Nick Schofield’s Ambient Ensemble

“hypnotic” – The Guardian“these glittering electro-acoustic hybrids exude a sense of awe” – Aquarium Drunkard Nick Schofield’s Ambient Ensemble sees the Canadian composer and synth maven expanding his solo practice with an ensemble, adding his signature ambient essence to contemporary-classical and electronic music. Where his previous two albums (Water Sine, Glass Gallery) were entirely solo endeavours and synth-focused, Ambient Ensemble invites gregarious group play. The compositions feature a chamber ensemble of…

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Joshua Van Tassel’s Recently Beautiful

“extremely atmospheric” – York Calling“an ambient weighted blanket we can’t wait to slip under” – CBC Music  The ambient music upon which Joshua Van Tassel has built his reputation has often been pushed by large concepts: the life cycle of a giant squid, a sci-fi folk tale, a custom score for craniosacral therapy. Those compositions lean long, psychedelic, grandiose—music for the…

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Nick Schofield Releases Glass Gallery

“gorgeous” – KEXP“meditative” – Ottawa Citizen“the perfect mid-winter listen.” – CBC Music“beautiful and stately…truly inspired work” – Tome To The Weather Machine Stepping into an altogether aerial, blue segment of slanting light. You are arriving, you are aware. The second album from Montreal-based composer Nick Schofield draws the listener into a state where texture, form and gesture unfurl in federation. – listen // order 180g LP, CD // watch…

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