A versatile electronic musician who's worked in various styles over the years. Bone's been exploring serene, dreamlike sound textures on disc since 1994. Thematic inspiration on this electronic space album was a visit to the actual "ether dome" operating room at the Boston hospital where ether was introduced 150 years ago. The resulting songs reflect the powerful subconscious pull of going under anesthesia, drifting deeply in a dream state, then gradually reawakening to the real world. there's a simple but attractive minimalism reminiscent of a synthesized Harold Budd here. the sound could not possibly be more peaceful, yet the musical development is never boring. The entire 11-cut CD floats soothingly along with impressive warmth. It's the audio equivalent of lying on your back in the grass for an hour and watching a menagerie of fluffy clouds billowing above.
-- Nat Friedland, NAPRA Review