Posts Tagged ‘ambient’

A free album for everyone: Skintone – In Slow Motion

Monday, September 6th, 2010

Long ago, I borrowed a CD of then-contemporary ambient music from my artist Uncle Brian. It contained some really great tracks from bands like The Orb and Groove Armada. The song I liked the best off it, "Lennox Avenue Butterfly", was by an artist I had never heard of before, Skintone.

I did some digging online and found out that the track was taken from the debut and only album, "In Slow Motion", of a short-lived Irish electronic music duo. The quaint record company page, still hosted on IOL web storage years later, led me to the producer Brian Kelly. I discovered that on his website he had the album in full available for download! I've re-hosted it here for posterity.

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Their music falls somewhere between ambient and Orbital-style electronica. I hope you enjoy the album as much as I have, over the years. Brian was very appreciative of my previous efforts, so I'm sure he won't mind me re-hosting the album here...

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Music To Drift Away To

Monday, February 8th, 2010

The following has been re-posted from the old johnl.org:

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This album was created entirely using samples of my voice, or other speech sounds. Each track represents a vision of paradise, heaven or the after-life, as seen by different cultures through time.

By clicking on the thumbnails, you can see the full album art. The art is also embedded in the MP3s.
Press the little play icon listen to a song. If you like what you hear, download the whole release in a .zip file below.

Songs:

  1. Avalon

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  2. Jannah

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  3. Tír na nÓg

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  4. Gan Eden

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  5. Shangri-La

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  6. Aaru

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  7. Mag Mell

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  8. Valhalla

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Gymnopedic

Sunday, September 6th, 2009

The following has been re-posted from the old johnl.org:

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This is my ambient arrangement of Erik Satie's Gymnopédie No. 1.

By clicking on the thumbnails, you can see the full album art. The art is also embedded in the MP3s.
Press the little play icon listen to a song. If you like what you hear, download the whole release in a .zip file below.

Songs:

  1. Gymnopedic

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