April Ambient and Classical Roundup

By | April 5, 2020

This might help with inner calm.


Bach/Collegium Vocale Gent/Philippe Herreweghe – Johannes-Passion, BWV 245
Genre: Choral
Rating: 6.5/10
Commentary: Bach’s other Passion. A nice recording.
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Six Organs of Admittance – Companion Rises
Genre: Experimental/Americana/
Rating: 6/10
Commentary: Vaguely Americana instrumentalism
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dumama + kechou – buffering juju
Genre: Jazz/folk
Rating: 7.5/10
Commentary: Unbelievably chill South African folk/jazz fusion
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Max de Wardener – Music for Detuned Pianos
Genre: Modern Classical
Rating: 7.5/10
Commentary: Just what the title says…
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Roger Eno, Brian Eno – Mixing Colours
Genre: Electronic/Ambient
Rating: 8/10
Commentary: All those cheesy synth sounds, not cheesy.
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Stephane Degout, Simon Lepper – Epic: Lieder & Balladen
Genre: Classical/Lyrical
Rating: 6.5/10
Commentary: Like if you decided to get drunk and belt out songs at your friend’s piano, but your friend was Schubert.
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Vikingur ├ôlafsson – Debussy/Rameau
Genre: Solo Piano
Rating: 7/10
Commentary: Currently one of my favorite pianists, and this is as good as usual.
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