Recent ambient releases create sonic sanctuaries

Music Apr 23, 2020

Recent ambient releases create sonic sanctuaries

by James Hadfield

In stressful times, it’s natural to seek comfort in the familiar. But even for people still inclined to hunt for new music, some genres can feel more welcoming than others. Thankfully, the current vogue for ambient, drone and music on the new age spectrum ...

The hushed ambience of Ex Confusion

Music Nov 20, 2016

The hushed ambience of Ex Confusion

by Patrick St. Michel

As the summer of 2014 came to a close, Atsuhito Omori found himself in a good position. The Nara-based artist who records ambient music as Ex Confusion had released an album titled "Flow" through buzzed-about New York label Orchid Tapes. Artistically, however, things weren't ...