• Dream Tempest

    It is in the contrast between nostalgia and capacity of awe, between earthly and ethereal, where Dream Tempest's key to durability lies.

  • Sessions

    It was just a matter of time before Sequential Point and Die Stadt would cross their paths once more.

  • EarthShine

    This is an essential album to progressive trance fans.

  • Kings without a crown

    Kings without a crown

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

  • Twentythree

    Twentythree is an uneasy album: it needs the listener's contribution to be completed. If this is something good or not, is for each one to decide.

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.