Ynos — Chill out Sector
(Cleopatra Hypnotic CLEO 9513-2, 1995, CD)
by Peter Thelen, Published 1995-11-01
Creating floating formless sound sculptures that aggregate and dissolve, referentially in the early Tangerine Dream style, albeit on more modern digital style equipment, Ynos is apparently two guys, Fridge and Hastic – or is it Ralph and Deft? Who cares, it's the music that matters, and there's plenty of it here. All of these lengthy ambient dreamscapes have a specific soothing and relaxing effect, and while a comparison with something like Phaedra might be in order, this is for the most part a bit lighter and brighter. In all, a good release that works on many levels.
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