Formations defines a journey to the core
of Ran Kirlian's tribal-ambient landscapes prevously visited
on albums like Sleeper,
Most of the music of Formations is based on live performances.
[10-2012] - Ran Kirlian & Vauxia
Errante in Cambrian Spirits
Ran Kirlian produces and collaborates in Cambrian Spirits,
the first album of dark-ambient artist Vauxia
Errante, a new signing artist on the ambient
label Altera Orbe.
Cambrian Spirits is a dark and deep subterranean-ambient
work full of drones, complex textures and field recordings
from the underworld. The album, recorded during 20011
and 2012 features Ran Kirlian on synths, flutes and
tribal grooves on some tracks as well as on production.
This is the first album from other artist in which
Ran Kirlian acts as producer, an experience that probably
will be done again in a near future.
My first 5 albums are now available at Bandcamp,
of Darkness, my long time unavailable album from
year 2000 now completely remastered from the original tracks,
including redone album artwork and a bonus track from this
era entitled Darknest Shore.
Orbe is an independent music label owned and managed
by the ambient artists Ran Kirlian & Landru.
It is mainly focused on the promotion and diffusion of space, electronic,
tribal and dark ambient musical genres. Altera Orbe borns as a digital
download division of ad21
Music label as they will focus exclusively on the release,
distribution and mailorder sales of physical products from now on.
In our website (www.alteraorbe.com) you may find an online CD &
Digital Download Store supporting the works and projects of the
artists that belong to the label: Bruno
Ran Kirlian and
our partners from Relaxed
Machinery record label. Our Digital Download products
are offered both in high quality lossless FLAC files and MP3 files
including a complete set of the cover artwork in a hi-resolution
print ready format, all packaged in a single file for simpler and
faster downloading with affordable prices.
In order to show some of the music we are releasing in Antera Orbe
we've created a SoundCloud
account with a almost 2 hours of music. You can get informed
of our lastest releases by subscribing our newsletter or following
us at Altera
Orbe in Facebook.
As metioned in the previous entry, Dissolution
can now be purchased in variety of ways: as a limited CDr
edition, as digital download in FLAC loseless format
and MP3/256kbps format, all three available at
ambient music label and store. It can also be download for free
in MP3/192kbps format. The limited CDr edition is only a 25 units
run, so hurry up to get your copy!
We've also re-released my two album compilations from year 2007
Works I (tribal-ambient music) and Selected
Works II (ethereal and textures). While they will keep
available from Jamendo
in mp3/192kbps as free downloads, the new editions have been remastered,
remixed and sound enhanced and also includes booklets with print
ready quality. They can be found in FLAC loseless format at 5.00€
each one or in MP· format at 256kbps on 3.00€.
Dissolution is the lastest
exploration into dark ambient realms by Ran Kirlian after
four years in the making and several sound experiments and
project evolutions. The album collecte music in a very organic
way, where synth drones melts with environmental noises, acoustic
sounds and voices to create soundworlds that drives the listener
from the deeps of the earth to the cosmic void. More
Now, two years after the first edition it has been recorded
in CDr format and ready for purchase. It will be presented
in a limited edition of 25 units and will soon be ready to
purchase from my upcomming record label. If you want a copy,
please stay tunned.
[1-2012] - Mimas
Improvisation recorded at The Blue_Room on
january 1, 2012 by Ran Kirlian.
Mimas is a moon of Saturn which was discovered in 1789 by
William Herschel. It is named after Mimas, a son of Gaia in
Greek mythology, and is also designated Saturn I. With a diameter
of 396 kilometres (246 mi) it is the twentieth-largest moon
in the Solar System and is the smallest known astronomical
body that is rounded in shape due to self-gravitation.
Roland Juno 60: drone
Oberheim OB12 & Novation Nova: pads & textures
Access Virus Indigo 2 Redback: lead pads
Access Virus Indigo, Roland JP 8080 & Waldorft Microwave
XT: secondary and chord pads