• Sylvain Lupari

Michael Stearns Chronos (Original X-86 Ambisonics Mix) (2022)

Updated: Nov 10

A reissue which reaches here a whole other musical and sonic nirvana

1 Corridors of Time 8:12

2 Essence and the Ancients 8:18

3 Angels, Bells and Pastorale 8:39

4 Escalator 3:31

5 Voices 4:49

6 Portraits 3:19

7 The Ride (Finale) 4:29

8 Credits 2:15

Projekt Records PRO00401

(CD/DDL 43:32) (V.F.)

(Ambient Cosmic EM)

One of the great pleasures of listening to music is the thrills she gives. And there is a world of difference between listening to a track versus a full album. A track often makes us feel nostalgic by linking it to a specific moment of our life where we lived a happy or unhappy moment. An album is an adventure in music where we go from discovery to discovery, our senses alert and our ears dazzled by the often novel character of a book, which has become the story of an hour, of which we are the author inspired by the muse who is the musician-composer. Has it ever happened to you to have the hairs on your arms pulled up so hard that it almost hurts? It happens regularly when I'm listening to an album of Tangerine Dream, Vangelis (oh-Vangelis), Kitaro, his first albums are of pure cosmic beauty, Jean-Michel Jarre, Klaus Schulze, Steve Roach and/or Bernd Kistenmacher. I forget some? Yes, there are albums that I can't get enough of by lesser known artists;