‘ESCM’ is BT (Brian Transeau)’s second album, the first was ‘IMA’ (which practically invented trance) and the last was ‘Movement in Still Life’ (henceforth MiSL, a brilliant collection of breakbeat, trance, drum & bass, hip-hop and classical musicianship). ... Read review
Dreamy musical soundscape, long (76 minutes), varied, relaxing
Seems samey because there's often as much variation within tracks as between them - making it indistinguishable, not dance-floor-filling
"I was disappointed to find that this album meant Electronic Sky Church Music (on another website) as personally I always liked to think the title meant ‘Escapism’ (on the ESC = escape basis) and that would be a perfect title, because that’s what this album is. It’s perfect music if you want to drift peacefully away into a sleep; more trance inducing than trance.
‘ESCM’ is BT (Brian Transeau)’s second album, ..."
Ciao members have rated this review on average: very helpful
"If you want to waste your time this is the album to do it with ! Now how many of you thought that was insulting, well its not so read on.... Music to waste time to, on those days you arrive home and you've got to waste 15 minutes while your wife cooks your tea. When the girl friends on the phone to her girly mates and you need a fix of something other than "oooh he’s so funny and have you seen his mate...". .Whip this out slow methodical tunes ..."
Ciao members have rated this review on average: helpful
Personnel: Brian Transeau (vocals, guitar, vocoder, bass, drums, DJ); T.H. Culhane, Jan Johnson (vocals); Vinnie Reilly (flamenco guitar). Engineers: Brian Transeau, Simon Hale, Jason Corsaro. Recording information: Omega Studios, Rockville, MD; Planet 4 Studios; Abbey Road Studios, London, England; Blue House On A Hill Studios, MD.