• The sound of snow

    The sound of snow is a gemstone of freezing beauty, harsh like the winter where it came from.

  • Elemental

    Not every album has to look towards an uncertain or risky forward, but sometimes it is a good thing to look back.

  • Electronic Tour 5

    This Electronic Tour 5 is probably one of the better balanced entries in the series: from cinematic music to Berlin school, through disco, blues or space-music.

  • EarthShine

    This is an essential album to progressive trance fans.

  • Ex Machina

    Ex Machina is an intelligently calculated soundtrack.

Insight. A light in the darkness.

Insight's debut passes by in the blink of an eye, but at the same time it leaves a pleasant desire to listen to it again.

Electronica 1: The time machine

With Electronica, Jarre vindicates himself as pioneer of the electronic music.

Oxygene 7-13

Oxygene 7-13 can be considered the last classic Jarre work.

Kings without a crown

Synth-pop maintains a tradition of bands impossible to elude. After the rain joins that tradition.

The miraculous result of a casual encounter, beauty arised from bytes, sinusoidal waves, faltering rythms and distant voices.

Ex Machina is an intelligently calculated soundtrack.

Le dieu numérique

Ametsub playing the Mbira. Photo by Azusa Takada.

Akihiko Saitoh, best known as Ametsub, is a downtempo electronic musician based in Tokyo. His compositions have a very personal style, characterized by the use of prepared piano melodies, layers of field recordings and ethereal backgrounds.

"Ambient Music must be able to accomodate many levels of listening attention without enforcing one in particular; it must be as ignorable as it is interesting." Brian Eno.

More interesting music of 2014

This is a selection of albums that attracted our attention, surprised or moved us. They are not all of them, but maybe they are useful as a gate to many others which are still out there.

Hacia Las Rocas Imantadas carries peace, calm, a vague feeling of daydream and measured movement.

Emptiness manage to clear preconceived ideas up about the music that may arrive from beyond the old courtain.

The Lab came ahead of time: with more than a decade in his back, Homodigitalis not only didn't grow old, but it is plenty contemporary.