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RARITIES
Thom Brennan - Beneath Clouds

Artist: Thom Brennan
P: 1996  

Dreamy evolving pads, bells and gentle sequences. Parts 1 and 2 are mainly an evolving sequence with layers of synth texture in the background. For Part 3 the sequences slow and fade to leave an evolving texture and gentle bells. Part 3 has an occasional high pitched tone that I found a little harsh at first, though this is obviously meant to be an integral part of the experience, and may not be obtrusive for others. Part 4 seems to sum up all that has gone before it with some earlier motifs reappearing. This is high quality ambient music.

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Thom Brennan - Mountains

Artist: Thom Brennan
P: 1987 / 1993

Thom Brennan paints a tapestry of sound that ebbs and flows to the harmony of the soul. Every chord strikes in the moments of credibility, in the perplexities of imagination. With Steve Roach in one track.

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Thom Brennan - The Path not Taken

Artist: Thom Brennan
P: 1995   
LTD 1000
Artwork By [Packaging], Photography [Cover Photos], Design – Stefano Gentile

Composed By, Performer, Recorded By – Thom Brennan
Mastered By [Digital], Producer, Effects, Electronics [Ambiance & Treatments] – Steve Roach

Composed, performed and recorded in fall of 1994. Digital mastering at the Timeroom, Tucson, AZ. A5 foldout folder. Hand-numbered limited edition of 1000 copies.

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Thomas Drach - Tanz der Gefühle

Artist: Thomas Drach
P: 1992
Harmonic New Age instrumentals for relaxation.

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Thomas Gruberski -Spacetime Adventures
Artist: Thomas Gruberski
P: 2000
Melodic tracks with a lot of rhythms in the style of Jarre's Revolution!

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Thomas U. Freeze ‎– The Secrets Of Intergalactic Music

Artist: Thomas U. Freeze
P: 1992
Electronic music like Rüdiger Lorenz or Peter Frohmader, but a little more melodic.

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Tim Story - The Legend of Sleepy Hollow

Artist: Tim Story
P: 1988
If you're unfamiliar with the Rabbit Ears series of recordings, they are children's stories read or narrated by famous actors or actresses accompanied by music by famous and not quite as famous musicians. What is wonderful about the series is that no video is needed. Children (of all ages) can imagine their own scenes.
I believe this is the best of all marriages of voice and music in the series. Glenn Close's voice varies from character to character and her inflections reflect well the mood from each section: mysterious, spooky, joyful, ... the whole gambit. Tim Story's music matches the moods perfectly.
Tim Story is generally known (if at all) for his laid back, often minimilistic piano / keyboard playing. (I HATE the word "New Age", but that's the section of the store you're likely to find his beautiful instrumental music. His relatively recent releases on the Hearts of Space label include cello & / or oboe. I think he outdid himself with this recording in getting his music to fit the narration in each segment perfectly.

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Tim Story - Wheat and Rust

Artist: Tim Story
P: 1988
Simply his best melodies, all played in synthesizer compositions.

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Tim Wheater - Before the Rains

Artist: Tim Wheater
P: 1988
This 1988 album has a strong emphasis on melodic structure. His flutes and keyboards are complemented by others on keyboards, cello, percussion, guitar and voice, with some sax and oboe by Andy Mackay from Roxy Music. Wheater's flutes are ever present, but the focus is on ensemble playing rather than soloing, with effective interplay between flute, cello, and synthesizers. The mixture of acoustic instruments with synthesizers and classical elements makes Before the Rains a beautiful and peaceful treasure.

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Tom Habes - Soundtracks Vol. 1

Artist: Tom Habes
P: 1997

Here the soundtracks compsed by Tom Habes, which he composed for TV and movies.
The music reminds to the works of Chris Franke, even the sequences sound similiar.

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Tom Habes - The Other Side

Artist: Tom Habes
P: 1994

This was his first excursion to more soundtrack style music like Chris Franke plays. This is more classical than his Optical Image style music.

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Tom Newman - Aspects

Artist: Tom Newman
P: 1985
Brilliant music, in different styles. He is the technician of Mike Oldfiled and many times you can hear that in his tunes.
He also sounds like Tomita or Eddie Jobson sometimes. A brilliant release , also known from the broadcast in the late 80s on the landscape chanel.

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Tom Seche - Step by Step

Artist: Tom Seche
P: 2002
With this debut CD, the musician Tom Seche was voted as the best Newcomer of the year.
Melodic tracks full of a good selection of Synthesizersounds.

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Tom Wave - Pacific Paradise

Artist: Tom Wave
P: 1991
The last of the recent imports produced by Gandalf, Tom Wave's Pacific Paradise is quite contemporary and acoustic. Wave's piano, bass, percussion and playing of the Matrix 12 computer synthesizer shows a delicate flair, moving in and around the guitar leads by Gandalf on three tracks, Toni Burger, who adds violin on two, and by Horky on flute on the lengthy final piece. Throughout, Tom Wave manages to create his own style of space music, adding nifty little undertones of shifting beats on "Off the Beaten Track" and the joyous, memorable arrangement of "Wave of Bliss."

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Tomita - The Mind of the Universe Live at Linz, 1984

Artist: Tomita
P: 1984
On September 8, 1984, Isao Tomita presented a live, outdoor concert on the shore of the Danube River in Linz, Austria, for an audience of 80,000 people. The concert was called "The Mind of the Universe", and through his interpretations of classical music, Mr. Tomita was attempting to describe the 15 billion year history of the universe. He employed 13 channels of sound, including one from a helicopter 1,500 feet above the river, multi-channels on either side of the river and on a ship that also carried the violinist, shakuhachi player and a chorus of 100 Austrian singers. Special lighting, lasers, fireworks and other visual effects enhanced the sound presentation. Tomita's "stage", where he controlled the sound, was a specially constructed pyramid suspended from a crane near the river.
Since this recording was made from the sound performed by the audience at this live concert, various extraneous noises and varying sonic perspectives will be evident. These are normally encountered at outdoor concerts. The selections on this record are among those presented at the concert.
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Tomita - The Ravel Album

Artist: Tomita
P: 1979/ 1984
Subtitled 'The Ravel Album', this album was also released in the USA as 'Boléro' with different packaging and a different running order.
A 7" and 12" single of 'Bolero' (the tune) was released in the UK by popular demand in the light of the success of the movie "10" starring Bo Derek and Dudley Moore.
It actually hit the Top 75!
Tomita says that this is his favourite album. It was presented to his daughter on her marriage. His daughter's name and that of her fianceé were written using grass in the picture of 'Daphnis et Chloé'

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Toto Blanke - Electric Circus
Artist: Toto Blanke
P: 1993

With Vesala on drums, Jasper Vant Hof on keyboards (and with very unique sounds - all analog) and the 'Mahavishnu era Mclaughling' influenced Toto Blanke you get one hell of a dynamic trio. All the pieces seem to have been constructed around the analog keyboard (some tremendous sequencer drenched pieces!) and although the jazz element is always present there is also a strong progressive and mid 70s fusion style. Don't let the 'fusion' word scare you as here that is precisely what gives this record a strong original sound (rather than coming up with yet another Mahavishnu, Return to Forever or Weather Report copy). For example, Toto plays the mandolin on one piece and is one of the most memorable solos of the album. Also, Vant Hof really shines in his soloing and sounds picked. Vesala is, as always, just the perfect poly rhythmic drummer capable of monster grooves too. If you like melodic yet experimental fusion or like Krautrock at it's most creative than download this baby now! you won't regret it!


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Toto Blanke - Fools Paradise
Artist: Toto Blanke
P: 1989

"Fools Paradise", music for an unfinished film.
Sometimes experimental, sometimes jazzy.


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Trancendental Anarchists - Cluster One
Artist: Trancendental Anarchists
P: 1994

Another nice release from Silent Records. This is one of the few Ambient albums that I feel safe driving to (since I've been known to fall asleep at the wheel -- it's genetic). Some tracks have a decent amount of beats, but they're not very demanding. The rest are smooth and tonal, and drift very nicely.


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