Her Space Holiday

Her Space Holiday

The Astronauts Are Sleeping Vol. 1

Skylab Operations

Her Space Holiday

The Astronauts Are Sleeping Vol. 2

No Karma

Her Space Holiday is moniker for Marc Bianchi’s recording project. (Bianchi also runs the respected Audio Information Phenomena label.) The songs on these two CDs were recorded between 1996 and 1998, and are drenched with minimal, dreamy ambience created by guitar and synths. Amidst all the spacious atmospheres are nestled some fine songs. They are personal and tender. The melodies can be slow-moving, but give them a chance and they’ll hook you.

Dim candle-lit rooms or a moon through the window seem to be nice settings for this music. Soothingly languid.

Skylab Operations, P.O. Box 4376, Salisbury, NC 28145-4376; www.skylaboperations.com; No Karma Recordings, P.O. Box 71203, Milwaukee, WI 53211-7303; www.nokarma.com

Leave a Comment

Your email address will not be published. Required fields are marked with *

Cancel reply

Recently on Ink 19...

  • Alex McArtor
    Alex McArtor

    Touch/Are You Alone (Bigmac Records). Review by Stacey Zering.

  • Superstar
    Superstar

    Sex, drugs, adultery, murder and finally, redemption – it’s all intertwined in the tale of Trent Davis, the “star” of author Christopher Long‘s latest, Superstar.

  • Moloko Plus
    Moloko Plus

    Moloko Plus is a monthly experimental music event in Orlando, Florida.

  • General Magic
    General Magic

    General Magic invented the smart phone in 2002, but just couldn’t get it to market. That’s just how they rolled.

  • Blue October
    Blue October

    Alternative 90s rockers Blue October rolled into Central Florida for a two-night run at House of Blues, and Michelle Wilson was blown away.

  • Pahokee
    Pahokee

    Pahokee produces sugar cane and poverty, but some the brighter students might make it to the big time with a college degree and a new zip code.

  • Sumo Princess
    Sumo Princess

    When An Electric Storm. (Educational Recordings) Review by Bob Pomeroy.

  • Laura Valle
    Laura Valle

    Charismatic. Review by Stacey Zering.

  • Ramen Shop
    Ramen Shop

    A young man searches for the secrets of his family and great Ramen.

  • Southern Avenue
    Southern Avenue

    Keep On (Concord Records). Review by James Mann.

From the Archives