Thanks to everyone for joining us for the first ID Music of 2014. Here’s what we played, with links to streams and Bandcampsites where you can find more of the same. Peace and blessings to Microphones in the Trees, Honest Bag, Resident Advisor, Sounds of the Dawn, dublab, The Quietus, Crystal Vibrations, Root Blog, $3.33, Stones Throw/Duppy Gun/Leaving, Arthur Magazine and Weed Temple for all the uplifting New Age tips and tricks.
Forming – Chances Wander – Variations of the One Essence
Void Redux – Barn Owl – V
Yuba Source Part II – Date Palms – The Dusted Sessions
The Oracle – Plankton Wat – Expo ’70/Plankton Wat
Eagles -> Needmore – MV & EE with The Golden Road – Shade Grown
Imago – Stag Hare – Angel Tech
Clear Path – Grumbling Fur – Glynnaestra
welcome light – Kaliska – dark river / welcome light
Blackpool Late Eighties – James Holden – The Inheritors
Positive Motion – Pulse Emitter – Outdoor Session
It Waits, Peacefully – Former Selves – Sunyata
Sleeping Conches – Michael Stearns – Sustaining Cylinders
Finding inspiration in riparian biomes, desert landscapes and the native lore that arises from such eco-zones isn’t the only thing that these Date Palms goners share with Brightblack Morning Light. A river could be loved, indeed.
Chambo’s Top ID Music Jams from 2012, in alphabetical order:
Actress – R.I.P.
As we wrote once before … “Less suffocated techno. More shiny fractal ambience. “Shadow from Tartarus” sounds like ice tinkling off the conning tower of Porter Ricks‘ submarine after surfacing in the sparkling glare of Arctic sunlight.”
Anywhere – Anywhere
Mike Watt, Cedric Bixler-Zavala and a dude we’d never heard of from the awesomely named “Liquid Indian” got together for these totally mellow Sandy Bull-inspired astral jams and nobody really said much about it, but it’s amazing.
Ashan – Ancient Forever
Sits next to Stag Hare’s Spirit Canoes, Deep Magic’s Solar Meditations, White Rainbow’s New Clouds and Thoughts on Air’s Mallo Yallo as a stone classic of contemporary New Age. Flutes, guitars and all kinds of jingle-jangling old growth vibes.
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