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Ebauche to play live at MPM Ambient Festival – Gorlice Poland http://ow.ly/2YWVV8
The 2014 festival featured performances by Richard Pinhas, and Michel Banabila. Composer, guitarist and electronics innovator Richard Pinhas is recognized as one of France's greatest experimental musicians.
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Headphonaught reviews the new ambient album from Ebauche, and he loves it. http://ow.ly/2YRi5P
Headphonaught reviews the new ambient album from Ebauche, and he loves it.
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Adrift - Four years in the making, Adrift is a rich collection of eleven compositions by Ebauche. The album has been inspired by, and features location recordings from: the other worldly sounds of Kirirom national park and ancient temples of the Angkor Wat, Cambodia; the breathing waters & wild winds of the rugged northern coastline of Ireland; and the dark & ancient forests of the Carpathian mountains in Poland. Adrift promises to bring you on a journey into something ... http://ow.ly/2YtxMc
Listen, buy, download Adrift now. Highest quality music.
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lush cinematic ambiance, bass-driven grooves, warped guitars, and soothing female vocals. http://invisibleagent.com/music/releases/audio-mainline-soma
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Casting minds back to 2013, Kumnooh readers may recall the WASH collaboration, a Phnom Penh-based blending of poetry, electronic music and visual art. WASH alumni have not been resting – hard on the heels of Invisible Agent Records’ recently released Audio Mainline’s EP Soma comes Adrift, a new long playing electronic album by Ebauche, recorded in Cambodia, Ireland and Poland, with artwork by Adriana Snochowska. And when you read “electronic music”… well, it’s probably not what you think: “Lush drones underpin layers of intricate details, a minutiae of sonic touches which rise to the surface and drift away again, moving the listener through the soundscape in an almost hypnotic way.” Oh, and keep your eyes peeled for more WASH activity in the coming months.
http://kumnooh.com/2015/04/21/kumnooh-cambodia-arts-for-week-commencing-21-april-2015/
Greetings – post-new year and what a smorgasbord. Tonight, Tuesday 21, MetaHouse marks the 40th anniversary of the fall of Phnom Penh with an exhibition of photographs taken by French photographer ...
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A few years ago I spent time in the Himalayas, traveling all around Nepal, and northern India. During that time I visited several music, and cultural centers where I purchased a lot of instrumental releases. I immersed myself in the amazing sounds of the Tabla, and I promised myself I would combine all my favorite tracks in a podcast. A friend (Richard) recently visited me on his journey to the Himalayas, he inspired me to finally combine some of my favorite music from the Indian subcontinent.
The Tabla

A drum that is synonymous with the region, estimated to be in use for over 2000 years, it requires complex finger tip and hand percussion techniques, and produces a range of wonderful and elaborate sounds. It is made up of 2 drums. The smaller drum, played with the dominant hand, is sometimes called dayan (literally “right”), but it correctly known as “tabla.” Made out of teak or rosewood, it is tuned to the specific note of the soloist’s key, and complements the melody. The larger drum, played with the other hand, is called bāyāñ (literally “left”). The bāyāñ has a much deeper bass tone, normally made out of copper or brass, much like its distant cousin, the kettle drum. Combined they form an amazing instrument, for the record, this mix contains a myriad of traditional instruments, including stringed instruments such as the Sarod, and Sitar, and many others.
The Rhythm Masters

Here’s an overview of some of the artists featured on this podcast. Amjad Ali Khan is an Indian classical musician who plays the Sarod. He has performed internationally since the 1960s. The sarod is a lutelike stringed instrument of India, used mainly in Indian classical music. Along with the sitar, it is among the most popular and prominent instruments in Hindustani classical music. The sarod is believed by some to have descended from the Afghan rubab, a similar instrument originating in Central Asia and Afghanistan. The name sarod roughly translates to “beautiful sound” or “melody” in Persian.

I believe Navaraj Gurung, and Suresh Chandra Pradhan are both from Nepal. I bought their music at the Kathmandu Music Centre, after returning from one of my solo treks. Both of these musicians seem as if they’re naturally linked by rhythm and melody, I am certain their live performances are phenomenal. Nepal is one of the most beautiful places I have ever had the pleasure of visiting, rich with culture, and incredible music.

A little further south in Northern Indian lives one of the greatest musicians of our time. Zakir Hussain, a classical tabla virtuoso of the highest order. His incredible performances have established him as a national treasure. Widely considered a chief architect of the contemporary world music movement, Zakir’s contribution to world music has been unique, with countless historic collaborations.

Mickey Hart (from the United States) a musician who was a member of the rock band the Grateful Dead, produced the album Planet Drum. He plays with percussionists from around the world, and incorporated their different musical styles. Musicians from India (Zakir Hussain and T.H. “Vikku” Vinayakram), Nigeria (Sikiru Adepoju and Babatunde Olatunji), Brazil (Airto Moreira, and vocalist Flora Purim), and Puerto Rico (Giovanni Hidalgo and Frank Colón). Another quality album you should consider adding to your collection.

Sultan Khan (1940 – 2011) was an Indian sarangi player and classical vocalist. Sultan Khan was a member of the Indian fusion group Tabla Beat Science, with Zakir Hussain and Bill Laswell. You should check out all the Table Beat Science releases, pure energy, and amazing melodies.

Vilayat Khan is a sitar maestro, a pioneer who at the age of 8 recorded his first 78RPM Vinyl, and performed his last concert in 2004 at the age of 75. He introduced classical Indian music to the west, and is widely regarded by many as the greatest sitarist of his generation.

You might notice the final track, Parade Samba Music of Argentina, is obviously not from the same region, but it’s an amazing track, and complements the previous tracks so well I couldn’t help but include it.

After a whirlwind tour about some of the artists featured on this podcast, I hope you have time to enjoy this mix. Please buy the music, you’ll be helping support some of the greatest musicians of all time.

I’d also like to bring your attention to our latest release by Audio Mainline, Soma: an elixir named in the Rigveda, a collection of Sanskrit Hymns from India.

Feel free to leave a comment, or question below. Until next time, Warren.
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"Adrift" layered to perfection, expertly balanced; http://ow.ly/Navkr Album review by Headphonaught http://ow.ly/i/aTF8H
"Adrift" by Ebauche is a simple, homely pleasure. A warm, comforting delight with multiple layers of ambient texture that will satiate even the most ravenous of musical consumers. Featuring eleven distinct tracks of varying l...
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Stationary Travels – The Ocean Inside, vibrant electronic music scene in Iran. #podcast features Porya Hatami, Tegh, Siavash Amini & more http://ow.ly/N8X5i
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Adrift - Four years in the making, Adrift is a rich collection of eleven compositions by Ebauche. The album has been inspired by, and features location recordings from: the other worldly sounds of Kirirom national park and ancient temples of the Angkor Wat, Cambodia; the breathing waters & wild winds of the rugged northern coastline of Ireland; and the dark & ancient forests of the Carpathian mountains in Poland. Adrift promises to bring you on a journey into something ... http://ow.ly/2XIY6l
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Since June 2009, the Hypnagogue Podcast has been taking listeners on 90-minute trips through the worlds of ambient, electronic and New Age music. Check out episode 156. https://hypnagoguepodcast.wordpress.com/2015/04/09/episode-156/
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4.5 out of 5 stars in Les Hommes Magazine. (two and a half more than Madonna's new album) - Soma by Audio Mainline - view the video, stream the release, buy on iTunes, Amazon and other stores http://invisibleagent.com/music/releases/audio-mainline-soma
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Introduction

Invisible Agent was envisioned by Warren Daly and Donard McCabe at the turn of the millennium. Following this we created www.invisibleagent.com on the 2nd of February 2000.

The website was originally started as a NET Label and a platform to promote local electronic artists, and has gone on to become the main hub of the record label, offering pod casts, vinyl sales, and detailed information on releases, Invisible Agent artists, and reviews.

We’re proud to have been involved in the Irish music scene for so long, and are thrilled to be taking our artists to a wider and wider audience every year.

Invisible Agent Records released it’s first 12″ vinyl in January 2004, and since then have gone on to release vinyl from well known dance floor hit-makers such as Ikeaboy and Decal. Keep your eyes peeled for more killer vinyl releases in shops and for sale through the Invisible Agent website.

With the gradual decline in popularity of CD’s, Invisible Agent have really pushed themselves into the new age of digital downloads and are available on a huge range of digital download stores. Whether you use iTunes, eMusic, Juno, or any of the other countless digital download stores, just do a search for Invisible Agent and you’ll find our catalogue.

With the launch of this website, we also have been offering high quality free music downloads in the Net EP format and in recent years we’ve also started a pod cast which we like to call “Agent Casts”, giving you a wide range of music to check out without having to dip into your pocket.

We’d like to offer our heartfelt thanks to all the people who listen to and buy our music, to the punters who paid into our gigs, and not least the artists who give us the content to release. You are why we exist.

Keep on coming back for more - we’ll be here!

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