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Two titans of dramatic, emotional instrumental music come together in the new project Inventions: Matthew Cooper, better known as Eluvium, and Explosions In The Sky guitarist Mark T. Smith. We've…   Read Story »
Inventions is the new side project of ambient music titan Matthew Cooper, otherwise known as Eluvium, and Explosions In the Sky member Mark T. Smith. They'll release their self-titled debut this…   Read Story »
Portland ambient music baron Matthew Cooper has been recording as Eluvium for a decade, though when we last heard from him, he was flirting with the sound of his own voice on 2010's Similes. Cooper's…   Read Story »
35 years ago Brian Eno wrote the famous rule that ambient music must be "as ignorable as it is interesting" on the back of his massively influential Ambient 1: Music For Airports -- of course by the…   Read Story »
After experimenting with three formats for the Monthly Mix -- MP3 zip, Spotify playlist, Soundcloud set, etc. -- in March we finally came upon a solution that pleased everyone: all of them. And so,…   Read Story »
Eluvium's forthcoming double-disc sprawl Nightmare Ending is full of achingly emotive acoustic ambient music, and we've already posted his tracks "Don't Get Any Closer" and "Envenom Mettle." The…   Read Story »
The Pacific Northwestern ambient-music enigma, who's been recording as Eluvium for long enough to earn veteran status, is getting set to release Nightmare Ending, the massive new double-disc album…   Read Story »
It's hard to believe that this spring it will have been 10 years since we were introduced to the achingly beautiful music of Matthew Cooper through the ambient classic Lambent Material, his debut as…   Read Story »
We've sampled a few gorgeous bits from Eluvium's latest dash of hypnotic headphone candy, now you can hear the entire collection through the weekend over at NPR.   Read Story »
With "The Motion Makes Me Last" and "Leaves Eclipse The Light," Portland's resident ambient master Matthew Cooper has given two fine, refined previews from the first LP to feature his voice, Similes.…   Read Story »