not your average hippy (n.y.a.h.) is Scott Turner, ambient musician from Petaluma, California. His music is a deep exploration into ambient music, lush soundscapes, and dark environmental sonic canvas. http://www.myspace.com/notyouraveragehippy
http://www.michaelpeters.de For more than 30 years, Michael Peters has explored the world looking for new sounds. Most of his musical output veers from the mainstream and has been difficult to categorize. The renowned WIRE magazine has reviewed two of his albums in their "Outer Limits" section, which says it all.
These dreamy soundscapes easily compare with the best of Steve Roach, Thom Brennan, Liquid Mind, David Parson, and John Serrie. Like floating along inside of clouds. This is from the MySpace site: About Cluster Balm
Ben has been a musician for twenty-five years and a recording engineer for fifteen years. His lifelong interest in music has taken many forms over time, from playing trumpet in jazz bands to singing bass in an informal renaissance music group.
Darkened Soul is my dark ambient project started in 2002. I've released 3 CD's, submitted to a couple of compilation CD's as well as tracks to the Drone Download Project. I also have a split with Fearsore available off my website/store. I'm also a former keyboardist for neoclassical doom/death metal band Shroud of Bereavement (2003-2007).
Team Metlay is possibly the Internet's first supergroup, or maybe hypergroup. Initially formed in 1990 over the rec.music.synth newsgroup, it was an experiment in getting a number of people with similar music tastes who liked each other into the same room with a pile of synths - and recording the results: the "Bandwidth" CD.
Kent Sparling was born in San Francisco in 1966; he began working with experimental music techniques in 1984, creating unique recordings up to 45 minutes long, using the classic musique concrète methods of manipulation and montage.