Free Music Friday: Steve Roach’s ‘Sigh Of Ages’

steve-roach-sigh-of-agesFree Music FridayProject Records has made synthesist Steve Roach’s Sigh of Ages available this weekend as a free download.

They describe Sigh of Ages as a ‘deeply self-reflective album exploring the terrain between melodic electronic/ambient and modern minimalism’.

The six pieces collected on the album reflect upon the passage of time.

You can preview Sigh of Ages below: Continue reading

Free Music Friday: Scanner’s ‘Phenol Time’

Free Music Friday: Scanner (Robin Rimbaud) shared this track, Phenol Time, as a free download, via SoundCloud.

In the track, Rimbaud explores the abstracted emotional quality of processed vocals, along with the sound of the recently introduced Kilpatrick Audio Phenol synthesizer.

Here’s what he has to say about the track: Continue reading

Free Music Friday: The Sonic Encounters Podcast

sonic-encounters-podcastFree Music Friday: The Sonic Encounters podcast features ‘soundscapes synthesized from sounds around us.’

With the Sonic Encounters podcast, synthesist Mark Mosher explores his experimental side Each episode features a soundscape that falls somewhere between ambient music and experimental electro-acoustic music.

In the most recent episode, Mosher credits the ground-breaking work of Louis and Bebe Barron on the film Forbidden Planet for inspiration. Continue reading

Free Music Friday: New Music From Robert Rich

Robert-Rich_Hiding-In-Daylight_EPMoog Music this week released a free EP of music by synthesist Robert Rich.

The EP, Hiding In Daylight, was created to commemorate the retirement of the Minimoog Voyager Rack Mount Edition (Voyager RME) analog synthesizer.

Hiding in Daylight is a 3-song EP, embedded below, of evolving soundscapes. Moog describes the EP as “a meditative exploration of organic analog sound, drawing on the rich tonal palette of the Minimoog Voyager RME.” Continue reading