EugeneKha – Distant Space 2009 (Remastered 2013)
Original Release: Earth Mantra | Earman075 | 2009
Remasttered & Re-Release: Echoes Sounds | ESCDRE002/2013
Keywords: Sci-Fi Ambient
Recorded: January - February 2009 Moscow Home Studio
Music by and Performer by Evgenij V. Kharitonov (EugeneKha)
FLAC REMASTERED RELEASE ON BANDCAMP
MP3 REMASTERED RELEASE (Free download as ZIP)
This Re-release - new mastering of an album which was published for the first time in 2009 on a cult label of 'Earth Mantra'. Now, after remastering, the album is available to downloading in the FLAC format.
This album - an experimental mix of live synthesizer music and a combination of samples (sampletronic). Creative task - creation of the special science-fiction atmosphere of space travel.
Earth Mantra Release: LINK 1 | LINK 2
1. Orbit (3:40)
2. Distant Space (3:05)
3. Heath (3:22)
4. Nebula (5:00)
5. Pulsar (3:02)
6. Sphere (10:20)
7. Transfer Station (4:44)
8. Space Phantoms (6:01)
9. Distant Space (R-Mix) (3:05)
Review from EARTH MANTRA
earman075 - EugeneKha - Distant Space
We've mentioned several times in our introductions to our releases how much we
enjoy meeting new artists and discovering new music. Our joy continues unabated
as we welcome prolific Russian electronic musician and all-around renaissance
man Evgenij V. Kharitonov to the Earth Mantra family. Evgenij releases
intelligent and thought provoking electronic music under the name EugeneKha.
When we first sat down to listen to his new eclectic ambient release "Distant
Space", we were initially somewhat concerned by the length of the album. "How
can anyone say anything of substance in only 40 minutes of audio?", we wondered
to ourselves. How refreshing it was to discover that not only does this music
have plenty to say, but has a density and efficiency that is simply remarkable.
EugeneKha carefully chooses his every note and sound, making maximum use of
every moment of listening. The duration of the album is perfect for the music;
in fact, the music might have been ruined if it were embedded in another twenty
or thirty minutes of ambient washes or field recordings.
Perhaps ambient music does sometimes spend too much time establishing the
setting but not enough time actually delivering the message. This fantastic
artist shows us a path forward where the music communicates exactly the right
way in precisely the right amount of time, without sacrificing the creativity or
scope of vision in the slightest.
And the music delivers in spades. Evgenij describes his album as "space ambient"
but it is much more than the typical space music fare one might expect. He
blends in delicious bits of electronica, with an arpeggio here, some glitchiness
there, and always with an inventive and fascinating approach to sound design.
Not only does this music sound like nothing else we've heard, it doesn't even
follow the same formula from track to track. The breadth of EugeneKha's musical
vision and the flexibility of his approach is actually quite astonishing.
So we are very pleased to bring you "Distant Space", EugeneKha's first Earth
Mantra release, one that we hope leads to many other releases in the future. And
congratulations to EugeneKha for reminding us that music isn't about duration or
predefined formulas; it is about meaning and creativity.
As always, all Earth Mantra releases are available under the Creative Commons
Attribution-NonCommercial-NoDerivs 3.0 Unported license. For commercial use,
please contact us.
EugeneKha – LOST IN THE SANDS
Release date: 2013-04-24
Label: Treetrunk Records
Style: Ambient, Soundscape, Dark Ambient.
Format: MP3, 320 kbps
Free Streaming and download via Archive.org
1. Bells Of Epoch (Part 1) (5:05)
2. A Scanner Darkly (6:31)
3. Bells Of Epoch (Part 2) (5:13)
4. Lost In The Sands (Re-Mix 2013) (12:32)
5. Bells Of Epoch (Part 2 - Fog Mix) (5:23)
6. Lost In The Sands (Atmospheric Mix) (12:17)
Hardware Setup: Kawai K1m, Roland JV-1080, Kawai Gmega, Korg Kaossilator Pro, Roland SP-404SX, Focusrite Saffire 6 USB, Behringer Xenyx Q1202USB, Yamaha MSP5 Studio, Alesis M1 Active 320 USB, AKG K240 MK II, Roland A-500S Midi Keyboard, Alesis Q49 Midi Keyboard.
Software Setup: Reaper (DAW), Audacity (Edition)
Computer: Intel Core 2 Duo E8500 3.16Ghz / Win XP Professional SP 3
Various Artists - Ours In Space Fest / Наши В Космосе
Note: Live Recorded At White Clouds, Moscow, 2013-04-12
Label: 45 Echoes Sounds
Country Of Artists: Russia
Style: Live Ambient, IDM, Free Improvisation
Total time: 91:59
Format: Lossless (FLAC); MP3 320 kbps, VBR MP3
Release date: April 2013
© All Sounds and Music by German Olshuk, Evgenij V. Kharitonov, Elena Verbnikova, Dmitry Terminus.
© Video-Art And Photographer And Original Photo For Album Cover by Andrey Kolosov
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Page Of Release
Download Whole Release – FLAC (.ZIP) [519 mb]
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1. EugeneKha - Ours In Space (Set 1) (34:58)
2. Green Ice Cream feat. German Olshuk - Ours In Space (Set 2) (37:48)
3. German Olshuk (Psyjazz), EugeneKha, Green Ice Cream - Ours In Space Final Jam (19:13)
EugeneKha – SONGS OF WATER
Release date: March 2013
Label: Green Field Recordings
Style: Field Recording, Soundscape
Total time: 28:31
Digital quality: mp3 (320 kbps), OGG Vorbis
Recorded, mastering and original Photos by Evgenij V. Kharitonov (EugeneKha), 2012.
Recorders: Zoom H1, Zoom H4n
Mixing and mastering made with Audacity and Reaper Cockos.
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GREEN FIELD RECORDINGS
1. Spring Stream (1:43)
2. April 2012: Rain, Thunder, Just Moscow Day (3:17)
3. Day Of Rain (3:35)
4. Setun' River (part 1) (1:17)
5. Day Of Rain (Part 2) (3:31)
6. Day Of Rain (Pause) (2:57)
7. Day Of Rain (Part 4) (6:48)
8. Setun' River (Part 2) (0:58)
9. Setun' River (Part 3) (1:01)
10. Rain In The Wood (2:09)
11. Dam-Songs (1:15)