Nocturnal Emanations

by Max Corbacho

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Rob Clay
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Rob Clay Great album, reminds me of Early Man by Steve Roach. Has a tribal ambient feel like a couple of Max's other early albums - Vestiges, & Moontribe. Favorite track: Along the Moonlit Rift.
Sascha Watanabe
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Sascha Watanabe One of Corbacho's finest! This is back catalog music that you typically only find by curiosity and through exploring. And which is highly rewarding after being found. The album is one long beautiful ambient excursion and in my opinion on par with the better works of Steve Roach and Vidna Obmana.

Along the Moonlit Rift evolves from the whole trip with beautifully deep soundscapes and a slowly progressing percussion beat. Favorite track: Along the Moonlit Rift.
Brian Bourassa
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Brian Bourassa Nocturnal Emanations is like a dream that is both mysterious and intriguing yet primordial and haunting.

A wonderful textural and organic journey in an often dark place!

Truly an artist you should become familiar with...
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73+ min long form work that slowly drift along transparent synthwashes, developing through silent landscapes in his formation, almost hostile, sometimes underground, always stony, ancient. This album conjures up an amazing world that we feel remotely past, like a forgotten sanctuary, approaching the sonorous aridity to human senses.

"Corbacho has arranged a beautiful backing with a vast aray of environmental sounds and fx's, giving the musical painting an almost dense atmosphere."
Bert Strolenberg, E-dition Magazine.

"Beatless and rhythmic ambient zones full of shadow and the lush densities of night. Night sounds, night birds, crickets, low sonic breezes - the album opens with a strongly environmental sound. This is a rich, liquid smooth world of dark curling colour, oceanic enormity. Tranquil and languid for the most part, yet uneasy shades well up at times, there are desolate spots, lonely and cold, suggestions of ambiguous lifeforms moving somewhere below or off to one side. The organic rhythms lift some tracks into meandering animation, quickening the stillness - but only just.
Nocturnal Emanations is for lovers of sonic scenery, lovers of low light, lovers of ambiguity. This CD will appeal to ambient fans that enjoy an organic sound and powerful atmosphere."
Morpheus Music

"A professional recording and production."
Glenn Folkvord / Electronic Shadows

"Dark ambient fans rejoice."
Phil Derby / Electroambient Space

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released October 5, 2003

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Max Corbacho Barcelona, Spain

Max Corbacho has been creating magnificent Ambient Atmospheric - Space Music for almost two decades, combining spiraling, synth-driven drifting harmonies with breathing, timeless electronic soundscapes.

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