Music Genre

Steven Vrancken – Existence – Solo Piano (Spotify)

“Lonely solo piano in -Existence- reveals something airy and vulnerable. Lively, intimate and noble nature. Ambient tone and soundscape intoxicated by the beauty that barely touches the strings. Sense of silence and appeasement.”

“Одинокое соло пиано в -Existence- нечто воздушное и такое ранимое. Живое, интимное и благородное естество. Опьянённая своей красотой едва касается струн. Эмбиентные тона и звуковой ландшафт. Идиллия. Тишина. Умиротворение.”

Artist shared few words with us behind his inspiration:

"Yup, all the craziness out there did also affect me in several ways. That's why I was a bit out of the loop with my regular music releases. But hey, I'm back :-) Here's a slower, solo piano version with a subtle ambient touch, similar to my editorial 'The Snails Teachings II'. I love to experiment with various melody versions - exploring moods. Peaceful, uplifting nothingness are the words that pop up in my mind for this one." Steven Vrancken

Young Collective – Begin Again (Spotify)

“ ‘Begin Again’ is the first track on the new album ‘Rest Repeat’ by ‘Young Collective’. A Native of Kansas City, Zane Callister, an experienced guitarist, guitarist, In response to the relentless pace of modern life. Zane has created a peaceful, relaxing, track to help the listener release the tension of the day & simply relax. Space Ambient, drone like in nature, ‘Begin Again’ will wash over you & help you to chill.”

This is the first track on Young Collective's new album, Rest. Repeat, which was written in response to the world's continued state of hurry. Begin Again is a great example of this as it delivers a peaceful and relaxing atmosphere for the listener to sink into, allowing them rest and calmness that is not always prevalent.

Young Collective

Kansas City native Zane Callister is no stranger to the music industry. Having toured for years as a guitarist, he now uses his musical prowess to create sonic landscapes both for himself and for others. In his solo project Young Collective, the music welcomes the listener into an ambient, dreamscape realm that is both limitless and ethereal. His music has also been placed alongside brands such as NASA, Nike, Coca-Cola, and Adidas. More recently, he has composed original scores for Vimeo Staff Picked short films, most notably Portrait of a Black Man, as well as having music featured in many Apple and Spotify playlists, including Today's Chill and Viral Top 50.

Tortusa, Svein Rikard Mathisen – Gå Nå (Spotify)

“The world around you fades like a watercolor on canvas when you are immersed in -Bre- album. The track -Ga Na- affects the listener's subconscious, hides its own warm sound waves and picks up his looking glass forever.”

“И мир вокруг вас замирает, словно акварель на холсте, когда вы погружаетесь в альбом -Bre-. Трек -Ga Na- воздействует на подсознание слушателя, укрывает его своими тёплыми звуковыми волнами и навсегда забирает в своё зазеркалье. ”

Ambient atmospheric song from my soloalbum out today. My music is downtempo, relaxing, electronic and acoustic. The album features musicians Arve Henriksen, Eivind Aarset, Erland Dahlen, Svein Rikard Mathisen, and more

Tortusa is a Norwegian ambient experimental producer. He frequently performs live in Norway, Germany and England. And has released 3 albums on Jazzland Recordings, one that was nominated for the Norwegian Grammy Award. Website:

Paul Cousins – Assemblage (Video)

“The experimental sounds give birth to new ideas, which end up conquering the hearts of most listeners. -Assemblage- explores the horizons of ambient music, which boldly uses analog synthesizer patterns converted into digital audio.”

“Экспериментальные жанры рождают новые идеи, которые по итогам покоряют сердца своих слушателей. -Assemblage- исследует горизонты эмбиента, в котором смело использует аналоговые синтезаторы преобразованные в цифровой звук. ”

Assemblage’ is a study of reconstructing analog formats in the digital realm. The track is composed of 36 individual 1/4″ tape loops created on a 1965 Akai reel-to-reel. The video is animated from 1000 frames of 35mm film, shot using a Lomokino camera. Physical editing was applied to both formats before digital reassembly. Sonic and visual artifacts have been preserved to highlight the process.

Track artwork by digital artist Signalstar

Paul Cousins is a producer & composer based in London. Recently featured in FACT magazine’s ‘Patch Notes’ series, he creates ambient soundscapes using analog synthesizers, samples & field recordings. In addition to producing for a diverse range of artists such as Muck Spreader, August Child & Night Games, his other studio credits include Luke Evans, FOURS and Makeup & Vanity Set.

Blue Crystal Star – She Will Linger When You Sleep (Spotify)

“What we usually dream, when we fall asleep? What worlds are drawn to rising images? The project -Blue Crystal Star- have the answers hidden in their single -She Will Linger When You Sleep-. Hot ambient patterns enriched with field recordings and piano echo.”

“Что снится нам, когда мы засыпаем? Какие миры рисуются в парящих образах? У проекта -Blue Crystal Star- есть ответы в их сингле -She Will Linger When You Sleep-. Горячие источники эмбиента, полевые записи и эхо пиано.”

Contemporary, droning ambient soundscape with some nice field recordings.

Blue Crystal Star, a retro electronic ambient project from a self -taught musician, vocalist, and producer from the San Francisco Bay Area. This project is inspired by the underground music of the 80's and 90's from record labels like 4AD and Projekt, and influenced by retro electronic composers like Tangerine Dream, Vangelis, and John Carpenter.

This project is also about forgotten retro hardware synths salvaged from local garage sales and keeping things simple with some tracks even featuring field recordings. However, No DAW or VSTi is used and just basic post production.

Magnetic Vines – Quiet Old Shipwreck (Spotify)

“Lo-fi acoustic sounds, echoing guitar strings with piano keys and a little trombone... all in thick ambient & drone layers of mist. In the output we have the lovely song -Quiet Old Shipwreck- by the magicians and sorcerers of the business -Magnetic Vines-.”

“Акустические звуки lo-fi, эхо гитарных струн и пиано, немного тромбона, всё это в густых слоях тумана из ambient & drone и на выходе мы имеем очаровательный трек -Quiet Old Shipwreck- от магов и чародеев своего дела -Magnetic Vines-.”

Layers of piano, acoustic guitar, and subtle synthesizers paint a serene portrait of an old shipwreck-- a meditation on loss and making peace with the past.

I Am Snow Angel – life breath (Spotify)

“The perfection of simplicity from "Life breath" directly at your speakers. So etherial and elusive Until you realize that it's over. Like water flowing slowly in a small pond carrying leaves to an unknown direction. Respect for that true artist!”

life breath is a textural, instrumental meditation on collective loss and rebirth. It is the second track on my forthcoming EP "elegy" (due out March 12, 2021). Fun additional fact: I am a sound designer for Ableton, the Germany-based electronic software/hardware company. I design midi instrument pre-sets for their digital audio workstation, Ableton Live. One of my recent creations is a midi pre-set in the "Drone Lab" sound pack (which was released alongside Ableton Live 11) called "lifebreath." I designed this drone-y sound as I was indulging in this instrumental meditation, and I wanted to share it with Ableton users and music creators around the world.

I AM SNOW ANGEL fuses digital and organic elements, creating a sound that is at once ethereal and earthy. The music is composed, performed, produced and engineered by recording artist and multi-instrumentalist Julie Kathryn. I AM SNOW ANGEL has been featured in MusicTech Magazine, TapeOp, American Songwriter, Magnetic Mag, Refinery 29, and many more for her “fluorescent beats and emotionally charged melodies” and “dedication to craft.” She is an imaginative and prolific producer, sound designer for Ableton, and co‐founder of Female Frequency, a musical collective dedicated to empowering women in the music industry. Her newest release, Elegy (due out March 12, 2021), is a creative meditation on our collective loss and rebirth.

Zachary Bruno – Emunah (Spotify)

“-Emunah- is pure neo-classical minimalism. With repeated and slightly varied patterns, developing an attitude that is perceived by the ear right away. -Emunah- is a way to express the author's personality and the freedom of being.”

“-Emunah- это чистый неоклассический минимализм, паттерны которой повторяются и незначительно варьируются, создавая нужный настрой и максимально легко воспринимаемой на слух. -Emunah- это способ выразить авторскую индивидуальность и свободу бытия.”

In August 2013, Zachary released his debut album, Before the Rain, which reached #37 on the New Age charts. Kathy Parsons, of called the collection of original solo piano pieces “amazing music and an extraordinary beginning to a very promising career in music.” After being introduced to piano lessons at age 6, music composition almost instantly caught Zachary’s interest. And it wasn’t long before he was attempting to scribble down melodies and riffs onto homemade staff-paper. While composition came naturally to Zach, it took the constant encouragement of family and friends to finally persuade him to record his first album of his original compositions. Finally, after over 4 years of practicing, composing, and putting the final touches on the pieces, Zachary released his debut album of 12 original piano solos out into the world. The album would be titled, Before the Rain (2013). It did not take long before he saw an interest for his music, and a year later, he released his second album, Dawn Light (2014), which was promptly nominated and awarded 2015 Album of the Year by Whisperings Solo Piano Radio (2016). Zachary is currently working on his third solo piano album scheduled for release in late fall of 2018.

Sun Rain – Zenith (Spotify)

“Contemplation of infinity, which is filled around our world. Feel like a bird flying over the water surface. Hear the vibration of the nearest land. Only you, your fantasies and new single -Zenith-, are diluting silence and its magnificence.”

“Созерцание бесконечности, которыми наполнен окружающий наш мир. Почувствуйте себя птицей пролетающей над водной гладью. Услышьте вибрацию ближайших берегов. Только вы, ваши фантазии и новый сингл -Zenith-, разбавляющий воцарившуюся тишину своим великолепием.”

Artist shared with us few words about this song"

"This track was created after a free form recording session with friend and cellist Raphael Weinroth-Browne. I recorded Raphael improvising for a couple hours in several different keys and styles and then compiled the recordings into a sample library. I then chopped and layered sections of the of the recordings to create a rich soundscape of strings and pads that float gently underneath bubbling arpeggios."

Based in Toronto, Ontario the music of Sun Rain is an opportunity for composer/producer Chad Skinner to explore the sounds of modern classical, ambient, and downtempo. The main focus for this project is to create thoughtful music conducive to feelings of contemplative stillness for the calmer moments that life has to offer.

Jaap Mol – Here To Love (Spotify)

“Ambient and neoclassical; the perfect union of two elements. This is the love of two hearts, sunsets and sunrises. Also the whisper of the morning dawn and the singing of the cicadas during evenings. -Here To Love- gives an unforgettable feeling.”

“Эмбиент и неоклассика - это идеальный союз двух стихий. Это любовь двух сердец, закаты и рассветы, шепот утреннего прибоя и пение цикад прохладными вечерами. -Here To Love- дарит незабываемое ощущение. ”

The fundament for this track was a rather hateful speech by one of our angry world leaders which I sampled an tried to turn into something beautiful. The result is this peaceful piano piece, which is essentially a loop, supplemented by drifitng synths, haunting cello’s and guitar. We can turn hate into beauty. Because we’re all together in this world and we’re here to love.

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