The Ambientist ‎– 1 - 6

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A1 1 7:19
A2 2 5:42
A3 3 3:20
B1 4 8:05
B2 5 5:08
B3 6 4:56

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Cat# Artist Title (Format) Label Cat# Country Year
TAMBT 1 - 6 The Ambientist 1 - 6(12", MiniAlbum, S/Edition) Reality Used To Be A Friend Of Mine TAMBT 1 - 6 Canada 2018 Sell This Version
TAMBT 1 - 6 The Ambientist 1 - 6(12", MiniAlbum, Ltd, RP, Cle) Reality Used To Be A Friend Of Mine TAMBT 1 - 6 Canada 2018 Sell This Version

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williamplong

williamplong

March 11, 2018
edited about 1 month ago

My review for WMTS.org
Big thanks to Steffen/Styrax for reaching out to me about it:)

Quietly slipping an album out late last year, The Ambientist, an unknown producer of unknown origin (maybe Canada!), is blowing the minds of those who go weak at the mention of 90s dance music revivalism. I first heard about this little cassette/vinyl-only gem from a couple acquaintances in a Facebook group dedicated to the label Giegling. While not associated at all with the Giegling collective, this album sounds immensely similar to the production aesthetic of DJ Metatron. We have the emotional, breakbeat-driven “4” (my personal favorite), ambient deep house of “10”, drum and bass of “6”, all things that would make something of this sort a hit in 2017. The thing that set it apart from the pack of great releases from last year, though, is the personal touch that makes itself present during the course of every listening session. It also tells a musical story of sorts: the early history of raves and dance music, dissecting the feeling of nostalgia for a much freer time. For those who were around during the era of dancing in a field on X in 1992, I can imagine that this album is immensely special. For those who weren’t alive or old enough to experience the events of the time, this album serves as a worthy glimpse back into an era most of us know as legend. Trust me–if you listen deeply, you will be rewarded. Get your filthy hands on a copy before it runs out as soon as you can!

5/5
oneseven

oneseven

February 14, 2018
€79.99 on discogs or €12.50 direct from the label at styraxelectronica.bandcamp.com

Hmm tough choices
emptycyb1

emptycyb1

February 13, 2018
Mark Goddard already did this brilliantly. Here, this unknown producer also samples Todd Terry's Sax on "5", with similar aims, but less effective. Nice curiostity though...
Jules85

Jules85

February 12, 2018

you can find them on styraxelectronica.bandcamp.com for normal prices, both versions...
discosarecool

discosarecool

January 29, 2018
Anyone looking to get one of these, Hard Wax have just had their stock in! https://hardwax.com/21491/the-ambientist/1-6/
Geeooo

Geeooo

December 14, 2017

Decent production skills,but it's a total kitch fest,sorry in advance for the ones inlove with the record,but feedback is feedback.
Have a nice life!
hadiburpee

hadiburpee

December 6, 2017

This just arrived today and it has to be one of the best releases I've heard all year. Beautiful emotional stuff. Really digging this whole release, all tracks are great. Sounds like it could be an alias of Rising Sun.