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Dirk Serries / Vidna Obmana / Fear Falls Burning

Dirk Serries / Vidna Obmana / Fear Falls Burning
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Belgium
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Vidna Obmana (stylized vidnaObmana on many album covers) is a pseudonym used by Belgian composer and ambient musician Dirk Serries. The name Vidna Obmana, a phrase in Serbian, literally translates to "optical illusion" and was chosen by Serries because he felt it accurately described the music. Serries created music under the Vidna Obmana pseudonym from 1984 until 2007, when he officially retired the name. Most of his current work is released under his own name or the Fear Falls Burning pseudonym.
Website
http://www.vidnaobmana.be
Related articles (13)
Releases on file (41)
Dirk Serries — Epitaph Dirk Serries — Epitaph
(Consouling Sounds, 2018, 2CD / 2LP)
Dirk Serries — Microphonics XXVI - XXX: Resolution Heart Dirk Serries — Microphonics XXVI - XXX: Resolution Heart
(Tonefloat TFLP172, 2016, LP)
Dirk Serries — Disorientation Flow Dirk Serries — Disorientation Flow
(Projekt 316, 2015, CD)
Dirk Serries — The Origin Reversal Dirk Serries — The Origin Reversal
(Projekt 309, 2014, CD)
Steve Roach / vidnaObmana — Circles & Artifacts Steve Roach / vidnaObmana — Circles & Artifacts
(Projekt no#, 2013, DL)
Stratosphere with Dirk Serries — In a Place of Mutual Understanding Stratosphere with Dirk Serries — In a Place of Mutual Understanding
(Projekt 294, 2013, CD / DL)
Fear Falls Burning & Nadja — Fear Falls Burning & Nadja Fear Falls Burning & Nadja — Fear Falls Burning & Nadja
(Conspiracy core049, 2007, CD)
Nadja / Fear Falls Burning — We Have Departed the Circle Blissfully Nadja / Fear Falls Burning — We Have Departed the Circle Blissfully
(Conspiracy CORE035, 2006, LP)
Fear Falls Burning — He Spoke in Dead Tongues Fear Falls Burning — He Spoke in Dead Tongues
(Projekt Ikon 174, 2005, 2CD)
Vidna Obmana — Spore Vidna Obmana — Spore
(Release Entertainment RR6561, 2003, CD)
Brannan Lane / Vidna Obmana — Deep Unknown Brannan Lane / Vidna Obmana — Deep Unknown
(Brannanlane BLM504CD, 2002, CD)
Steve Roach / Vidna Obmana — InnerZone Steve Roach / Vidna Obmana — InnerZone
(Projekt 132, 2002, CD)
Vidna Obmana — An Opera for Four Fusion Works - Act One: Echoes of Steel Vidna Obmana — An Opera for Four Fusion Works - Act One: Echoes of Steel
(Hypnos hyp2239a, 2002, CD)
Vidna Obmana — Soundtrack for the Aquarium Vidna Obmana — Soundtrack for the Aquarium
(Hypnos hyp2133, 2001, 2CD)
Vidna Obmana — Tremor Vidna Obmana — Tremor
(Release Entertainment RR 650, 2001, CD)
Vidna Obmana — The Contemporary Nocturne Vidna Obmana — The Contemporary Nocturne
(Hynos hyp2027, 2000, CD)
vidnaObmana — The Contemporary Nocturne vidnaObmana — The Contemporary Nocturne
(Projekt no#, 2000, DL)
Steve Roach & Vidna Obmana — Live Archive Steve Roach & Vidna Obmana — Live Archive
(Groove Unlimited GR-038, 2000, CD)
Steve Roach / Byron Metcalf — The Serpent's Lair Steve Roach / Byron Metcalf — The Serpent's Lair
(Projekt 107, 2000, CD)
Vidna Obmana — The Surreal Sanctuary Vidna Obmana — The Surreal Sanctuary
(Hypnos hyp2021, 2000, CD)
Steve Roach & Vidna Obmana — Ascension of Shadows Steve Roach & Vidna Obmana — Ascension of Shadows
(Projekt 88, 1999, 3CD)
Vidna Obmana & Alio Die — Echo Passage Vidna Obmana & Alio Die — Echo Passage
(Projekt 190, 1999/2006, CD)
Vidna Obmana + Capriolo Trifoglio + Diego Borotti — Landscape in Obscurity Vidna Obmana + Capriolo Trifoglio + Diego Borotti — Landscape in Obscurity
(Hypnos hyp1914, 1999, CD)
Vidna Obmana & Asmus Tietchens — Motives for Recycling Vidna Obmana & Asmus Tietchens — Motives for Recycling
(Soleilmoon SOL 84, 1999, 2CD)
Vidna Obmana / Serge Devadder — The Shape of Solitude Vidna Obmana / Serge Devadder — The Shape of Solitude
(Multimood MRC 027, 1999, CD)
Vidna Obmana & Jan Marmenout — Spirits Vidna Obmana & Jan Marmenout — Spirits
(Highgate HG 00401, 1999, CD)
Vidna Obmana & Jeff Peace — True Stories Vidna Obmana & Jeff Peace — True Stories
(Mirage MIR307, 1999, CD)
Vidna Obmana + Willem Tanke — Variations for Organ, Keyboard and Processors Vidna Obmana + Willem Tanke — Variations for Organ, Keyboard and Processors
(Multimood MRC 031, 1999, CD)
Various Artists — The Ambient Expanse Various Artists — The Ambient Expanse
(Mirage MIR306, 1998, CD)
Vidna Obmana — Crossing the Trail Vidna Obmana — Crossing the Trail
(Projekt 80, 1998, CD)
Vidna Obmana — Memories Compiled 2 Vidna Obmana — Memories Compiled 2
(Projekt ARCHIVE 8, 1998, 2CD)
Steve Roach / Vidna Obmana — Cavern of Sirens Steve Roach / Vidna Obmana — Cavern of Sirens
(Projekt 73, 1997, CD)
Various Artists — Soundscape Gallery Series 1 Various Artists — Soundscape Gallery Series 1
(Lektronik Soundscapes LS96007 CD, 1997, CD)
vidnaObmana — The River of Appearance vidnaObmana — The River of Appearance
(Projekt 185, 1996/2006, 2CD)
Various Artists — A Sombient Collection: The Throne of Drones Various Artists — A Sombient Collection: The Throne of Drones
(Asphodel ASP 0952, 1995, CD)
Various Artists — A Sombient Continuum: A Swarm of Drones Various Artists — A Sombient Continuum: A Swarm of Drones
(Asphodel ASP 0953, 1995, 2CD)
Various Artists — The Sombient Trilogy: A Storm of Drones Various Artists — The Sombient Trilogy: A Storm of Drones
(Asphodel ASP 0966, 1995, 3CD)
Vidna Obmana — Twilight of Perception Vidna Obmana — Twilight of Perception
(Projekt ARCHIVE 15, 1995/1998, CD)
Steve Roach & Vidna Obmana — Well of Souls Steve Roach & Vidna Obmana — Well of Souls
(Projekt 60, 1995, CD)
Vidna Obmana — Subterranean Collective Vidna Obmana — Subterranean Collective
(Projekt 110, 1994/2001, 2CD)
Vidna Obmana — Revealed by Composed Nature Vidna Obmana — Revealed by Composed Nature
(Hic Sunt Leones HSL 005, 1990/1993, CD)

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