by Phobos

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Monolith is the second album of Phobos.
Originally released on Dark Duck Records in November 2010, now available for the first time in high quality download.
Artwork is included with the download

Special thanks to Stephen Philips of Dark Duck Records.
The physical release is still available from
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Review by Bert Strolenberg
Before he started releasing on his own, Phobos (aka David Thompson) found his first home on the US-based Dark Duck label, known for its expansive catalogue of dark and experimental/abstract ambient music.

The 72-minute "Monolith" contains an extensive and deep journey in two parts, where David already displays his talent in weaving immersive and profound sound worlds, a doorway to an imaginary beyond.
The rise and fall of free form textures and shapes evokes an alienating, almost disorientated atmosphere where there’s no going back, as the slow washes of sonic lava morph on and on.

If you love deep listening and ambient/space drone tapestries, "Monolith" won’t disappoint despite its occasional harsher edges and curls.


released November 11, 2010



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Phobos was created in 2009 after being influenced by the deep space ambient journeys of Oophoi and Steve Roach. The music is created with a range of hardware and software synthesizers and samplers, along with various effects and field recordings.

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