The Pavilion Of Dreams

Harold Budd - The Pavilion Of Dreams
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Based on 2 reviews
1978 Ratings: #46 / 88
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Based on 24 ratings
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aaron
90
The ambience found within the 1970's is mostly remembered within Vangelis's Blade Runner score, but its artists such as Harold Budd, that show the shimmering variations of that sound, and the vast richness found within. I think the reason ambience has all but reached a plateau of excellence where everything sounds so lovely but so much the same is due to the great forefathers of this sound, so perfectly mapping out the blueprint of that starry ethereal plain.
CheapandLethal
90
Superb
holsgr
75
( ☆☆☆½ ) — decently great
daFigz
78
Keeping in mind that for Harold Budd on this '78 debut LP Budd added to the EM scene in a serene, textural, well colored way. This LP brings to mind the range of artistry coming from Eno, Kraftwerk, Wendy Carlos, mid 70s Tangerine Dream & Cluster... And, certainly many more. For me, it's the endeavor to create beauty via electronics, using the studio as an instrument, and a passion to explore ethereal compositions eschewing the popular 'Space Music' clogging my ears pores. My suggestion: ... read more
endlessglimpses
NR
otherworldly
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Added on: May 5, 2017