An MLO Production* ‎– Io

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Wimborne
Noodle #1
Fast Water
Lagoon
Moon Over Lagos
Ghost
In Search Of Lost Time (Part 1)
In Search Of Lost Time (Part 2)

Versions (2)

Cat# Artist Title (Format) Label Cat# Country Year
RSN LP 16, RSN LP16 An MLO Production* Io(2xLP, Album) Rising High Records, Rising High Records RSN LP 16, RSN LP16 UK 1994 Sell This Version
RSN CD16 An MLO Production* Io(CD, Album) Rising High Records RSN CD16 UK 1994 Sell This Version

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rrtna1

rrtna1

October 5, 2021
referencing Io, 2xLP, Album, RSN LP 16, RSN LP16
looking for mint or near mint copy of it
drop a message if you want to sell
fibreopticcommando

fibreopticcommando

December 15, 2020
referencing Io, 2xLP, Album, RSN LP 16, RSN LP16
As others have pointed out, this is a bit of an underrated badboy on the Rising High label. I've owned this for a while but have recently rediscovered it amidst the current revival/evolution of ambient and, in short, deeper electronic music. I believe it was the announcement of Music from Memory's imminent 90's ambient compilation which reminded me of it. Perfect late-night listening and an interesting and unusual take on this sound from the early 90's.
Surrealdreams

Surrealdreams

December 7, 2020
referencing Io, 2xLP, Album, RSN LP 16, RSN LP16

This LP definitely needs a repress in 2021! It is a timeless ambient masterpiece!
Expansive09

Expansive09

February 11, 2020
referencing Io, CD, Album, RSN CD16
90s ambient doesn't get better than this. Stripped to the bone a few synths a bass guitar and a little percussion. Pure bliss built on the Eno ambient aesthetic adding a little maybe 4AD darkness but never gloomy. No this isnt genre defying electronic just honest to goodness simplicity for simplicity sake. No vocals pure chill-out for evening listening. So glad to have obtained a copy in the 90s!
snows_ov_gethen

snows_ov_gethen

August 31, 2019
edited over 2 years ago
referencing Io, 2xLP, Album, RSN LP 16, RSN LP16
How is Astral Industries https://www.discogs.com/label/694039-Astral-Industries not making a move to reissue this? Would fit their catalogue like a glove.
Expansive09

Expansive09

October 9, 2018
referencing Io, 2xLP, Album, RSN LP 16, RSN LP16
I dont think this recording like many really great gems in the 90s received much praise or notice on radio waves or in listeners dwellings. A beautiful minimal ethereal journey on par with some of Enos really restrained material ala Airports and On Land. I know that they must have been using those warm old Roland Junos I can hear it all over the album along with electric bass guitar and other sundry electronics but the music is so warm and sparse its perfect for listening to late night. There are no real beats in this music its not dance nor IDM it is however pure ambient music with a slight hint of businesses but in a good way. An unsung classic in my book!
incuswetrust

incuswetrust

November 13, 2013
edited over 7 years ago
referencing Io, 2xLP, Album, RSN LP 16, RSN LP16

Unheralded and little known gem from the Rising High label. Sweeping drones overlap and resonate with each other with that 90's sound that we all love. Don't be put off by the cover art, it really is worth seeking out. Surprisingly cheap too, at the moment. Unlike a lot of Ambient release that are swamping the rather overwhelming examples of the genre, this has a lot to say and says it in a seductive and enthralling brogue. 1994 was a golden year for Ambient material, and this is up there with the very best.
JeanMarcD

JeanMarcD

May 7, 2004
referencing Io, CD, Album, RSN CD16

<B>Io</B> is a very reserved album that quietly awaits to be discovered, and will pass by unnoticed many times, unless you are ready to give it some of your time. This is a quality many Eno albums have and it makes <B>Io</B> such a beautiful grower, ultimately bringing you divine calmness.