Various ‎– Future Memories

Interchill Records ‎– ichillcd 32, Interchill Records ‎– ichill cd 032
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1 Eat Static Sands Of Time
Written-By, Producer – Mervyn Pepler*
2 Ultimax Noir
Written-By, Producer – Kosenko Maxim
3 Radiate (2) Witchkraft
Written-By, Producer – Nick Edell, Seb Taylor*
4 Phutureprimitive Feat. Alyssa Palmer Deeper
Featuring, Vocals – Alyssa PalmerWritten-By, Producer – Rain (14)
5 Mauxuam After B4
Performer [Granular Wurly] – Greg HunterWritten-By, Producer [Sliced And Shuffled By] – Maurizio Liguori
6 Tripswitch Lyra
Written-By, Producer – Nick Brennan
7 Solar Fields Jeezlh
Written-By, Producer – Magnus Birgersson
8 Snakestyle Neutral Buoyancy
Guitar [Guitar Samples] – Mike EmbletonWritten-By – Matt Embleton*
9 Carbon Based Lifeforms Reaktion
Written-By, Producer – Daniel Ringström, Johannes Hedberg
10 Cell Spinning Whale
Written-By, Producer – Alexandre Scheffer

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Written and produced at:
1) Lab UFO studios, Somerset, UK
2) Ultimax studio, Israel
3) Foxglove studios, London, UK
5) Sandokan studio in 2k7
6) The Treehouse, MK, UK
9) Room with a view studio
10) Atmospheric studio, Paris, France

Mastered at rfi/cd mastering, Seatle, USA

(c) & (p) mariko music publishing ltd 2008

Catalog number on spines: ichillcd 32
Catalog number on cd: ichill cd 032
Released in 6-panel Digipak.

Barcode and Other Identifiers

  • Barcode (Text): 5060147121643
  • Matrix / Runout: | ICHILLCD032CD | ARABESQUE DISTRIBUTION LTD | 012638 |

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Cat# Artist Title (Format) Label Cat# Country Year
ICHILL CD 032 Various Future Memories(10xFile, FLAC, Comp) Interchill Records ICHILL CD 032 Canada 2008
none Various Future Memories(9xFile, MP3, Comp, 320) Interchill Records none Canada 2008
none Various Future Memories(9xFile, WAV, Comp) Interchill Records none Canada 2008


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August 18, 2010
I think this is a fantastic compilation from one of the mainstays of electronic downtempo over the years, Interchill Records. Where else are you going to get Eat Static, Solar Fields and Carbon Based Lifeforms together on one CD? Not all the tracks are stand outs, as is true with most comps especially in this downtempo/psychill genre. However I find this to be one of my favorite Interchill comps. A good snapshot of where the genre was 2 and a half years ago.


June 19, 2009


Eat Static (Merv Pepler and Joie Hinton) - Sands of Time, contains a majority of sharp tones with a bucolic forest walk's feeling riding a horse at a walking pace ; it's something very calm, peaceful, bracing or yet climatic.

2. Ultimax (Max Kosenko from Israel) – Noir , consists in some Jazzy downtempo with some unpolished backgroundish sounds. After the middle break, the melody changes through a darker way which contrasts so much with the first part that you're wondering if you're still listening to the same thing. The answer is yes & i'm convinced that was the goal targeted by the artist here ;) .


Radiate (Seb Taylor & Nick Edell) – Witchkraft, appears as a simple or minimalist tune if you don't really take care while listening. Indeed it's a very chiseled production , which is very deep, mental with soft sounds but also catchy & hypnotizin.


Phutureprimitive (Rain) - Deeper feat. Alyssa Palmer, I don't understand what the hell is doing this tune on this compilation, it's just some cheap pop-chill : a big error of casting according to me.


Mauxuam (Maurizio Liguori) - After B4 , for some experimental sounding, quite close to Jens Buchert soundscape. For those who don't know the previous quoted artist, let just precise the influences are eclectic & the content is mental.


Tripswitch (Nick Brennan) – Lyra , the discret opening is murky soon accompanied with a slow motion rhythmic. Then there's the main pattern (the base of the tune) which is too much repetitive & gets quickly boring despite some efforts to make the track evolve with the piano thema for example from the break at 3"30; global result a lack of variation.


Solar Fields (Magnus Birgersson from Sweden) – Jeezlh , if there would be a single song to retain from this cd, it will be this one. Usually i'm not a big fan of Solar Fields but here it's different cause that's the best track i've ever heard from him mixing emotional, tripping, hypnotic, floating, fairish & unpolished parts.


Snakestyle (Matt Embleton from London)- Neutral Bouyancy , the music is weird, subtle, beatless tends to be minimalist too & results quite difficult to get in. To sum up the spirit of the track, i could say that at the same time it's a good one coz you can listen to it with absolutely no difficulties & on the other side when it finishes you don't remember anything of it like if it was never played. In a word: strange.


Carbon Based Lifeforms – Reaktion strongly reminds me Solar Quest's productions from 1994, the Orgship album. Actually i'd prefer CBL sounding like in their Hydroponic Garden album (even if it would be a bit warmed up) instead of Solar Quest :( , despite the undeniable quality of the tune...

10. Cell (Alex Scheffer from France) - Spinning Whale, sadness is all around here packed with deep, hypnotic production & a hint of ether which could makes turn your head. Unfortunately, my attention focuses on the snare sound which doesn't fit with the rest of the banktones employed that's a real pity cause i think it contributes to ruin the track.

I personally consider more difficult to conceive an ambient-chill compilation than a dancefloor one, because on the downtempo scene, the artists have more facilities to exploit their personality, their own musical universe. That's a bit the worry of Future memories : picking up the tunes one by one would be perfect to the condition of not considering an artistic coherence all along & here it seems to be only partly intended.


Mark : 7/10