Chronotope Project - Chrysalis
Ambient For a little bit of a brief background of a smaller ambient artist, composer, cellist and electronic music maker Jeffrey Ericson Allen is Chronotope Project. It started in 2012, and this album was also released in 2012. Now, I don't really want to get into the nitty gritty of every single factoid of this man's life, for that can be found on his homepage. So, go visit there if you wish to hear more of the finer details of this man's life. What I can gladly discuss with you is Chrysalis.

The release consists of five different songs altogether, and each one is very science fiction influenced. You can easily tell that just upon first listen of the first, and title track of the album, Chrysalis. The soothing tune locks you into a melancholic gaze as you close your eyes and imagine the shining stars and endless vastness of space. This is pretty much shoving a calming view of the universe in your throat, but shoving it in a way that you would enjoy it.

The songs are constantly evolving, and for good measure, as well. Most of the songs run for a good ten minutes or more, so to stay the same consistently would find the listener killing themselves with a rope tied around their neck to the ceiling, and a kicked out chair underneath their feet. Thankfully, no such thoughts or actions are invoked within myself, and nor should it to yourself.

I mean, even when I was listening to the twenty five minute long Trance-Missions did I not find myself giving in to boredom. Rather, I sat here, listening to it as I would, wondering what realm I would be thrust forth into next. And I was never a disappointed child. Sadly, for anyone who is into trance music, there is none to be found here; the music still plays softly into the ambience that flows through this album so well, and left me transfixed.

So, without further ado and repeating myself like an oaf one too many times, this album is a great work of art. There's much to be loved for the ambient audience, as well as space lovers alike. Transcend through the stars of time and space, and get locked into a world of soothing, melodic music that will have you relaxing in peace all at once.
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Chronotope Project - Chrysalis

8.0
"Great"
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Electroracle
Spotify
Released off label 2012
For a little bit of a brief background of a smaller ambient artist, composer, cellist and electronic music maker Jeffrey Ericson Allen is Chronotope Project. It started in 2012, and this album was also released in 2012. Now, I don't really want to get into the nitty gritty of every single factoid of this man's life, for that can be found on his homepage. So, go visit there if you wish to hear more of the finer details of this man's life. What I can gladly discuss with you is Chrysalis.

The release consists of five different songs altogether, and each one is very science fiction influenced. You can easily tell that just upon first listen of the first, and title track of the album, Chrysalis. The soothing tune locks you into a melancholic gaze as you close your eyes and imagine the shining stars and endless vastness of space. This is pretty much shoving a calming view of the universe in your throat, but shoving it in a way that you would enjoy it.

The songs are constantly evolving, and for good measure, as well. Most of the songs run for a good ten minutes or more, so to stay the same consistently would find the listener killing themselves with a rope tied around their neck to the ceiling, and a kicked out chair underneath their feet. Thankfully, no such thoughts or actions are invoked within myself, and nor should it to yourself.

I mean, even when I was listening to the twenty five minute long Trance-Missions did I not find myself giving in to boredom. Rather, I sat here, listening to it as I would, wondering what realm I would be thrust forth into next. And I was never a disappointed child. Sadly, for anyone who is into trance music, there is none to be found here; the music still plays softly into the ambience that flows through this album so well, and left me transfixed.

So, without further ado and repeating myself like an oaf one too many times, this album is a great work of art. There's much to be loved for the ambient audience, as well as space lovers alike. Transcend through the stars of time and space, and get locked into a world of soothing, melodic music that will have you relaxing in peace all at once. Sep 12 2013

Off label

Official release released by the artist themselves without the backing of a label.

Steven Gullotta

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I've been writing for Brutal Resonance since November of 2012 and now serve as the editor-in-chief. I love the dark electronic underground and usually have too much to listen to at once but I love it. I am also an editor at Aggressive Deprivation, a digital/physical magazine since March of 2016. I support the scene as much as I can from my humble laptop.

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