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Alio Die — Password for Entheogenic Experience
(Hic Sunt HSL 015, 1998, CD)

by Mike McLatchey, Published 2015-07-16

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McLatchey's Top Tier #1

This is one of three ambient electronic albums in the top tier and often considered Italian artist Stefano Musso's (Alio Die) masterpiece (although I dare say he has quite a few). But this longform piece, running at a few minutes over an hour, is really one of the most finely crafted pieces of music in the genre, where the movement tends to be more on the level of timbre and atmosphere, a static chord or drone that morphs and swirls throughout its length. I almost wore this out when I first got it in and I believe it can still be obtained through the artist.

Filed under: New releases, 1998 releases

Related artist(s): Alio Die (Stefano Musso)

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