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Tracklist

1 Energy Portal 11:10
2 Seafloor Starlight 10:19
3 Lunar Phase 6:32
4 St. Giga 11:49
5 Nautilus 6:28
6 Cloudless Light 5:02
7 Orgone 6:16

Companies, etc.

  • Phonographic Copyright (p) – Silent
  • Copyright (c) – Silent

Notes

This cd is compiled of material composed especially for st. giga, japan, a satellite broadcast radio station that transmits ambient music 24 hours a day, whose the programming is based around current tidal movements.

©&℗ 1995 Silent Records
Made in Canada

Barcode and Other Identifiers

  • Matrix / Runout (Mirrored): DISQUE AMERIC 0DH01<236>SR9571PROMO
  • Barcode: 753443957126

Other versions

Category Artist Title (Format) Label Category Country Year
AI-06 Heavenly Music Corporation Lunar Phase ‎(LP, RE, RM, TP) Astral Industries AI-06 UK 2017
AI-06 Heavenly Music Corporation Lunar Phase ‎(LP, Ltd, RE, RM) Astral Industries AI-06 UK 2017


Heavenly Music Corporation - Lunar Phase FLAC album

Musician performer: Heavenly Music Corporation

Title: Lunar Phase

Country: UK

Date of release: 1995

Style: Ambient

Genre: Electronic

Size FLAC: 1512 mb

Rating: 4.7 / 5

Votes: 500

Other Formats: WAV APE AHX MPC ASF XM FLAC

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Jark
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Vetitc
Small wonder this is considered a classic - rightly so! I finally got my hands on a copy of it recently & it's mind-blowing. Acid lines, samples of naturescapes, dubby basslines, heavily processed & soaring synths; this CD has it all. Every track on this album is fantastic, but the opener, "Energy Portal", is easily my favorite. It's a giant amongst giants, for sure. The track exudes a restrained, shimmering elegance like only the best ambient tracks can. Despite this restraint, and the incredibly intricate, subtle sample work, it manages to evoke a forceful presence that builds, layer upon layer, like a true work of art. Kudos to Kim Cascone for this fantastic album!
Vetitc
Small wonder this is considered a classic - rightly so! I finally got my hands on a copy of it recently & it's mind-blowing. Acid lines, samples of naturescapes, dubby basslines, heavily processed & soaring synths; this CD has it all. Every track on this album is fantastic, but the opener, "Energy Portal", is easily my favorite. It's a giant amongst giants, for sure. The track exudes a restrained, shimmering elegance like only the best ambient tracks can. Despite this restraint, and the incredibly intricate, subtle sample work, it manages to evoke a forceful presence that builds, layer upon layer, like a true work of art. Kudos to Kim Cascone for this fantastic album!