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    just wanted to draw extra attention to his Yoga Mantra alias, only one album as far as I know but it's fantastic loooong form ambient (~30 minute tracks): https://avatarmusic.bandcamp.com/album/yoga-mantra
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    timeisart

    March 2021 Releases

    March 2021 Releases
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    Mindtraveller

    What are you listening now?

    I just discovered Klaada about a week ago and this blew me away :-) Very shpongleish. https://mindspringmusic.bandcamp.com/album/antipodes-of-the-self-conscious-mind
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    timeisart

    August 2021 Releases

    August 2021 Releases
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    timeisart

    July 2021 Releases

    July 2021 Releases
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    yiannis

    July 2021 Releases

    There are always releases I find interesting that I'm not aware of - and I'm not even talking about unknown artists. How do you do it? 👍
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    clone278

    July 2021 Releases

    Oarsome... thanks for preparing. Will check it out...................... 🙉
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    Explore the sounds of Earth, the energy pulse of ecosystems which ebb and flow. Kaiju Lounge brings together a mix that synthesizes the sounds of nature through ambient mixology. Tracklist Carbon Based Lifeforms - Silent Running 00:00 Solar Fields - Air Song 06:50 High Skies - Sounds of Earth 17:57 The KLF - 3 A.M. Somewhere Out of Beaumont 22:20 Ambientium - City Of Memories 30:50 Modern Crusader - Insomnia 38:47 Distant System - Electromagnetic Radiation 47:00 Bluetech - Falling In 53:25 Aes Dana - Aftermath # 06 57:38 Androcell - Neurosomatic Circuit 01:03:27 H.U.V.A. Network - Access To The Long Fields 01:10:00 Asura - Atlantis Child 01:13:40
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    Nordique

    macOS versions

    Lion OS 10.7.5! My old Mac Pro Tower (2006) still runs like a tank as long as I don't use the newest software or DAW's. It is a thing of beauty!
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    Hello psybient friends, Please let me know if you are someone who likes to use open source audio editor or operating system to work on your music. Personally, I like to use the Reaper software on a customized operating system (Arch Linux). In order to make Reaper function on the unix-like operating system, the Wine package is used to run the program and VST plugin. To route the sound output, jack audio is used in combination with wineasio, qjackctl, cadence, ALSA, etc. This allows me to have extremely low latency and full usage of the typical ASIO output including MIDI. By recompiling the Linux kernel using special patch, it is possible to reconfigure the scheduler optimizer for audio purposes (instead of default server configuration). This way, latency can be reduced further for real-time purposes. Now I have switched to this setup for almost a year already, it is the only setup I use now. It works very well and I am very satisfied with the level of audio control I get. Some of the newest VST plugins may not work, but most robust plugins designed in the past work excellently, 64bit or 32bit is your choice. If anyone is considering a setup on alternative OS like GNU-Linux or BSD, I highly recommend to do it! The time has already been ripe! Let me know your thoughts..
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    timeisart

    June 2021 Releases

    June 2021 Releases
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    timeisart

    May 2021 Releases

    May 2021 Releases
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    Had a listen to The Structure of Emotions, very well done. I'm not the biggest fan of droney ambient (though there are some times when it's just what I need) and this style of multidimensional ambient is much more to my liking.
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    timeisart

    April 2021 Releases

    April 2021 Releases
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    They are oldies, but I recc Pink Elln - Electronic Dreamplant, Spacetime Continuum - Sea Biscuit, and Bill Laswell - City Of Light (this last a collab with Tetsu Inoue and two members of Coil). All of them date to the 90's Golden Age of Ambient Electronica era. You might also like a later album: Mystical Sun - Volcanoes And U.F.O.'s
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    Depends what you're looking for. 2008's Back to Earth and their latest, 2017's Last Ship to Paradise, are downtempo and amazing imo. 2000's Crash & Burn! and 2001's In the Nude! are pretty eclectic, with all kinds of weird stuff, some loungy and accessible elements there, with ES's touch of course. 2007's De-Classified is a return to their techno roots with one of my favourite tracks of theirs, Tractor Beam, which is drum'n'bassy btw. Finally, 2016's double Dead Planet is split in half, uptempo and downtempo, and is simultaneously a kind of recap and an experiment. The downtempo side is very weird. YouTube is your friend. It's worth mentioning that SotG was the hardest album to get into for me too, and is still my least favourite.
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    Robonaut

    Origins of Psybient?

    Another hugely important album that I don't think has been mentioned yet is The Orb's Adventures Beyond the Ultraworld, particularly "A Huger Ever-Growing, Pulsating Brain..." (1991). While not psybient itself, it certainly seemed to bring an awareness of electronic chill-out music to people who previously didn't know the genre even existed (remember, this is pre-Internet, so you couldn't just stumble across this stuff on YouTube, LOL). Then in the early 90s you had what was called "ambient dub". Tracks like "Spectral" by Higher Intelligence Agency (1993) would almost certainly be classified as psybient if they came out today. A similar band is A Positive Life. Tracks like "Bathdub" (1994) sound very psybient to me. Another early psibient-ish band is Optic Eye. Tracks like "Wobbling in Space" and "Far Out Race", actually pretty much most of their Light Side of the Sun album (1994), sounds very psbientish.
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    excellent introduction for your music
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    How to Compose Ambient Psybient / Psychill Music let's gather useful information here
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    I think the problem with embedded players and Mixcloud has been resolved now but here is the link just in case.
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    timeisart

    February 2021 Releases

    February 2021 Releases
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    yiannis

    January 2021 Releases

    Thank you, always useful 🙂
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    welcome never to late to pursue music quest some more steps to reach OTT, but i like your ideas and instrumentation ! continue please
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    “Hi Everyone, it’s an honour to present my mix via Chill Space network. I have been collecting various sub-genres from psychedelic chillout universe since 2010. Today I would like to offer you a special tribute mix to one of my favorites labels - Merkaba Music. We explore the realms of mind expanding music, psychedelic grooves for body and soul. 01. Merkaba - Sky 00:00:00 02. Kalya Scintilla - The Unfurling 00:03:50 03. EMOG - Karmarama (feat. Beatfarmer) 00:09:31 04. Geometrae - Rainmaker 00:14:35 05. Tactyl - On stir la Band 180 (Feat Capric) 00:21:00 06. Kalya Scintilla - Scintillating Sands (Pathwey Remix) 00:25:35 07. JaguarTree - Into the Roots 00:29:25 08. Symbolico - I'm free 00:34:13 09. Symbolico - The answer 00:40:00 10. Tactyl - Buds & Mango 00:45:33 11. Tactyl - NoRulz 00:50:50 12. Electrowavez - Mariana Trench (Psychoz Remix) 00:55:24 13. ElectrowaveZ - The Last Pulse 01:01:43 14. Animatronix - INA TEK (Seamoon Rmx) 01:06:40 15. Mystral - Rune 01:14:55 16. SeaMoon - Archaic Mind 01:20:42 17. Merkaba - Solaris 01:28:33
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    I create this album in 5 months in my home studio. It spents 1 year on dusty shelves. Then i take a decision to finish it. So started to learning mix/mastering. And i learned in a half year and finish it. I was in very bad mood when i recording it. So the album includes very depressive sounds. Also a chill song in it named Kung Fu. And there is 1 Psytrance song named Ateş Çemberi. Its very good song i think but it needs a little bass boost. I did my best... The other songs are experimental and psybient genre. Infected Mushroom's Converting Vegeterian album impressed me to do that songs. Song named Ölümü Beklerken starts with an ambience strings. As it progresses, it speeds up a bit and adds a few arpeggios and then includes a downward fall. I spent most of my time to the song named Kayıtsız. It has very good mixing. Its an experimental song. Has some sad and agressive vibes. A good hybrid... Songs named Oğlum and Her Son Bir Başlangıçtır are very impressed from Infected Mushroom's Heavyweight song. If you like Heavyweight, you can be sure you will like Her Son Bir Başlangıçtır. It has the best composition in this album. Its meaning in english is "Every end is a beginning" Thank you guys, stay with music !
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    Artist: Paza Waska Album: Karmaşa Farkındalığı EP Type: Album Style tags: Psybient / Downtempo / Experimental / Psytrance Media type: WEB Year: 2020 Label: Records DK Length: 00:26:11 Official url: https://open.spotify.com/album/7BEMjWwNmZs0NXQzsEqbyj?si=btBSADaaRG-JIflUb0Jy3A Tracklist: 1. Oğlum (04:36) 2. Ölümü Beklerken (04:29) 3. Kayıtsız (02:39) 4. Kung Fu (05:20) 5. Ateş Çemberi (04:24) 6. Her Son Bir Başlangıçtır (04:44)
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    E-Mantra 15 Years of Music VOL II I started making music more then 20 years ago , but my first official release was in 2005, thats why this compilation have this name. I put together several unreleased tracks from the beginning of E-Mantra project and also a PRESENT for you all , a special short mix with several tracks from 1997-1999 . These tracks are the first made ,this was how i started to make music actually and you ll have the chance now to listen some of them https://e-mantra.bandcamp.com/album/e-mantra-15-years-of-music-vol-ii
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    First of all thank you so much! And I'm really glad you liked it. And it's on Spotify, here's the link: Priest album Spotify Thank you for activating the link as well. P.S. Sorry for the late response, really missed the notification somehow.
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    timeisart

    September 2020 Releases

    I don't mean to be a downer but is anyone else really disappointed with Solar Fields lately? He used to be my favorite artist but lately his sound is like a wannabe Explosions In The Sky post rock style, and it makes me really sad and longing for more Movements / Leaving Home / Blue Moon Station style tracks. but whatever at least he's still making music. Bluetech on the other hand is still killing it. loving the electro style on this new album
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    Hello Dude! I listened a lot of your tracks on soundcloud, is it really nice! You have some good ideas and you ato is really nice! So for you binari name track, its great. Well you played Hanpan, some glitches fx clean and your panning make all really great Bravo!
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    A brief history of psytrance culture & production. Podcast available on youtube +video footage: https://www.youtube.com/DJopensource Find my latest release on Spotify: https://open.spotify.com/artist/2gponzmhHF1GO3L7J4Ox9B My site: https://www.DJopensource.com
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    I think it doesn't matter which synth you choose for making psychill / psybient / downtempo. You can use mostly any synth for these styles. More important is the question what you want to do with your setup: Do you built up a studio environment or a live set? Do you need keys and direct parameter control? Do you want to use MIDI? What sound you plan to create with your hardware (drums, leads, Pads, bass, Arps, FX)? Do you need a mixer? Do you use external or internal FX? Do you use a sequencer? In these days its quite easy to find cheap hardware like Volca from Korg, Reface from Yamaha or Circuit from Novation. Just find out if you like the sound, usability and workflow of a synth and try it out. If money matters there are a lot of possibilities to buy used hardware and test it in your studio. If you don't like it you can sell it for the same price afterwards and buy something else instead. I hope this helps!
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    I'm using Renoise and it's available for Windows, Mac OS X and Linux Thought it's quite different than most of the DAW's out there but I love it. I've used trackers since 90's Fast Tracker 2 and I found it too hard to start learning some another DAW now. It would take too much time to learn everything... Old dog already! https://www.renoise.com/products/renoise
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    Abasio

    Origins of Psybient?

    I've always assumed it stemmed out of the habit of finishing a goatrance album with a downbeat track. Some artists like The Infinity Project just took it a bit further and made full albums. Sure there are lots of earlier influences but then there is for everything.
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    Hey OP - can you post an example of anything you are making (or, an example of a song that does this really well that you like) ? Some ideas for pads: - Are you layering stuff? A lot of great pad sounds are 2 or 3 or more pads layered (with one pad providing the low-mid warmth, another providing maybe the mid-range melodic component, and another providing the top-end shimmer). - What synths are you using/ are you only using synths? Stretched-out melodic sounds, especially reversed, drenched in reverb can make amazing, organic pads that no one has ever heard before. Synths like Omnisphere or Alchemy have lots of samples already for doing this, but you can just do it manually using warping in Ableton / Flex Time in Logic / etc. - You said you are EQing out the mid frequencies - which ones? I usually use pads to add extra warmth, movement, and depth into the mid frequencies. - EQ the left and the right channel differently! I like to boost and cut a few frequencies differently on left and right channels to increase width. Even better, slowly automate a different peak on each left/right channels. - Delay, chorus, reverb are all good for this, but can maybe sound bland if they are just used as static effects. Do you automate your reverb sends or chorus amounts? Some ideas: -- My favourite: I like to automate the reverb send up while automating a lo-pass filter down on the original pad. This will make it sound like it is moving farther away, giving a great sense of front-to-back depth. The reverse works well, too. Or with a hi-pass filter. -- Try a chorus with a very low rate but high intensity, automate the mix from 20% to 80% every 1/2/4 beats, then quickly back down. This will make it sound like it is "pumping" from centred to wide with each pulse of the beat. I like to combine this with regular side-chaining to a kick etc. -- Old trick: automate the delay send, and then send that delay to itself. Be careful because this might get loud, but if we do it carefully, we can make a pad (or any sound) turn into a completely different, ultra organic ambient soundscape of throbbing echoes. If you want width, use a stereo delay (or maybe a flanger/phaser on the delay channel). - Panning rather than widening... less is often more in production. If you make everything detuned and wide, your song doesn't sound wide - it sounds like stereo mud. Panning some sounds left and some sounds right - and especially automating the pan - is often way better than just making something wide. - Autopan plugins are great, but I like to automate the rate or width to keep them from sounding static. - Sometimes mono reverbs work really well for localizing a sound in the mix. I like to make sounds panned left, send it to a mono reverb channel, panned right. On its own, this isn't as impressive as a big wide wet delay. But in the mix, it is sometimes so much more spacious. We can do the same with delay - then maybe try automating the pan of that delay from right to left again. - Same philosophy, polyphony: too much polyphony can also make things unfocused, especially when working with bass/pads/atmospheres/multiple melodies. Sometimes I like to think like in jazz, where the bass can play the root note and the pads can play the 3rd/7th/9th etc. Leaves a lot of harmonic space for melodic instruments. - My other favourite: you need a microphone to do this, but even a cheap microphone is fine because we are trying to make weird sounds anyways right? Solo the pad you want, put the microphone somewhere in the room, maybe pointed at a wall away from the speakers, or even in the hallway, whatever... record 8 or 16 bars. Move the microphone around to a totally different spot, do it again. Then, pan one recording left and the other right. We should have a very wide sounding pad, with lots of room echoes and reflections making it organic and interesting. I have a million more ideas if this is helpful at all. Just remember - there is such a thing as too wide. 1 ultra-wide sound and 4 sounds swirling in automated panning will sound bigger and more spacious than 5 ultra-wide sounds.
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