ea002 - Kendall Station - Nebulae and Gridlock

Agniworld - Kirill Platonkin (c) 2010
“Nebulae and Gridlock” is the second release on Endless Ascent label; the authorship of the release belongs to Kendall Station, whose album is devoted to a cosmic theme. Lightness and gentleness is the guiding line, that comes through all the tracklist. It is a small science fiction novel about a cosmic travel, narrated through elegant and soft ambience. I should note, that, furthermore, there is a feeling of longing for home, our space home, where it’s good to return to and, relaxed, and lying on the tender carpet of green grass, to watch the starlit sky. This nostalgia is especially conspicuous in the last tracks – “Peaceful Landing” and “Home Coming”, where great, but silent gladness is blooming. As for me, I often dive into delight of this album, full of lucidity, positive emotions and feelings. Unfortunately, information about the author is rather miser, there is almost nothing in the internet, with the exception of some articles about his albums, but this obscurity mustn’t prevent us from enjoying Kendall Station’s “Nebulae And Gridlock”, as the author put his very essence into his work.

Another Plane Records - Richard Wixner (c) 2009
Nebulae and Gridlock by Kendall Station is LIGHT ambient music containing a welcomed and finely detailed sound.

It incorporates innovative sound design such as in the amazing metallic gesture of track #3. The journey begins with a relaxing ongoing cheeriness. The early drifting feel of the track Bread for Joey is shattered quite unexpectedly by a bright metallic sheen that unfolds in stark splendor. We are returned to relaxation via a driving pulsation of the next track. Introspective thoughts come next before turning to a mocking wah sound period. Then, a majestic and inspiring ascent to peaceful realms before intoxicating chime like tones present a morphing melody leading into the final track.

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