Sunday, January 10, 2016

Rudy Adrian - Sub Antarctica: Atmospheric Works Vol. 1 (1999) + Twilight: Atmospheric Works Vol. 2 (1999)

Shimmering ambient sounds from New Zealander composer Rudy Adrian. Largely formless, drifting compositions that bring to mind the works some of my favorite ambient/new age musicians (Michael Stearns in particular) while maintaining a distinctive vision.

Track listing:
-Sub Antarctica-
1. Winds from Antarctica
2. Adrift
3. Shining Sea
4. Afterwards
5. Clouds Over the Horizon
6. Cloud Formations
7. Dreams of Sub Antarctica
1. Eclipse
2. Towards the White Mountains
3. Enveloping Mists
4. Summa Cum Laude
5. Return to the Fire Island
6. Disturbed Reflections
7. Passing Through Familiar Hills
8. Autumnal Twilight on Victory
9. Stargazers
10. Watery Moon

Clouded sphere

For more like this, try:

Michael Stearns - Floating Whispers (1987)
Harold Budd - The White Arcades (1988)


  1. What You say about this?

    Various Artists - La Grande Histoire Du Jazz:
    From Ragtime to Swing (1898-1952)
    From Hard Bop to Cool (1955-1957)
    From Modern Jazz to Free Jazz (1957-1959)

    Various ‎– L'Histoire Du Jazz Vocal - The Story Of Vocal Jazz - Part 1 (1911 - 1940) Part 2 (1941 - 1953)

    any chances to upload something?

    1. I say that that's a whole lotta stuff that I don't have, and I generally don't post comps.

  2. Many thanks for the intro to this guy's music. Perfect way to wind down the weekend.

  3. Keiko Matsui - Live in Tokyo 2015 dvd would be nice upload :)

  4. Kudos man.. This guys music should be better known here in the states but like all things lets keep it a secret among passionate listeners ears! Thank you!