Motionfield-Optical Flow
September 29, 2008, 9:33 pm
Filed under: Releases | Tags: , ,

Somnia is proud to present an album of delicate sensibilities, and subtle heart filled vistas. Written as a dedication to his two daughters, motionfield’s new album captures something wistful and nostalgic, like conversations from old friends overheard in dreams.

Continue reading



Balmorhea – Rivers Arms
September 29, 2008, 5:22 pm
Filed under: Reviews | Tags: , ,

Just occasionally it can be refreshing to take a step back from the world of instant messaging, chemically enhanced food and mass marketing. There is a certain solace to be found away from your television, your stereo or, dare I say it, your laptop. This belief brings me concisely to the music of Texan duo of Rob Lowe and Michael Muller, otherwise known as Balmorhea. Eschewing electrically enhanced equipment completely in favour of percussive and string instruments, Balmorhea engage in folk, classical and ambient styles to present fourteen moments of pure heartfelt emotion that have the ability to take the listener far away from their everyday life.

Continue reading



I Awake Live
September 29, 2008, 1:46 pm
Filed under: Artist Mixes | Tags: ,

I Awake Live at Aurora Festival 2008

Listen Here

Neo ambient producer Thomas Huttenlocher aka I Awake crafts his way through astral soundscapes and parallel lives, blending styles and flavours in search of the very moment. His music often combines celestial emotions, tribal rhythms and an ever present sense of adventure.

Continue reading



Anahata Interview
September 29, 2008, 12:36 pm
Filed under: Interviews | Tags:

“The Unmade Sound” is an impeccably produced album with hyper-intelligent melodic architectures. It is an ocean of perfect harmonics, taking listeners deep into melodies of dreamscape long forgotten”.
I guess that’s one way to sum up one of the most original albums to be released over the past 10 years.
We recently caught up with Matte to find out a little more about the man behind the Anahata project…

Continue reading