Alex Henderson Reviews Limbic

Some musicians will opt for a minor change of direction, while others will opt for more radical change; Erik Austin Deerly is a good example of the latter. In the early 1990s, the producer/composer/multi-instrumentalist fronted a Chicago-based alternative rock/indie...

Reed Burnam Reviews Parable of the Poison Arrow

As Brian Eno once wrote in the liner notes to his eponymously titled Ambient 1: Music For Airports, “Ambient Music must be able to accommodate many levels of listening attention without enforcing one in particular; it must be as ignorable as it is interesting.”  Of...

Matthew Forss Reviews Children Of The Ocean

The multi-instrumental talents of Erik Deerly are evidenced by the incredible attention to electronic music and nu-jazz foundations with equal bouts of new age, improvisation, and ethnic elements.  The high-brow musings of Children Of The Ocean are instrumental and...

Melissa Nastasi Reviews Biomes

Erik Deerly is a jack-of-all-trades. He’s an artist, composer, and designer, and also creates soundtracks for film, dance and video. This will be noticeable right off the bat on his newest album, Biomes, which is indeed a sonic masterpiece. The accomplished musician...