Silent Sunday: Strange new (gr/s)ounds

Two quite experimental ambient tracks, with very distinct atmospheres.

Krikl – Tape Study 001

Is that a cello I hear in the distance? The piece gives me a slight association with an orchestra strumming their instruments before their performance.

We’re entering a very detailed landscape with this one. Dark, urban images emerge in my mind. Lofi textures, slightly chaotic yet structured. I love this.

Krikl is a Los Angeles based composer who specialises in writing ambient electronic music influenced by movies, electronic sounds and the fusion of computers and music. Her sonic landscapes are created by blending analogue synths, digital software, samples and loops.

And the result… Well, the result should speak for itself. This is one to follow.

Cyyxc – Stay

Here’s a track who pushes the experimental factor even further, and the result is, in my not-always-so-humble-opinion, really good. It holds a surprise towards the end of the track, and I am not a fan of sudden surprises in ambient music, but here it really does work. It also, unfortunately, pushes it a bit too high on the energy level for our ambient playlist, but I’ve made room for it on our dark ambient list.

Either way – I really want to hear more ambient from Cyyxc. This track here leaves a massive promise of what the future may hold in store.

Tape Study 001 is added to our Spotify playlist “Ambient Universe”, where it rests with around 60 other fantastic ambient tracks. The list is continuously maintained and is well worth a follow is ambient is your thing (why else would you read this, really)

As mentioned, Stay is added to our “After The Apocalypse” playlist, who is of a darker and more dramatic nature than the above list.