Dark Ambient Forest | Ephera

2014-04-22 10:57:10 UTC

Ephera / Dark Ambient Forest is a one-man project by Billy Gsellmann. A mix of genres are included in the music from Contemporary Folk to Ambient to Black Metal to Minimalism, etc. Just a lot of diferent Experimental genres. The musical themes usually are about nature, sadness, journeys, things along those lines.

2011 saw the rise of this promising Australian musician. His talents progressed significantly with each release, culminating with this ominous EP. These four tracks mix dark ambient and sound collage into somber elegies of the soul. They paint a portrait of life’s difficulties and the dark hole they can drag you into.

[ NAVI ].

"Navi, the new album from the prolific electronic beat wizards Ephera has taken a decidedly remarkable turn ... seeming to be guided by a more gentle hand, and divined with more thought and consideration. Ephera still maintain their initial structure and inspiration, sounding for all the world like we’re not only being treated to snippets from old black and white movies, but from the vanished lives that were going on in front of that glass tube. It’s almost as if Navi have tapped into the ability to reach back in time, and view the world from the inside of a television set, then channel these incomprehensible bits into the future, where they’ve been picked up and repurposed into a delightful vision of a vision, that exists only here, on Navi.

The boys have created a dreamy soundscape, and then eclipsed it with memories that send the listener is several directions at once, leaving me to wonder why they didn’t consider visual references to be played along with these tracks ... but perhaps that’s in store for their next outing. Regardless, the deeper one travels into this project, the more difficult it is to leave, no doubt due to the interplay between the presentation and the listener’s projected interaction. And to that end, let me just suggest that you put all other things aside for a bit, turn down the lights, and let yourself be immersed in their dream."

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And here goes an update everyone should consider based on the quoted tags. Unusual dubstep and techno-ambient for sure but totally worth the listen / download. Check it out. Those who already had a go on [ Dark Ambient Forest ] know that [ Ephera ] is just as good and totally deserve your undivided attention.

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Ephera - Navi Artist - Ephera Album - Navi [ * * * * * ] Release Date - 2014 Genre - IDM / EDM, Dubstep, Electronic, Ambient [ ECSTASY ] Tracklist 01. Animate 03:58 02. Dependence 02:25 03. Forest Daze 03:17 04. Lost in the Wilderness 04:56 05. META 03:10 06. Sun Beamzz 04:48 07. Forever Doing Whatever 01:04 08. Whying 03:36 09. Midnight Melancholy 03:32 10. Time Passes By 02:55 11. Inanimate//Eulogy 03:21 12. Dark Recess (Interlude) 00:29 13. Hypnobeast (feat. Anneka) 03:55 14. Brainteaser (feat. Bijou.) 04:43 15. Cold Wind 03:29 16. Getting Out 03:15 17. Daniel Johnston - Walking the Cow (Ephera Remix) 03:44 18. Streetlight 03:35 19. Tetra 01:54 20. Alone (feat. URAMESHI!) 03:30 21. Alaska 05:08 22. REanimate 03:18 -------------------------------------------------------------------------------------------------------------------------------------------------------------- DIG IT TO BITS Ephera - Navi -------------------------------------------------------------------------------------------------------------------------------------------------------------- -------------------------------------------------------------------------------------------------------------------------------------------------------------- EPHERA - Ongaku Artist - Ephera Album - Ongaku EP [ 10 Out Of 10 ] Release Date - 2013 Genre - Ambient, Dubstep, Down-tempo, IDM, Experimental [ GORGEOUS ] Tracklist 1. Aura 02:28 2. Tora 03:54 3. Sakura 03:21 4. Chakra//Mantra 04:45 5. Chakra//Mantra (URAMESHI! Remix) 03:17 -------------------------------------------------------------------------------------------------------------------------------------------------------------- Ephera - Ongaku EP -------------------------------------------------------------------------------------------------------------------------------------------------------------- -------------------------------------------------------------------------------------------------------------------------------------------------------------- EPHERA - Alaska Artist - Ephera Album - Alaska Release Date - 2013 Genre - Ambient, Dubstep, Down-tempo, IDM, Experimental [ GORGEOUS ] Tracklist 01 - Alaska -------------------------------------------------------------------------------------------------------------------------------------------------------------- Ephera - Alaska -------------------------------------------------------------------------------------------------------------------------------------------------------------- -------------------------------------------------------------------------------------------------------------------------------------------------------------- Dark Ambient Forest Sam Stauble - Darkness​ Light Artist - Dark Ambient Forest Album - Dark Ambient Forest / Sam Stauble - Darkness​/​Light [ * * * * * ] Release Date - Genre - Ambient, Minimal, Dark-ambient, Abstract-ambient, Experimental [ REALLY GOOD SOUND ] Tracklist 1. Dark Ambient Forest - Hatred Echoing Through the Trees 05:35 2. Sam Stauble - Waterfalls and Rainclouds 03:45 -------------------------------------------------------------------------------------------------------------------------------------------------------------- Dark Ambient Forest - Dark Ambient Forest / Sam Stauble - Darkness​/​Light -------------------------------------------------------------------------------------------------------------------------------------------------------------- -------------------------------------------------------------------------------------------------------------------------------------------------------------- Dark Ambient Forest - Sadness Out in the Heart of Natural Depths Artist - Dark Ambient Forest Album - Sadness Out in the Heart of Natural Depths [ * * * * * ] Release Date - 2012 Genre - Ambient, Minimal, Dark-ambient, Abstract-ambient, Experimental [ REALLY GOOD SOUND ] Tracklist 01 - Sadness Out in the Heart of Natural Depths -------------------------------------------------------------------------------------------------------------------------------------------------------------- Dark Ambient Forest - Sadness Out in the Heart of Natural Depths -------------------------------------------------------------------------------------------------------------------------------------------------------------- -------------------------------------------------------------------------------------------------------------------------------------------------------------- Artist - Dark Ambient Forest Album - The Collapse of Reality [ * * * * * ] Release Date - 2011 Genre - Ambient, Minimal, Dark-ambient, Abstract-ambient, Experimental [ REALLY GOOD SOUND ] Tracklist 1. Reality Collapsing With Every Moment 03:27 2. Swamp of Misanthropic Terror 05:27 3. Silent Storm 06:20 4. The Shining 04:33 -------------------------------------------------------------------------------------------------------------------------------------------------------------- Dark Ambient Forest – The Collapse of Reality -------------------------------------------------------------------------------------------------------------------------------------------------------------- -------------------------------------------------------------------------------------------------------------------------------------------------------------- Recommendations: Herzog | | Nest | Erik K. Skodvin | Sylvain Chauveau | Svarte Greiner -------------------------------------------------------------------------------------------------------------------------------------------------------------- EPHERA --------------------------------------------------------------------------------------------------------------------------------------------------------------

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