The natural state, Arkansas, with the Mississippi river bordering it's East, the Great Plains to the West, the Ozark mountains in the North, and the flat lands in the South. The state comprises a rich biodiversity of plant and animal species and geologic wonders. Ambient Arkansas is a compilation that draws it's inspiration from the territory of Arkansas and the ambient musicians that reside in or are from the area.
Ambient Arkansas is the first in a new series called Electronic Earth that will feature surveys of electronic music from cities, states and countries across the planet Earth. Aural Films will be working with other artists and organizations to survey different regions. Stay tuned for new projects and releases in the Electronic Earth series coming soon.
Aural Films is an online record label (netlabel) that releases high-quality soundtrack albums for movies that do not exist. We cover a wide range of music styles ranging from ambient to experimental to popular to soundtrack musics. Often on the same albums. You can find our complete catalog of releases online at auralfilms.com
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..."Gates Of Mercy" are unlocked and the listener slowly dives into more massive and immense sound fields, where utterly sublime passages are carefully tied with slightly more intense, wealthily evocative, but gentle cascades. Magnificently immersing, 16-minute long masterpiece transports us into warmly heartwarming and tranquilizing sonic paradise. Certainly the ultimate highlight of "Sojourner" proving the bravura of its creator, most likely my all-time fave composition by this Floridian...
If you are craving for serenely drifting dreamscapes, always emotionally rich, Phillip Wilkerson is the guy you can definitely bet on!!! To me, "Sojourner" is the pinnacle of his extensive list of recordings. And if you still prefer rounded silver objects like me, Phillip Wilkerson's complete CDr discography is available at very friendly prices via Kunaki, so make sure to explore it and get ready for deep listening sessions!!! Richard Gürtler