Psybient

Chillout-Downbeat

Psybient, also known as “Ambient Psy”, “Psychedelic Ambient”, “Ambient Goa”, “Ambient Psytrance” or simply chill out and more commonly within the Goa- Psytrance scene as “Psychill” & “Psydub”, is a genre of electronic music that combines elements of psychedelic trance, ambient, world music, new age and even ethereal wave. It often has many dub influences and can also sound somewhat like glitch.

Psybient pieces are often structured around the concept of creating a “sonic . . . →Psybient

Opale

Passionate about Ambient since the 90s, Opale was invited to play for the first time in the Moroccan desert in 2001 … What a magical performance that was !!

A baptism of fire which since then has made her travel the world, to share her love of ethnic-psychedelic Ambient and passion for the downtempo sounds of the trance scene … Since 2010, the tempo has accelerated and today Opale invite us on an ethnic and . . . →Opale

Shpongle

Shpongle: Raja Ram (l.) and Simon Posford (r.)

Shpongle is an English psychedelic music project formed in 1996. The group includes Simon Posford (aka Hallucinogen) and Raja Ram (one third of The Infinity Project). The duo are considered to be one of the progenitors of the psybient genre – a genre combining world music with psychedelic trance and ambient. Their musical style combines traditional music from all over the globe and vocals with contemporary western synthesizer-based psychedelic music. When asked to describe Shpongle’s . . . →Shpongle

Gus Till

Gus Till

Gus has been active as a musician, producer and Dj for most of his natural born life. Originally from Melbourne Australia, his initial forays into the heady world of music were in the emergent punk/ new wave scene of the late 70’s/ early 80’s where he played in The Ears, Beargarden and briefly in The Models.

In the mid 80’s he became much more involved in studio work and was part of Michael Hutchences . . . →Gus Till

Ephemeral Mists

The synthetic dream foundation

Ephemeral mists began its musical journey during the beginning of 2009, when composer, Brett Branning from Tampa (Florida/USA) began fusing his cutting edge ambient electronics with the ancient musical traditions and instruments of the middle east and far east. The result is a stunningly beautiful ambient world of sound that goes well beyond the cliches of the genre and reaches for daunting new artistic and creative heights. The debut album, “Moon ritual”, is currently avaiable . . . →Ephemeral Mists

Irina Mikhailova

Irina Mikhailova

Born and raised in the Republic of Kazakhstan, Irina currently resides in San Francisco (USA), where for the last ten years she has released many solo and collaborative projects, most of which explore vocal technique, traditional instrumentation and digital composition, all while taking in the styles of contemporary folk, modern lounge, dub-ambient, tribal psy-trance and Arabic groove. Her talents have brought her onto stage with a diversity of world performers, ranging from Cheb i Sabbah . . . →Irina Mikhailova

Shidapu

Shidapu - The Light Of Shidapu

Shidapu was a goa trance act consisting of four Israeli artists, active in the 1990s. Shidapu consisted of Roy Sason, Erez Eizen, Miki Litvak and Oren Kislev. The band was founded in 1994 as a group of kids from different parts of Israel (Erez and Roy from the suburbs of Haifa, Miki from Tel Aviv area and Oren from Zikhron Ya’akov) who met over the modem. Back then they were aged 15–17 working with the . . . →Shidapu

Drenan

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Based near Paris, Drenan started to play music as a chill-out Dj in 2001, mixing oriental, dub and lounge music, he then turned naturally to progressive, playing around many countries and of course France, in events and festivals. He also played in top nightclubs in Paris, getting each time a very good dancefloor reaction!

In 2008, he was at the origine of IONO’ s most successfull compilation series: “FRENCH PLAISIR”. In . . . →Drenan

Solar Fields

Solar Fields - Magnus Birgersson

Solar Fields is the stage name of Swedish electronic music artist Magnus Birgersson. He has released twelve albums, and has also scored all interactive in-game music for the Electronic Arts game Mirror’s Edge. In the late 90s, Göteborg based Swedish composer, sound designer, and multi-instrumentalist Magnus Birgersson created Solar Fields. Magnus was raised in a musical family, and began playing piano and synthesizers in the 1970s. In the mid-80’s he began combining synthesizers with computers. . . . →Solar Fields

The Mystery of the Yeti

The Mystery of the Yeti

The Mystery of the Yeti is a Goa trance concept album conceived and arranged by Ron Rothfield (a.k.a. Raja Ram). It was collaboratively produced by Raja Ram and Graham Wood of The Infinity Project; Stéphane Holweck, Loïc Van Poucke, and Serge Souque (the founding members of Total Eclipse); and Simon Posford (aka Hallucinogen). The Mystery of the Yeti, Part 2 is a downtempo, psychedelic trance concept album.

The Mystery of the Yeti was an early . . . →The Mystery of the Yeti