Reviver of a neglected art and instrument, this artist plays the kind of simple, background music that you hear in classy Chinese restaurants that play music like this for the rarified atmosphere it provides. A delicate work, the gentle vibe runs throughout delivering a special listening experience that is something pretty much different for Western ears. Arm chair travelers will enjoy this excursion into the real thing.
Noted ambient producer turns his attention to music for spas with this genre bending set that has new age meeting trip hop and club music. By bending electronica elements, less than you would think, the genre splice is successful. A well crafted set for those making the transition from club hopper to suburban mom (and wondering how they got there), David has handily moved down-tempo from Ibiza to mud masks and pedicures with no bumps in the road.
It’s been a while since the last Chuck Wild visit, so that must make it time for a quasi greatest hits refresher. With a new track added to the mix, this retrospective really highlights the introspective series that comes with a warning that you shouldn't operate heavy machinery while listening to this. A well textured ”spiritual“/introspective collection, it's nice to be reminded this stuff is out there.
Gandalf makes no secret right from the title about how he wants this to be your next yoga session soundtrack. At once peaceful and spiritually uplifting, this set of gentle and graceful music is state of the art audio getaway for life in a stressed world.
Chuck Wild brings his head music series to a new place by making electronic sound waves (as opposed to soundscapes) that easily wash over your brittle mind and smooth out the rough edges. Best played with head phones to wipe out as much distraction as possible, this is a lot better for you than CNN these days. Trust me, I’m not going to argue with titles like “The Joy of Quiet”. I wish I had more of it.