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Solace Solace
Solace is a work created using sound analysis and re-synthesis techniques. The source materials are from the alto saxophone performance of Dr. Jan Berry Baker.

The idea of this project was to create a long-form ambient work that would be highly immersive and engaging for close listening but would also create an atmospheric quality at lower volume levels. The sound of the music is continuously renewed – there is no repetition of any sonic element or gesture throughout the ent...more
Play is the Supreme Bricoleur of Frail Transient Constructions Play is the Supreme Bricoleur of Frail Transient Constructions
These five works of acousmatic music are united under one theme – the actions of the bricoleur as the fashioning of dream images, myth, and meaning though playful intervention with disparate objects and things; the method itself poised somewhere between scientific and magical. Throwing together, making linkages and amalgams, working between being and becoming, structure and event – it is in the space between realization and concept where one finds art.

My work in elect...more
Folio - Volume Two Folio - Volume Two
The Folio series features various miscellaneous compositions that develop out of my general practice. These works are the result of explorations into the modeling of sounds and musical structures that typically result in more elaborated and concentrated works. In some ways they are sketches or compositional studies. Some of these experimental pieces, composed on an on-going basis, turn out to be more than mere exercises and are able to stand on their own as separate compositions. The Folio serie...more
Folio - Volume One Folio - Volume One
The Folio series features various miscellaneous compositions that develop out of my general practice. These works are the result of explorations into the modeling of sounds and musical structures that typically result in more elaborated and concentrated works. In some ways they are “sketches” or compositional studies. Some of these experimental pieces, composed on an on-going basis, turn out to be more than mere exercises and are able to stand on their own as separate composi...more
Orbital Lullaby Orbital Lullaby
"...beguiling sound montages that provide a highly transporting seventy five minute listening experience."

Poised somewhere between ambient music and avant-garde acousmatics, Orbital Lullaby presents an enveloping and mezmerizing sonic montage of over 75 minutes.  Highly immersive and hypnogogic listening from two acknowledged masters of sonic art.
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Elemental Elemental
Four electroacoustic works composed in 2009 and 2010. The disc features Out of the Vivid Air, Waters of Cabeus (A), Shinrin-yoku, and Embers.
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Vivid Air Vivid Air
Works for solo instrumentalists and electroacoustics including: the second published recording of Passage (2009), for clarinet and electroacoustics, performed by Tadej Kenig. Vivid Air (2010), is an elaborate work for solo percussionist and electroacoustics performed by Stuart Gerber. The Ninth Wave (2001), the award-winning work for 'cello and electroacoustics, is performed by Craig Hultgren. The recording also includes the electroacou...more
Drawing Voices Drawing Voices
Honestly, can a music concept get more interesting than Drawing Voices? We doubt it. But beyond its theoretical aims, the music contained is also awesome: as organic as it is electronic; mellow and minimal at times; with moments of obvious volume-push abrasiveness. This self-titled release is an appropriate stepping stone for the Double-H Noise family. And since it’s a new year—we at Hydra Head Industries enjoy congratulating ourselves—let’s say that said imprint is respo...more
Living Planet Living Planet
Ambient Shamanic Space music with a slight tribal/techno edge. Could be considered a sequel and companion disc for "Esoterica"

Electroambient Space review of "Living Planet":

Quick on the heels of Dan Pound's last release Esoterica comes Living Planet.

"Birth of a Planet" begins with primeval deep rumblings, though this soon gives way to flutes, synths, random electronic sounds and gentle percussion. The man...more
Four Pentagrams - Paeans - Granites Four Pentagrams - Paeans - Granites
Rudhyar’s music combines rich, Scriabinesque harmonies with a spontaneous, improvisatory quality reminiscent of Debussy. Commentary on Rudhyar’s music tends to emphasize harmony and chord construction to the relative neglect of melody and rhythm. The Pentagrams, however, feature long melodic lines that provide a sense of direction and context to the rich harmonies. These lines are expressive as well as structural, sometimes branching out into successions of short melodic motives. The...more
a/break machinations a/break machinations
a/break machinations fractures, re-sequences, and otherwise manipulates a single drum break, touching on several of electronic music's finest traditions, such as drum'n'bass, breakcore, trip-hop and jungle. Each new track sets the break in a new context, beginning with a cerebral drone and climaxing in a carnal outburst of pulse-pounding goodness.

ImDM is a series of projects dedicated to David Morneau's exploration of electronically produced, beat-based musics.
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Footsteps Footsteps
There is much we know, and do not know, about the past and the future...

As an avant-garde twenty-first century expression of electronic music, Footsteps departs from contemporary themes.  It is powerful, maybe even mesmerizing.  Look for colors, look for emotion, but don't look for melody. There isn't any.

Footsteps was composed and performed by Peggy Still Johnson.  Barry Richman: guitar - (The Big Bang) and Peggy Chatfield: flute (Creation).
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Delicate Balance Delicate Balance
This recording is comprised of compositions for clarinet and electronics created by composer friends with whom I’ve collaborated over the years. These works are intended to be calm, peaceful and tranquil, perhaps being suitable for relaxation and contemplation. At the same time, these are compositions of substance that will be satisfying for active listening as well - hence the title of the recording. The wide diversity of styles and compositional techn...more
Gold Flowers Bloom Mercury Petals Gold Flowers Bloom Mercury Petals
Gold Flowers Bloom Mercury Petals is comprised of 12 tracks which flow together like a concert suite, with subtle transitions between the main works.  Similar in style to the landmark releases The Silent Shore, Frontier and Blue Day, the album provides for highly immersive listening in the best tradition of classical ambient music. Serene, flowing, richly layered music of significant beauty and refinement.
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Mantra Mantra
Mantra is a long-form ambient work created using real-time performance techniques. At the base of the work is a specialized computer program for audio processing which treats vocal sounds as live input from a microphone. The singing is analyzed by the program and a real-time accompaniment is created spontaneously, based on the pitch and amplitude of the sung sounds - among other attributes. Resulting sounds are mixed together by the program and form the main structural aspect of th...more
Tracks Across the Universe - Volume One Tracks Across the Universe - Volume One
TRACKS ACROSS THE UNIVERSE - A Chronology of Ambient and Electronic Music by well known reviewer and music critic, Jim Brenholts, is an eclectic and highly insightful view into the artists and recordings of the ambient, new age and electronica genres. It fills an important niche in the available literature in that it covers some of the most innovative work in the field that, for whatever reason, has remained largely unknown to a wider audience.

A set of compact disc...more
Motets for Michelangelo Motets for Michelangelo
Motets for Michelangelo is conceived as a long-form ambient electroacoustic composition in eight sections and is intended for continuous playback at relatively low volume. Based on a field recording of wind in trees, forming the background sound structure for the composition, the work is a tribute to the late auteur Michelangelo Antonioni.
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Sidereal (Continuous) Sidereal (Continuous)
The incomprehensibly vast distances of intergalactic space are continuously permeated by a subtle auditory ambience of shifting drones, elegantly gestured events and unique rhythms. Radio astronomy and SETI (among other scientific discoveries) have confirmed and given voice to this splendid background noise whose origin and meaning is impossible to fathom.

This recording does not use any sounds of extraterrestrial origin, yet it does allude to the...more
Ghost Words Ghost Words
GHOST WORDS is a concert suite of electroacoustic music in four movements, originally composed for world premiere presentation at the SOUND Festival of New Music in Aberdeen, Scotland, on November 15, 2008. The concert premiere presented the work in multi-channel surround and this new studio recording is a stereo realization of the original concert mix.

Though abstract in character, there's nevertheless an openness a...more
Acousma (2CD Set) Acousma (2CD Set)
What does ‘acousma’ mean? It refers to a form of auditory hallucination, the sensation of hearing imaginary sounds. Robert Scott Thompson writes, “Sounds may become enchanted, imbued with enriched nuance, essentially changed and transformed ... A common thread which connects these works is the notion of illusion; whether borne of dreams, hallucinations, memories or the creative imagination. My goal in creating music of this type is to open a view into sound-worlds which are com...more
The Silent Shore The Silent Shore
Considered by many critics to be a "classic" in the modern ambient genre, The Silent Shore has received numerous published accolades. This disc is cherished by connoisseurs of the genre and is a landmark recording in the opus of Robert Scott Thompson. The Silent Shore has established Robert Scott Thompson as a leading figure in the ambient and electronic music scene and has been heard worldwide in broadcast. The disc is currently available in its original pa...more
At the Still Point of the Turning World At the Still Point of the Turning World
At the Still Point of the Turning World was originally released in early 2005 on the Hypnos Label.  Following in the trend of RST's other ambient recordings, this album presents a fine collection of superbly crafted minimalist ambient works.
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Sanctum Sanctum
Sanctum marks the 2nd release on EMF Media from composer Robert Scott Thompson. Again working in the field of electroacoustic music - much like his previous EMF CD ‘Acousma’ - Sanctum incorporates a diverse collection of raw sound sources edited, processed, re-synthesized and morphed into nine distinct tracks. Sound sources include crotales, metallics, vocal sounds and violoncello. With Sanctum, Robert Scott Thompson once...more
Poesis Athesis Poesis Athesis
Poesis Athesis marks the debut release on Lens Records from internationally acclaimed composer Robert Scott Thompson. Having originally worked together in the mid-80’s, Chi Kung Master Terrence Dunn (an admirer of Robert’s music) once again contacted Thompson to compose music for his current series of video releases. Thompson composed the music to work specifically with the pace, mood and dynamics of the Flying Phoenix form of Chi Kung. The collaboration eventually span...more
Frontier Frontier
The landmark follow-up CD to The Silent Shore, a recording considered by many to be a "classic" in the modern ambient genre. Frontier quickly became a favorite of critics and connoisseurs alike and further established Robert Scott Thompson as a leading figure in the ambient and electronic music scene. Limited supplies of this rare and hard to find CD are on hand at present and the disc is currently available in its original packaging as published by Oasis/Mi...more
On the Keyboard ~ Piano Works of Joji Yuasa On the Keyboard ~ Piano Works of Joji Yuasa
The first recording of the complete works for solo piano - packaged in a special slip cover case.

Among all the kinds of instruments, I am particularly fond of the piano. I have been fascinated with this instrument and especially by the sonority from its massive reverberant body.” - Joji Yuasa
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Frozen Light Frozen Light
"...powerful mindscapes of great depth and emergent beauty."

Frozen Light
is a new collection of four long-form ambient works from Robert Scott Thompson. Based in the style of abstract minimalism and comprised of drones, loops and sonorous events, Frozen Light extends the language of long-form classical ambient music. Intended as a means to provide a sonic tinting to the environment, Frozen Light...more
Wounded Breath Wounded Breath
Wounded Breath is a collection of five electroacoustic works by renowned Turkish composer Erdem Helvacioğlu. The works on this album each explore the capacities of sound design that is the hallmark of the current state of the art of electroacoustic music composition.

Helvacioğlu has received numerous international awards. His music has been performed at prestigious festivals and broadcast all around the world. He has collabo...more
Sapphire Sapphire
A long-form ambient composition, Sapphire is a work comprised of one long, developmental track of over 60 minutes. Similar to RST's other long-from ambient recordings, Siren (Ambient), Music for a Summer Evening, Manifold and Frozen LIght, Sapphire adds to an important sub-genre within ambient music. Peaceful and serene, the music on this album is comprised of piano sounds and is composed using musical stochastics.

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Blue Day Blue Day

Blue Day is one of the finest of Robert's ambient discs. Stylistically related to The Silent Shore and Fountainhead: Cloud Cover, this disc presents 8 tracks of innovative and rich ambient music in the "classical" tradition. The title track clocks-in at 25 minutes and provides a deeply immersive listening experience.

One of the basic tenets of classical ambient music is t...more

Fountainhead: Cloud Cover Fountainhead: Cloud Cover
CLOUD COVER is the debut of the ambient music project - FOUNTAINHEAD - the creative inspiration of well known ambient music composer Robert Scott Thompson. This recording, just under 70 minutes in duration, features a beautiful collection of nine tracks of classical ambient music. The title track is 18 minutes long and envelopes the listener in a floating, elegant, sonic reverie. Other tracks feature propulsive, yet subtle, percussion. A wonderfully balanced album which flows toget...more
The Strong Eye The Strong Eye
Robert Scott Thompson, an acknowledged leader in the field of computer music composition, has produced a the long-form work, THE STRONG EYE, conceived as a full-length developmental composition of nine distinct movements. This disc epitomizes "future music" with its novel timbres and fascinating sound complexes. It has become a favorite of sound samplers as a resource of new material. While the basis of this recording is the avant-garde side of contemporary classic...more
FEATURED RELEASES

Delicate Balance Delicate Balance
This recording is comprised of compositions for clarinet and electronics created by composer friends with whom I’ve collaborated...more
Four Pentagrams - Paeans - Granites Four Pentagrams - Paeans - Granites
Rudhyar’s music combines rich, Scriabinesque harmonies with a spontaneous, improvisatory quality reminiscent of Debussy. Commentary on Rudhyar’s music tends t...more
On the Keyboard ~ Piano Works of Joji Yuasa On the Keyboard ~ Piano Works of Joji Yuasa
The first recording of the complete works for solo piano - packaged in a special slip cover case.

Among all the kinds of instruments, I am partic...more
Frontier Frontier
The landmark follow-up CD to The Silent Shore, a recording considered by many to be a "classic" in the modern ambient genre. Frontiermore
Footsteps Footsteps
There is much we know, and do not know, about the past and the future...

As an avant-garde twenty-first century expression of electronic music, Footsteps d...more

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