Category Archives: Reviews – L

Loop Guru

The British world beat/exotic dub outfit Loop Guru was at its most active in the 90’s and was once described by Q Magazine as “occupying a corner of the dance world that is forever putting its head over some metaphorical bong and inhaling deeply of musically altered states”. artist: Loop Guru country of origin: UK […]

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Oliver Lieb

Oliver Lieb was particularly influential via the first wave of European club trance that emerged in the 1990’s, the melodic and more accessible cousin of techno…and the distinctive futuristic, techy quality of his trance productions also carries over into his downtempo and ambient albums, relatively few in number but exceptionally high in quality. artist: Oliver […]

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Riley Lee

The American-born Riley Lee has evolved a brand of delicate flute music that draws deep inspiration from Zen Buddhism. Lee is widely respected as a master of the Japanese shakuhachi flute and he was the first non-Japanese to ever attain the rank of “grand master” of the instrument. artist: Riley Lee country of origin: USA/Australia […]

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Alan Lamb

Unique, eerie and strangely affecting, Australian composer Alan Lamb released a series of soundscape albums in the 1990’s which centred around the droning sound of wind resonating with telegraph wires in Australia’s desolate outback. artist: Alan Lamb country of origin: Australia style(s): Ambient, environmental, soundscape decades active: 80’s – 00’s essential releases: Sky Song [with […]

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