hopeful, a journey along the lines in our hands. perpetual acrylic lines!!! thanxx goes to: my lovely wife, my friends, my family. c.p.mcdill for allow me to release:) thanxxxxx lotte kestner, for her awesome voice and help, http://lottekestner.tumblr.com/ lynch kingsley, for drone...
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Topics: ambient, dark ambient, post-rock, experimental, electronic, classical
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by ZMG
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ZMG debuts on Webbed Hand with an album of industrial dark ambient suitable for a horror movie. About the album: A descent through the cracks of the end of the world,the cry of souls trapped between the weight of a sky full of sulphur and lead that falls down on earth, not leaving a single ray of light cross the membrane of a dying sun. About ZMG: ZMG is a contemporary composer of incidental music for films and videogames, who based his career in genres of terror, horror, suspense and impact....
Topics: dark ambient, soundtrack, soundscape, ambient, industrial
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by Kecap Tuyul
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Fans of both ambient and the Fahey-esque primitive sound will appreciate these all-acoustic soundscapes by Kecap Tuyul. This solo album of Kecap Tuyul is his first completely acoustic one. It was mostly improvised and recorded during the last week of the rainy month of April 2012, but some tracks are based on old steel-strings guitar improvisations that were recorded between 2009 and 2010 and were supposed to be used in his band Pura Sombar (until being forgotten, found again and overdubbed...)...
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Topics: ambient, experimental, improvisation, primitive, guitar, acoustic, Kecap Tuyul
Webbed Hand
by C.P. McDill
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About: Tree Helicopter is a recording project of C.P. McDill, and is considered a sub-project of Saluki Regicide, also available on Webbed Hand. "A Full Empty is a dark ambient long-form piece inspired by the Science Fiction novel Roadside Picnic , by Russian authors Arkady and Boris Strugatsky, as well as by the film Stalker by Andrei Tarkovsky, which was based on the novel. The story is set years after an event known as the Visitation, revealed to have been a very brief stop on Earth by...
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Topics: experimental, long-form, soundscape, ambient, dark ambient, drone, Tree Helicopter
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by Mystified
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Mystified brings his 10 years on Webbed Hand full circle, revisiting his first album here, reshaping it to illustrate the evolution of his style. About the album: "It's been 10 years since Chris McDill first allowed me to appear on his premium netlabel, Webbed Hand Records." "Hundreds of releases later, Webbed Hand has maintained a consistent quality and aesthetic. It is different from other netlabels-- those who have listened will understand." "Since I have been asked...
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Topics: ambient, dark ambient, drone, remix, soundscape, Mystified, Thomas Park
Webbed Hand
by snowman lost his head
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A new conceptual work by snowman lost his head unfolds as a collection of abstract experimental compositions. About the album: "yoi ryoko wo" (Journey) is the new album from snowman lost his head, the musical project of Alan Florit from Menorca Island. This time slhh made a album with more experimental sounds, with sparse melodies and structures. "yoi ryoko wo" is a musical tale about a person stranded on an island with a mysterious lighthouse. The album narrates the journey...
Topics: abstract, conceptual, experimental, instrumental, snowman lost his head
Webbed Hand
by Rafael Flores & Mystified
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Masterful abstract paintings in sound, wrought through the collaborative brilliance of Raphael Flores and mystified (aka Thomas Park). A transatlantic masterpiece of shared samples and creative accord. Each sent a selection of recordings to the other for mixing, and the results are here for you to enjoy. Rafael Flores hails from Andújar, Spain. Under his own name, and also as "Commando Bruno" he has appeared on many solo albums as well as compilations since 1981. A veteran of...
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Topics: Electroacoustic, Microsound, Glitch, Ambient, Drones, Soundscape
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by melophobia
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The return of melophobia to the Rain series, with a long-form work crafted from processed samples and vinyl records. About the album: See also melophobia's Rain 1 (wh155) Recorded, Produced, Mixed & Mastered by melophobia Location: Greece, 16/02/13 Sound: Vinyl Records, Samples, Filters Website: http://melophobia-gr.blogspot.gr/ Rain is a series of conceptual tracks produced for Webbed Hand Records. Each "Rain" is a CD-length ambient recording ideal for quiet listening while...
Topics: drone, long-form, soundscape, ambient, meditative, Rain, Melophobia
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by C.P. McDill
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Number III from SR, for Webbed Hand's "Rain" series of ambient concept albums. Psychedelic, synaesthetic, it puts your mind in a very strange place. Play this while you sleep. This is a single CD-length (approx 74 minutes) track. Rain is a series of conceptual CDs produced under the auspices of Webbed Hand Records. Each "Rain" is a CD-length ambient recording ideal for listening to while relaxing, working, or socializing. Rain albums are intended to be played at low volume,...
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Topics: New Age, Sound Art, Dark Ambient, Soundscape, Dreamworking
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by Nigul
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A darkly ambient-drone work suggestive of stormy skies in the crepuscular gloom, the first in a trilogy of Rain albums by Barcelona-based Nigul. Nigul is a project of Jaume Muntsant of Barcelona. He has previously released work on numerous other netlabels, and has created his own, inoQuo. In addition to netlabel works, he has performed live in festivals and concert venues, and has a radio show dedicated to ambient and experimental music (http://nuvoldefum.blogspot.com.es/) Nigul's Bandcamp...
Topics: drone, long-form, soundscape, ambient, meditative, Rain, Nigul
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Webbed Hand Records presents a selection of tracks by Webbed Hand artists regularly featured in streaming audio on Darkdrone Radio, a netstation which showcases the best of ambient, drone, and experimental recordings. From the first few months of Webbed Hand's existence as a netlabel, Darkdrone Radio has recognized its potential as a source of excellent sounds. Darkdrone has regularly featured works by Webbed Hand artists in its rotation, right in there alongside more prominent artists such as...
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Topics: Electronic, IDM, Minimal-Dub, Meditative, Electroacoustic, Ambient, Drones, Dark Ambient, Drone...
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by C.P. McDill
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Purr is a 76 minute ambient track intended to be played at low volume as background ambience, preferably as you go to sleep. It generates a warm and cozy feeling, like having a cat purring next to your head. With a high fidelity stereo system possessing good bass response, some of the infrasonic qualities will come through, thus adding to the trancey and hypnotic effect of the work. It is my feeling, based on some study of infrasound, that what one hears as a cat's purr is only part of the...
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Topics: Easy Listening, Meditative, Minimalism, Laidback Electronica, Dreamworking
Webbed Hand
by Heath Yonaites, K.M. Krebs
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What more need I say? Heath Yonaites and K.M. Krebs, both figures who loom large and formidable in the field of imaginative/speculative sound art, have collaborated on an album. Ideal for headphones, or if you are blessed with a really great speaker setup, an environment you could immerse yourself in and swim around. In this collaboration, each provided the other with the raw materials to mix into finish tracks. Credits: [text below written by Heath Yonaites] wherever my feet take me, cracks in...
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Topics: Electronic, Electroacoustic, Microsound, Sound Art, Abstract, Dark Ambient, musique concrete
Webbed Hand
by Marco Lucchi
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Mater Natura is Marco Lucchi's digital rendering of "Stabat Mater" by Estonian composer Arvo Part, a sombre meditation on current events. "una preghiera pagana "One must prepare a comfortable seat with several cushions and embroidered covers, from all that is found in the house, like one who prepares a canopy for a bride. For the Shabbat is a queen and a bride. This is why the masters of the Mishna used to go out on the eve of Shabbat to receive her on the road, and used to...
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Topics: Marco Lucchi, Arvo Part, experimental, minimalist, contemporary classical, modern composition,...
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by Mystified
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Resonant atmospherics and sultry droning themes drift on a wind of gusting low-end breezes. Thomas Park, aka Mystified, continues to bless Webbed Hand with his high-quality creations. Personnel: Recorded and Produced by Thomas Park. Additional Credit: "Thanks to Chris Phinney of Mental Anguish for his great drone sound". The restless experimentation and creativity of Mystified has resulted in many popular releases on Webbed Hand and many other labels. Visit his home page to get...
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Topics: Ambient, Meditative, Electroacoustic, Minimalism, Drones, Soundscape, Dreamworking
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by Eccentrum
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Eccentrum returns to Webbed Hand with a contribution to our Rain series, a soundscape of slowly shifting drones. "Listening to the rain in solitude can be a calming experience and a chance to clear one's mind, even though the clouds might seem ominous. The album was created for the purpose of invoking such a state of mind, serving as a background for contemplation. It can accompany looking at star-lit skies or foggy landscapes - or just resting with one's eyes closed." --Eccentrum...
Topics: drone, long-form, soundscape, ambient, meditative, Rain, Eccentrum
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by C.P. McDill
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The Webbed Hand "Rain" series in now graced by a contribution from Djinnestan. Much like the shorter works of Djinnestan, this 74-minute piece is subtle and enchanted. As if in a dream you find yourself strolling in a fairytale forest, dark and misty, peopled by the figments of childhood imaginings. This album is ideal for meditation, trance-work, and quiet activities. It is recommended that you play it at low volume, as it is meant to be listened to peripherally, not directly....
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Topics: Ambient, Easy Listening, Meditative, Minimalism, Sound Art, Abstract, Drones, Soundscape,...
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by Scott Lawlor
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A second soothing contribution to the "Rain" series, by ambient artist Scott Lawlor, host of Stillstream's Blind Flight program. About the album: "In writing Rain 2, I used virtually the same setup that I used on the original Rain album, the Ensoniq TS12, the IPhone for recording, where I recorded a pentatonic ambient soundscape which was manipulated with PaulStretch. I then added the sound of snow falling which I recorded in my garage on Christmas day of 2012 and to add a sense...
Topics: drone, long-form, soundscape, ambient, meditative, Rain, Scott Lawlor
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by Tribe of Astronauts
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The inscrutable Tribe of Astronauts is a collective of varying number. Little can be known about the Tribe of Astronauts because they hide behind digital masks. Percolations may or may not be the first Tribe of Astronauts release, because they eschew the idea of chronology. However, this much is known about them: they care about you. They like you and want to enrich you with sounds. This unusual experimental work is a group of blended variations on a simple structure and limited set of tones...
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Topics: Electronic, Experimental, Minimalism, Aleatoric, Abstract
Webbed Hand
by C.P. McDill
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A 74-minute hallucination, warm as a crackling fire, and casting many peculiar shadows. The Webbed Hand Records "Rain" series is graced by a second contribution from Saluki Regicide. Rain is a series of conceptual CDs produced under the auspices of Webbed Hand Records. Each "Rain" is a CD-length ambient recording ideal for listening to while relaxing, working, or socializing. This should be played at a low volume, for best effect, preferably as background ambience as you are...
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Topics: Meditative, Sound Art, Dark Ambient, Soundscape, Dreamworking
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by The Nikki Grace Experience
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The Nikki Grace Experience bids a graceful farewell to Webbed Hand with this short album of experimental compositions. About the album: "thanks to: C.P.McDill for unendless help, the dead puppet orchestra, rona pugach for all her help and transcendence! Thank you all for hearing-nikki grace- on webbedhandrecords, i'll follow a new way with this project, if you want you can reach and ask me for news under: https://www.facebook.com/marko.hupel all who loves my music a big thanxx, i'm happy...
Topics: ambient, dark ambient, post-rock, experimental, electronic, classical
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by C.P. McDill
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Our first compilation for 2008 presents a facet of ambient music that is often overlooked in favor of the more electronic or synthesized soundscapes. Here we have an eclectic collection of works featuring a broad variety string instruments, usually but not always treated to effects. In the artist credits below we've provided information about the instruments used, and you can see they range from the familiar to the exotic. This compilation is divided into two parts, each with accompanying...
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Topics: ambient, string instruments, guitar, soundscape
Webbed Hand
by Louie & The Ocean
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Louie & The Ocean returns with a full-length album of sunny downtempo ambience. About: "Ethereal soundscapes, pop melodies and IDM & downtempo beats will make you love this journey through the ocean." Name: Louie & The Ocean Album: Insubstantial Year: 2012 Genre: Ambient Pop/IDM http://www.facebook.com/louieandtheocean http://soundcloud.com/louieandtheocean Track List: 01. Uncontrolled Calm [04:19] 02. The Burden [05:36] 03. L'Empire des Lumieres [05:34] 04. Drowning...
Topics: ambient, ambient electronica, downtempo, minimal, idm, electronica
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by The Nature of Light
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The Nature of Light returns to Webbed Hand with this remarkable new album of orchestral ambient soundscapes. Put on some headphones, close your eyes, and listen to a movie unfold in your mind. Written, Recorded and Produced by: The Nature of Light Mastered by R. Terwilliger Date: Febuary 2008 Recorded at: The Cabin myspace.com/thenatureoflight http://tnol.metafex.net Track Listing: 01 Alien Windstorm 02 Reacquainting with an Old Soul 03 Time Stands Still 04 Ocean Deep Eyes 05 Swimming with the...
Topics: ambient, soundscape, soundtrack, orchestral ambient, dark ambient
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by Jack Hertz
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Submerged chimes, rolling thunder and rain sounds blend into an expansive synthesizer soundscape in this long-form work by Jack Hertz. About the album: "The music was inspired by the monsoon forests and savannas of Bali Barat Park in West Bali. Thinking about the sounds of storms and gamelan. Gave me some ideas to fit the long metallic drones of gongs and bells with thunder and rain. The album was composed with the FM8 synthesizer, Audacity recorder, and Creative Commons sounds from...
Topics: drone, long-form, soundscape, ambient, meditative, Jack Hertz
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by Kirill Platonkin
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Kirill Platonkin's first release for Webbed Hand is a trio of shimmery drone-ambient blended with field recordings. About the Album: "The idea of creating this album is based on a conclusion, that a Human Being with his consciousness, is a very complicated psychic system, representing a Transfigurator. The point is, that everyday we get a lot of information: positive or negative impressions, news, observations, reflections and so on. Units of information are numerous, and in certain...
Topics: ambient, dark ambient, drone, phonography, Kirill Platonkin
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"we have walked behind skies and danced about architecture" is a 47-minute expansion of a track from the mayfairgrin album Azulene . A richly detailed work which takes the listener on a tour of myriad architectures of sound. A tour of many changes and wonders, it captivates the listener's rapt attention through its entire length. Tempos, textures and energies segue into something ever new before our delighted ears, and we soon find ourselves walking behind skies and dancing to...
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Topics: Electronic, Noise, Post-Rock, Ambient, Shoegazer
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by Exoxen
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Yellowstone is the third Exoxen release on Webbed Hand, and represents a further evolution of the sound of this enigmatic group. Mingling high production standards with gritty lo-fi recording techniques, the result is a body of work that defies easy categorization. It cuts across many genres, containing elements of 60s/70s psychedelic, garage rock, Beefheart, metal, industrial, electronica, all in a mind-bending stew. Personnel: Fly Daniel Kenyon Jeremy Wright Produced by: Daniel McDill Track...
Topic: psychedelic, metal, progressive, rock, electronica, vocal
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A collaborative effort, these fascinating drone-ambient works are made with trombone and processed guitar. "Ghostbone was recorded in late Winter of 2011 by French guitarist The Ghost Between The Strings and American trombonist Mystified. No synths were used. Only acoustic sources are in this release. Some sounds were processed before mixed, and a random function in the processing tool was heavily used, to add chance to the palette of tools on board. Mystified would like to add that these...
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Topics: ambient, dark ambient, drone, ambient drone, organic drone, collaboration, mystified
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Straight-ahead, catchy, dark electronica. Good headphone music (like everything else we offer, actually). This project is a spinoff from Rolling Calf Sinfonette, with oblique and obscure sci-fi and conspiracy references sprinkled throughout. Thank you for listening to this Webbed Hand Records release. Please visit the WHR homepage to explore our complete catalog of experimental and ambient recordings. All of our music is free to download, but we'd be very grateful if you could make a small...
Topics: Darkwave, Electronic, Industrial, Electropop
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International ensemble/collective o.e.s. brings a multitude of interpretations to a composition by the eccentric avant-garde composer, Moondog. "Moondogging" is the hommage that o.e.s. pays to the legendary figure of Moondog. o.e.s. worked on a song of his titled "Lovesong" that has a twin in an instrumental track titled "Fujiyama". The song sings a story that is similar to the one of Tristan and Iseult or of Romeo and Juliet. a very tragic love story. Some members...
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Topics: experimental, neoclassical, avant-garde, electronic, jazz
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by Eccentrum
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Quiet and melancholic soundscapes inspired by a documentary about Japan's âsuicide forest." About the album: "The Aokigahara forest, also known as Sea of Trees, lies to the northwest of Mount Fuji in Japan. Internationally, this quiet place is known as one of the most popular suicide spots in Japan - supposedly popularized by a novel called Tower of Waves. Signs urging suicidal people to change their mind are located in various locations, written in both English and Japanese, and...
Topics: ambient, dark ambient, drone, soundscape, Eccentrum
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by Nasienie
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Nasienie returns with an EP of finely produced ambient soundscapes. Despite its brevity, this trio of ambient compositions seems to expand the experience of time itself. "'Land and Sea' used a sample of "Land and Sea" by Halkyn. This one talking about some free folk. 'Insomnia' inspired by an original "Insomnia" movie (1997) and Robin Rimbaud aka Scanner. Pure ambient. 'Old Enough To Know Better' - kind of abstract hop, I guess." -- Nasienie Russia, 2010. Artwork...
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Topics: dark ambient, soundtrack, soundscape, ambient, drone
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by Materia Confusa
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Webbed Hand's first release of 2010 is the esoterically-themed experimental works by Materia Confusa. Rich textures and layers of sound convey impressions of the unseen workings of spaces beyond. "Musica Universalis" is two works of otherworldly Musique Concrete. The title track is based on the concept of Music of the Spheres and is composed primarily of sounds generated by astronomical objects. The "maddening beating of vile drums and the thin monotonous whine of accursed...
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Topics: ambient, musique concrete, experimental, soundscape
Webbed Hand
by Mystified
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Mystified pays tribute to the roots of dub and reveals the connection it has to ambient and experimental music. "Deputy In Dub is an experiment in deconstructing elements of dub music. The result combines ambient, drone, and dub into a new synergy". -- T. Park Credits: Thomas Park (Mystified) - recording & production. visit mystifiedmusic.com Cover art by C.P. McDill Track List: 01 Plate 1 [03:07] 02 Plate 2 [03:06] 03 Plate 3 [03:06] Visit Webbed Hand
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Topics: Mystified, ambient, dub, rhythmic, instrumental, experimental, sound art
Webbed Hand
by RMSS Systems Inc.
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A dark ambient guitar sound unites these collaborative recordings between RMSS Systems Inc. and friends. About the album: Live Volume is 6 live-recorded dark ambient track compilation: specially prepared by different project friend musicians gathered together. 1/Anarytmiczny Sinus Ale Noisemalistick Silnik B: Profili was recorded at October-November, 2011 for famous past date in world calendar (never before and never after) 11.11.11. 2/Trotskyism_titles#2 (music for film) was recorded at...
Topics: Live, Dark Ambient, Experimental, Noise, RMSS Systems Inc.
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by Tribe of Astronauts
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Tribe of Astronauts' Rain 3 is a symphony in drone, recorded on a very windy day. The listener is transported in a place of wide and profound resonance. Rain is a series of conceptual CDs produced under the auspices of Webbed Hand Records. Each Rain is a CD-length ambient recording ideal for listening to while relaxing, working, or socializing. Typically the recordings in this series are minimalistic soundscapes, with motifs played out cyclically and repetitively, rather than progressively, in...
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Topics: drones, soundscape, ambient, long-form, meditative, trance
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by Louie & The Ocean
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Very relaxed downtempo ambient electronica to enjoy as Spring turns to Summer, compliments of Louie & The Ocean. About: "Louie & The Ocean is the solo project of a French boy who enjoys staring at clouds all day long and this is the music that emerges from it. A bit of ethereal sounds, some dark soundscapes and lots of insomnia made up this E.P in 3 months." -- Louis D. You can also find 2 more songs on these websites: http://www.soundcloud.com/louieandtheocean &...
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Topics: ambient, ambient electronica, downtempo, minimal, Louie & The Ocean
Webbed Hand
by C.P. McDill
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Here's another Sci-Fi themed album by Akashic Crow's Nest. This time the concept centers on the experiences of a miner/prospector in a remote and hostile off-world mining colony. The sound: strong droney ambient soundscapes, a little more intense that in The Void Captain's Tale (wh015). Tracklist: 01 Prospecting Drone 02 Subterranean Windstorm 03 Orbital Ecology Probe 04 Asteroid Grinder 05 Antagonistic Fauna 06 Refining Ore Personnel: C.P. McDill, Synthesis and Manipulation Thank you for...
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Topics: Ambient, Electronic, Drones, Soundscape, Algorithmic, Electro-organic
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Saluki Regicide returns to Webbed Hand with a long-awaited sequel to "Mirage Emigrants" [wh012] -- an album full of atmospheric sound textures and evocative samples. More work from a recording project described as "haunted head music to disturb your inner child." Saluki Regicide was the first major project of C.P. McDill and he still considers it his primary one. It was originally most active 2003-04, then sporadically thereafter, usually in the form of collaborations and...
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Topics: ambient, soundscape, dark ambient, drone, experimental
Webbed Hand
by Christian Fiesel
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Experimental musician Christian Fiesel debuts on the Rain series with a work inspired by heavy storms in his North German home town. About the album: "It's about those heavy rain in my hometown up north. After thunderstrikes, the birds and all of natures sound return. And rain continued. It followed me through my sleep. Voices came out of it, when I did my treatments, and the longer I reworked it with some electronics, it seemed to me, rain has its own voice, accompanied by my old analogue...
Topics: drone, long-form, soundscape, ambient, meditative, Rain, Christian Fiesel
Webbed Hand
by C.P. McDill
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Distant drums in a drizzly jungle, night and mist inhibit seeking, so you sleep. Rain is a series of conceptual CDs produced under the auspices of Webbed Hand Records. Each Rain is a CD-length ambient recording ideal for listening to while relaxing, working, or socializing. This release is Rolling Calf Sinfonette's first trancey contribution to the Webbed Hand "Rain" project. A 74-minute rhythmic massage, dreamy and evocative of distant drums beneath a drizzly forest canopy. Thank you...
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Topics: Meditative, New Age, Sound Art, Laidback Electronica, Soundscape, Dreamworking
Webbed Hand
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"Le joli coeur" is a large and growing work by various artists under the collective name orchestra eclettica e sincretista , which builds a diverse collection of variations on a very simple theme, just a few piano chords. This release comprises volumes 1 to 3. The international collaboration of talents was organized by Marco Lucchi of Italy. Here is what Marco Lucchi has written about the project: "le joli coeur" is the first project compiled by o.e.s. (orchestra eclettica e...
Topics: minimalism, ambient, experimental, collaborative, avant-garde
Webbed Hand
by mayfairgrin
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The title of Pelicagnosis is no empty play on words. These four tracks do venture quite some distance into the realm of gnosis. Here is a blend of ambient sounds with addition of guitar, vocals, and other instruments, resulting in a feast for the ears. A look at the credits for each track will show you that this isn't a weekend warrior laptop production. This thing is big, and there's a depth and devotion being expressed here that merits a deep and devoted listening. mayfairgrin is part of the...
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Topics: Acoustic, Alternative, Ambient, Electroacoustic, Spirituality
Webbed Hand
by mayfairgrin
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mayfairgrin 's Spider & the Moon is a 31-minute composition which carries the listener on a textural tour through a varied soundscape. The strength of this work is the skillful use of processed acoustic instruments (djembe, bowed guitar, environmental sounds) woven into a richly illustrative tapestry that engages the mind without overstimulating it. Here sounds happen in washes and highlights, like some kind of impressionistic watercolor painting. It is simultaneously dark and uplifing....
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Topics: Ambient, Electroacoustic, Microsound, Drones, Soundscape, Electro-organic, Dreamworking, musique...
Webbed Hand
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This imaginary soundtrack to a sci-fi space odyssey is a synaesthetic sound gallery in the drone/ambient tradition. Inspired by Jules Verne, Norman Spinrad, and 70s synthesizer concept albums, it's a compelling and surprising CD. Thank you for listening to this Webbed Hand Records release. Please visit the WHR homepage to explore our complete catalog of experimental and ambient recordings. All of our music is free to download, but we'd be very grateful if you could make a small donation (via...
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Topics: Easy Listening, Electronic, Space, Sound Art
Webbed Hand
by The Nature of Light
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Webbed Hand Records welcomes in 2008 by welcoming a new artist to the label. A Lullaby for Madisen is the first album on Webbed Hand for The Nature of Light. This set of recordings is a soothing ambient journey made up of electronic, electroacoustic, and field recorded elements, blended nicely into a continuous flow. "An ambient journey through water and waves, Air and Space. A lullaby written for a dear friend, who holds more than a special place in my heart." -- The Artist. Recorded...
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Webbed Hand
by Alceste
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This debut album by Alceste features a complex and melancholic blend of dark ambient and melodic elements, illustrating the arc of a fateful relationship. Alceste :: For "The short hand is the story of loving someone, and fighting to keep them...at your own expense. The process that I held in my mind while composing the album was a year and a half battle with a woman I loved terribly...that was addicted to methadone. It took priority in her life, above herself, her job and me. I fought to...
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Topics: ambient, dark ambient, melodic dark ambient
Webbed Hand
by Cult of the Hidden Nerve
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"Cult Of The Hidden Nerve, known for their music driven, electronic revelations, have delivered something different to their previous albums. Up until now, the music has been experimental and synthetic adventuring into the mind where music and psychology meet. This album, Part electronic ambience, part studio recorded band, has brought about a huge revelation in what music can be for Cult Of The Hidden Nerve, and something utterly different to the user. "I have not been experimenting...
Topics: experimental, ambient, electronica, IDM, avant-garde, conceptual
Webbed Hand
by Mister Vapor
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Mister Vapor approached his latest contribution to the Rain series by experimenting with processed sound collage. "Mister Vapor's 'Rain 2' is an experimental ambient drone track made using certain special samples, which were patterned into a collage, then stretched and mastered. It was made in part to fit the 'Rain' series motif of a minimal soundscape ideal for playing quietly in the background." Rain is a series of conceptual tracks produced for Webbed Hand Records. Each âRainâ is...
Topics: drone, long-form, soundscape, ambient, minimal, Mister Vapor
Webbed Hand
by mayfairgrin
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mayfairgrin's "This Delicate Confusion" is a well-crafted collection of dark, rhythmic electronica. "Originally 'This Delicate Confusion' was scheduled to be released on CD in late '06, but -unfortunately- was overshadowed by the completion and release of 'Memoirs From The Deep End' (http://www.cdbaby.com/cd/mayfairgrin1). TDC represents a stylistic metamorphasis from the industrial-inspired electronica compositions found on 'Excursions On A Hovercraft' to the darker, more...
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Topics: ambient, electronica, experimental, soundscape, drone, downtempo, IDM, mayfairgrin
Webbed Hand
by Mister Vapor
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Thomas Park's newest recording project, Mister Vapor, debuts on Webbed Hand with a contribution to the Rain collection of long-form ambient. Recorded & Produced by Thomas Park Cover Illustration - Geovoxic Thanks to Gwydi for the field recording of a rainstorm. Track Length: 00:59:50 Rain is a series of conceptual tracks produced for Webbed Hand Records. Each Rain is a CD-length ambient recording ideal for quiet listening while meditating, writing, or going to sleep. Typically the...
Topics: ambient, drone, soundscape, nature, dreamscape, melodic ambient, long-form
Webbed Hand
by Mister Vapor
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Thomas Park's Mister Vapor delivers three warm, shimmery ambient experiences for vaporous psychonautic submersion. Recorded & Produced by Thomas Park Cover Illustration - Geovoxic 01 Caverns on a Distant Planet (00:30:30) 02 Harmonic Field (00:06:30) 03 Static Tones (00:05:01) Mister Vapor is a new recording project by Thomas Park, also known as Mystified. This project focuses on hazy ambient sound sculptures.
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Topics: ambient, soundscape, long-form, space, drone
Webbed Hand
by Mark Hamn
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In "prefixes" the name of each track literally comes from prefixes of the english language, but don't let that mislead you. The prefixes only tell you a little about what to expect from each track. Under the surface there are tectonic movements, volcanism. This music has a geological vibe, whether by design or chance. This is high-quality sound art that really deserves close and repeated listenings to be best appreciated. ~~ This album was processed and recorded in Taranto (South...
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Topics: Avantgarde, Minimalism, Glitch, Dark Ambient, Soundscape, musique concrete
Webbed Hand
by Beyond Absence
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Beyond Absence returns of Webbed Hand with an album of meditative acoustic works influenced by jazz and ambient music. 01 Lightwatcher's Insomnia Suite I 02 Lightwatcher's Insomnia Suite II 03 Lightwatcher's Insomnia Suite III 04 Lightwatcher's Insomnia Suite IV 05 Still Awake 06 Gentle Man 07 Altar Boy 08 Standing Before Infinity 09 Saci-Pererê 10 Soundproof Lullaby 11 Ela 12 Glad at Last Beyond Absence is: Gustavo Caldas and Mauro Longordo Recorded at the Blue Shed Studio, Acton, MA, 2008...
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Webbed Hand
by Argumentum e Silentio
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Argumentum e Silentio combines instrumental compositions with samples and field recordings, with influences from ambient and soundtrack music. About the album: "then he slowly rising from his seat, with fingers black from willow's seed, and threw his fairytales in the street, left the tempting pastry-cooks, with very discontented looks." -- the artist a little artist bio: the idea of -argumentum e silentio- was born with my novel "quaint music - the alphabet theory" -- an...
Topics: ambient, downtempo, experimental, electronic, instrumental, Argumentum e Silentio
Webbed Hand
by Gustavo Caldas
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Familiar to fans of Beyond Absence, Gustavo Caldas brings his first solo work to Webbed Hand, an album of ambient piano jazz. About the album: Gustavo Caldas, a professionally trained musician, creates music to reach the heart of the listener. His previous albums as a member of the duo Beyond Absence, are: Rarified Complacency Heritage Mood Report Gustavo Caldas: Composer, performer, Recording & production Cover art by Gustavo Caldas Tracklist: 01 I-Out Of Sight (short message from Thomas...
Topics: ambient jazz, new age, ambient, piano music, Gustavo Caldas
Webbed Hand
by Simon Slator
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Simon Slator debuts on Webbed Hand with an expansive long-form ambient work based on one of his earlier compositions. About the Artist "Unofficially, I've been making music for almost twenty years. Officially, it's only been ten - and for seven of those, I was on hiatus. I started making music back in the days of Module Trackers - small pieces of software that played pitch-shifted samples from a grid that resembled a piano roll. With these amateur and antiquated tools, I tried making music...
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Topics: drone, long-form, soundscape, ambient, meditative, Rain, Simon Slator
Webbed Hand
by EugeneKha
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EugeneKha's first release on Webbed Hand is an album of dark ambient with an industrial, dystopian gravity. About: Recorded: 2009-2012 at White Art Studio, Moscow, Russia Remastered: 2014 All music, Instruments, Voices, Performance, Artworks and Producer by Evgenij V. Kharitonov (c) Evgenij V. Kharitonov, 2014 Genre: Electronic Style: Dark Ambient Playtime: 45:33 Artist Info: Evgenij V. Kharitonov performs, records and releases music as EugeneKha. Poet and Musician, Writer, Sound and visual...
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Topics: EugeneKha, Ambient, Drone, Dark Ambient, Electronica, Experimental
Webbed Hand
by The Ghost Between The Strings
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The signature sound of tgbts is the use of heavily processed guitar to craft profound droning soundscapes. About the album: A selection of tracks recorded between 2009 and 2011 that were all more or less planned to be completed - but finally stayed in their first, raw state, with various flaws. This is TGBTS' 2nd "posthumous" album. As usual, using only guitars (often prepared, detuned, e-bowed...) and effects. About the artist: "One person project, creating experimental...
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Topics: dark ambient, drone, ambient, experimental, ghost ambient, dronescape, guitar ambient, tgbts
Webbed Hand
by Mystified
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Here is another fine long-form ambient composition by the prolific Mystified. Good for both headphone psychonautics or quiet low-volume ambience, this work is a subtle and shifting composition of echoing percussions across a windy landscape. Thank you for listening to this Webbed Hand Records release. Please visit the WHR homepage to explore our complete catalog of experimental and ambient recordings. All of our music is free to download, but we'd be very grateful if you could make a small...
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Topics: ambient, drone, experimental, long-form, dark ambient, soundscape
Webbed Hand
by Materia Confusa
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Materia Confusa returns to Webbed Hand with another pair of Musique Concrete compositions inspired, as the title implies, by the adventures that excited earlier generations of youth. "Tales of Adventure is comprised of two tracks, each its own unique tableau. Track one, Nautilus, finds its inspiration in the voyages of Captain Nemo and his vessel the Nautilus as told by Jules Verne. The second track, Deadeye, comes from the distinctive visions of the Wild West as seen through the lens of...
Topics: ambient, musique concrete, sound collage
Webbed Hand
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EXOXEN - Shiny Moon Water : Leftovers from the Betweens EXOXEN has spent over 15 years as a home-studio tape project among a group of friends. The sound of this group may best be described as a kind of twisted lo-fi psychedelic, mingling elements of rock, electronica, and noise, in a manner reminiscent of Chrome or Helios Creed. In 2004 Webbed Hand released the first collection of works from the EXOXEN archives to reach a wider audience, the intense " 1.0. " This new collection,...
Topics: psychedelic rock, rock, experimental, noise, lo-fi
Webbed Hand
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A long-form collaboration between Thomas Park (aka Mystified) and Stephen Philips (of Dark Duck Records). In the first of a series of such collaborations, Stephen Philips of Dark Duck Records decided to create a remix of Mystified's piece, "Fishery". He added environments, drones and other sounds and came up with a wonderful version of this piece he calls "Texture One". "Textures Two" and other works will appear on other netlabels. About the production: Recorded...
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Topics: Ambient, Abstract, Drones, Soundscape, Meditative Electronic
Webbed Hand
by Mystified
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Mystified's third Rain album is a bright, languid, minimalistic composition which conveys a sense of self-sufficient solitude. Piano keyboard notes and chords are plucked from space and reverberate lightly in the mind. Time and space fall into the lacunae between notes, and all that remains is you at peace. Rain 3 - 01:11:19 Recorded and produced by Thomas Park, January 2005. Cover image "Lights" by Thomas Park. Rain is a series of conceptual CDs produced under the auspices of Webbed...
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Topics: Ambient, Electronic, Meditative, Laidback Electronica, Dreamworking
Webbed Hand
by Beyond Absence
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wh117 Beyond Absence - Heritage Beyond Absence returns to Webbed Hand with Heritage, a collection of acoustical meditations influenced by jazz and other world music idioms. "When a bird sings, it does not sing for the advancement of music. But if somebody stops to listen, and is delighted, that is fine." --Alan Watts Beyond Absence is: Gustavo Caldas and Mauro Longordo Recorded at the Blue Shed Studio, Acton, MA, 2007 Original cover artwork by M. Longordo Visit their homepage: Beyond...
Topics: ambient, acoustic, catalog, releases, beyond absence, jazz
Webbed Hand
by C.P. McDill
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Ice Guild Kaiser's second Rain album combines nature sounds, gentle synth loops, string instruments and processed sounds, the sum of which is a meditative soundscape. Ice Guild Kaiser is a recording project of C.P. McDill, and is considered a side project of Saluki Regicide, also available on Webbed Hand. This track has as a foundation a lightly processed field recording, and is layered with strummed or finger-picked string instruments, abstract synthesizer loops, and other sounds processed...
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Topics: drone, long-form, soundscape, ambient, sound collage, Ice Guild Kaiser