During the 90's active as one of the leaders of English written electrozine called Crewzine (also mail-order catalogue and cassette label) dedicated to genres like EBM, industrial, dark ambient, darkwave, synth-pop.... Now active as a big fan, collector, supporter, occasional hobby Discogs contributor and reviewer of CDs in ambient, tribal and deep space genre.

Some contact info:
My account promoting ambient music https://www.facebook.com/richard.gurtler.50
My reviews on ello https://ello.co/richardgurtler
My reviews (excerpts) on Bandcamp https://bandcamp.com/richardgurtler
Hypnos Forum membership at http://www.hypnos.com/ richardgurtler
EMPortal membership at http://www.emportal.info/ richardgurtler

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Recent Activity
submitted Juha-Matti Rautiainen - Above Me Weeps The Sky. 1 day ago
submitted Stephen Bacchus - Circadia. 6 days ago
posted a review of Wolves And Horses - Every Moment Of Light And Dark. 19 days ago
Wolves And Horses "Every Moment Of Light And Dark" CD

Wolves And Horses is a solo project by Christian Saint-Viteux, an ambient soundsculptor based in Belgium. "Every Moment Of Light And Dark" CD album is out since December 2015 on Norwegian UAE Records ... See full review
posted a review of Steve Roach - Return To The Dreamtime. about 1 month ago
Steve Roach "Return To The Dreamtime" 2xCD

February 10th, 2018, Solar Culture's Galactic Center, Tucson, Arizona. The magic thoroughly unfolds, towards the dream, again...

Symphonious forest quietudes are amalgamated with mesmerizingly infinite and ... See full review
submitted Apollonius & Moment2Moment - Wonder, Harmony And Embodiment . about 1 month ago
submitted Peter Edwards Ambient - temporal​.​Divergence. about 1 month ago
submitted Peter Edwards Ambient - binary​.​Abstractions. about 1 month ago
submitted Peter Edwards Ambient - suspended.Lucidity. about 1 month ago
submitted Bruno Sanfilippo - InTRO remastered & expanded. about 1 month ago
posted a review of Juta Takahashi - Light And Shadows. 2 months ago
Juta Takahashi "Light And Shadows" 2xCD

Japanese dronescaper virtuoso Jutaro "Juta" Takahashi has released "Light And Shadows" double album quite unexpectedly at the beginning of December 2017 on his own Lunisolar Records. More especially as his ... See full review
submitted Ran Kirlian - Distant Signals. 2 months ago
submitted Chris Russell (6) - Echo. 2 months ago
posted a review of Galactic Underground - . 4 months ago
Galactic Underground "<G.U>" CD

Behind the name of Galactic Underground is hidden Belgian soundscaper Johan Geens, who is rather known for his Venja project focusing on more chillout, downtempo oriented electronics. As the name of the project suggests, ... See full review
submitted Meg Bowles - Evensong: Canticles For The Earth . 4 months ago
posted a review of Stuzha - Siberian Sketches Pt.II. 4 months ago
Stuzha "Siberian Sketches Pt.II" CD

Stunningly immersing journey through remote landscapes of Siberia continues!!! Daniil Kazantsev, the sole creator behind Stuzha and _Algol_, who is now based in the UK, returns with another chapter of his enveloping ... See full review
submitted Divided By Two - The Legend. 4 months ago
submitted dreamSTATE - EPHEMERAL DRoNE. 5 months ago
submitted Infinexhuma - Crossing. 5 months ago
submitted Michael Meara - Cepheus. 5 months ago
submitted Subseason - I. 5 months ago
submitted Exuviae - The White Underneath. 5 months ago
submitted Exuviae - Settling Density. 5 months ago
submitted Exuviae - Response. 5 months ago
submitted Sequentia Legenda - Renaissance. 5 months ago
submitted Ambiscend - Tranquility. 5 months ago
posted a review of Alphaxone & Dronny Darko - Forsaken. 5 months ago
Alphaxone & Dronny Darko "Forsaken" CD

Richly international roster of Cryo Chamber label offers here another thrilling collaborative project! Last summer I have deeply focused on "Stardust" album, where Iranian soundscaper Mehdi Saleh aka Alphaxone ... See full review
submitted Zalys - Wandering Through Space. 6 months ago
submitted Elrox Ambient Session - Footprints On The Moon. 6 months ago
submitted Jaja (3) - Upon The River Of Heaven. 6 months ago
submitted The Circular Ruins - Perpetual. 6 months ago
posted a review of Simon Lomax - A Strange Light. 6 months ago
Simon Lomax "A Strange Light" CD

I won't hide the truth, it took me almost ages before Simon Lomax landed on my radars (including his Maitreya project), but since October 2016 my shame is gone, I am relieved and deeply fascinated by the creative ... See full review
submitted ['ramp] - No Sleep 'Til Wilmersdorf. 6 months ago
submitted Erik Wøllo - Threshold Point. 6 months ago
submitted Ian Boddy & Erik Wøllo - Meridian. 6 months ago
submitted Warpness - Mørkerom . 6 months ago
submitted Robert Davies - Elemental Shimmer. 6 months ago
submitted Lingua Lustra - Cygnus. 6 months ago
submitted Max Corbacho - Nocturnes II. 6 months ago
submitted Galactic Underground - . 7 months ago
submitted Byron Metcalf & Jennifer Grais - They Were Here. 7 months ago
submitted Steve Roach - Dreamtime Return (30th Anniversary High Definition Remastered Edition). 7 months ago
submitted John Vorus - Foot Of The Crow. 7 months ago
submitted Jaja (3) - Music For Space Observation. 8 months ago
submitted Juta Takahashi - Light And Shadows. 8 months ago
posted a review of Eyes Cast Down - The White Island. 10 months ago
Eyes Cast Down "The White Island" CDr

Fourth solo album by Eyes Cast Down entitled "The White Island" is out since October 1st, 2017, through Kalindi Music, a small label run by Greg Moorcroft, the sole protagonist behind this Chicago domiciled project. ... See full review
submitted Bridge To Imla - The Radiant Sea - Additions & Variations. 10 months ago
posted a review of Max Corbacho - Source Of Present. 10 months ago
Max Corbacho "Source Of Present" CD

The Spanish Maestro of deepest sonic meditations is back again with his latest aural cathedral entitled "Source Of Present". As a reviewer, even if it's just my free time hobby and passion, I should maybe stay more ... See full review
posted a review of Sequentia Legenda - Ethereal. 10 months ago
Sequentia Legenda "Ethereal" CDr

French composer Laurent Schieber, who is recording under the moniker of Sequentia Legenda, has always been a truly devoted aficionado of stirringly powered Berlin-School movement. Even if his latest sonic installment is ... See full review
submitted Sequentia Legenda - Ethereal. 10 months ago
submitted April Larson - Hopeless Variations . 11 months ago