[There] is something refreshing and utterly unique that makes this disc into one of the best we’ve reviewed in the last 12 months.” —NeuFuture Magazine
Through heart and hands a British guitarist interprets his American travels.
“Occasionally it's good to give oneself up to a particular landscape in your experience, to wonder upon it, to dwell upon it and to listen to the people who made their mark on it. It isn't simply the sublime thrill of moving through magnificent plains, mountain ranges, valleys and cities. It could be the sigh of the wind through juniper trees, or the little shadow which runs across the grass and loses itself in the sunset, or the smell of an old wooden church on a quiet street. Distinctive music often defines cultures that have emerged from such a landscape, and so drawing on folk, gospel and jazz influences, these songs are reflections and dreams from my journey.” —Mike Howe
An hour of flowing melodies to bathe you in dreamy relaxation. Koch's piano compositions, enriched with flute, guitar and soft percussion, open the window to a peaceful, healing breeze.
Fueled by reflective dreaminess and soft, emotive piano melodies, Koch creates tapestries of soft instrumentation and lilting melody lines. Serene music for relaxation and quiet times.” —Music Design
According to a wise old parable, a gentle breeze is more welcome than a mighty storm. So it is with Koch’s fifteen new compositions, though within their gentle nature is contained a spirited essence. The effect upon listening is of one’s spirit being caressed by a gentle breeze of hope.
This is ambient music the way it should be — cool, calm and full of character.” —Bette Timm
The world of legendary ambient producer Thierry David is a mysterious one. Subtly developing keyboard motifs, trip-hop and down tempo electronic grooves take you on a journey toward inner peace. Hidden within this slowly unfolding, deeply evocative record lies Thierry David’s secret world, waiting to be discovered.
A magic carpet ride with Paul Avgerinos through the splendorous cradle of civilization, featuring guest artist Omar Faruk Tekbilek. This music is exotic, sensual, hypnotic, mysterious, and enchanting — Middle East dances with West — blissful joy in the Garden of Delight.