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Raglan’s Jasper Boer’s released a collection of very ambient tracks as Jap Jap, incorporating singing bowls and droning synths. The album is Lemurian Bliss (2021).
Sean Monaghan has released mostly long, evolving drone soundscapes since 2008. He has been active in the net label scene, with many recent releases on US-based Zenapolæ.
Strings Speak Mountains
Typically piano- or guitar-led instrumentals and atmospheres, occasionally building to waves of distortion. No public info about who is behind it. At time of writing there are eight releases on Bandcamp, covering a two year period up to late 2021.
As of February 2016, David Chechelashvili was writing a doctorate on modular synthesis. Based on his music as Waker, it’s a topic dear to his heart. Expect evolving synth textures, drones and huge amounts of reverb.
There are masses of synth jams on this contemporary producer’s Bandcamp page, not all ambient, but probably plenty of interest.
Young is a composer and sound artist who definitely doesn’t only make music you might call ambient. But you might at least check out her music made from kōkako sounds.
Jet Jaguar is the music-making alias of Michael Upton, who maintains this site.
Moody synths from a Christchurch producer who put out one album online in 2015.
A Sonic Arts grad who releases electro-acoustic material often based around manipulated vocal sounds including the breath.
This alias of Cory Champion is definitely more well-known for house, but A Path (2021) is a collection of floating melodies and chords sans drums.
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