Calm Pills - Soothing Space Ambient and Piano Music for Relaxing, Peaceful Sleep, Reading or Mindful Meditation

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 Mar 29, 2022

Description

Calm Pills are ad-free, multi-artist ambient albums, seamlessly mixed to help with relaxation, meditation, reading or deep sleep. Mostly consisting of instrumental ambient sounds, natural soundscapes and soft piano music, these mixes will help you completely relax your mind and body. Also available as online radio and through Alexa or Google smart speakers: CalmRadio.UpliftingPills.com

Episode Date
Dear Gravity

This mix is dedicated to Mike Graff, a Minneapolis-based composer, producer, and sound designer creating exquisite ambient-cinematic music as Dear Gravity. His work has graced almost all editorial ambient playlists you will come across, and has been featured worldwide in a variety of films and projects.

Mike's motivation for creating this beautiful music is one that I deeply resonate with when creating Calm Pill mixes. “Our world isn’t slowing down,” Graff says, “And when I try to keep up with it all, I begin to disconnect from my soul—from the ability to feel, notice and live. Creating as Dear Gravity helps me rediscover that color and mystery in life, and my goal is allow listeners to experience the same.”

The 5 tracks I've included in this mix are only sample of his incredible body of work and collaborations with other amazing ambient artists. Check out more of Dear Gravity wherever you get your music or through the link below:
https://solo.to/deargravity


Also, did you know that I have another podcast called Chill Pills (chill.upliftingpills.com). It features the same quality of craftmanship and careful curation you've come to expect from this show but focuses on more genres of music spanning chillout, lofi chill hop, chillstep and lounge.


Tracklist

00:00
Ministry of Ambience ― Futura Nova

02:27
Dear Gravity, We Dream of Eden ― Say Something

04:15
Fading Language ― On Something to Which I Won't Admit

06:41
Hatsü ― Tides

09:24
36 & awakened souls ― Take Me by the Hand (36 After Dark Version)

12:17
amble ― Miniature #1

13:05
Takashi Kokubo ― Awakening of the Forest (Excerpt)

16:08
Rudy Adrian ― Autumnal Twilights On Victory Beach

18:00
Dear Gravity, Simon Wester ― The Kingdom

20:08
Violet Light ― The Hills of Appalachia (reprise)

20:30
Mjorn ― Golden Milk

23:27
Orla Wren ― Four Feathers Few (Edit)

28:00
Be Still the Earth, Dear Gravity ― Fragmented

29:50
zakè, Isaac Helsen ― Journey Note

33:52
Umber ― Earth Feet, Lifted - Part 2

38:26
Dear Gravity ― She Knows the Way Home

40:26
Infralyd ― We Fell in Love, Ran Away, And Lived Our Lives

45:24
Andrew Tasselmyer & anthéne ― Part One

48:02
Be Still the Earth, Dear Gravity ― Plead, Pause

51:36
Antarctic Wastelands ― Hidden

53:28
Sad radio on Cassini ― Slow Stars (Original Mix)

The Calm Pill album Dear Gravity was curated and mixed by Alaeddin and released on Uplifting Pills on January 10, 2023
Jan 10, 2023
Glimmer in the Dark

Nights are long, and winter in the northern hemisphere is here to stay. I hope you all are keeping warm and wanted to sign off this year with one last Calm Pill mix for you to enjoy during the holidays.

Thank you for your support this year, especially everyone who took the time to write a review or support the show using the link below. Even though there's no way for me to respond to the podcast reviews, I read all the reviews and repost some on my IG account. They always make my day.


Also, did you know that I have another podcast called Chill Pills (chill.upliftingpills.com). It features the same quality of craftmanship and careful curation you've come to expect from this show but focuses on more genres of music spanning chillout, lofi chill hop, chillstep and lounge.


Tracklist

00:00
Rudy Adrian ― Stargazers

00:59
Infinite Reflections ― Geometric - Nature Sounds Version

03:10
Jordan Seigel ― The Hospital (Excerpt)

03:53
Marconi Union ― A Temporary Life

08:39
Andrew Lahiff ― Assembly

10:24
Kazuma Okabayashi, Human Is Alive ― Temporary Storm

15:26
marine eyes ― turn toward home

18:00
Human Is Alive, Unusual Cosmic Process ― Perfection

21:16
Antarctic Wastelands, A Slower Tempo ― Tundra

22:49
Lavandou ― Below The Surface

24:22
Project AER ― phases

27:46
Matt Tondut & Dear Gravity ― Cycles (Endless Melancholy Rework)

29:49
Altus ― Shine

35:12
zakè & City of Dawn ― Fernweh

46:04
James Johnson ― Surrender

The Calm Pill album Glimmer in the Dark was curated and mixed by Alaeddin and released on Uplifting Pills on December 23, 2022
Dec 23, 2022
Forty

This mix celebrates a life milestone. Now that I'm 40, I look back in appreciation of every period of my life that has shaped who I am. What seemed like hardship was a necessary lesson in retrospect, and a step in a grand plan to get me here. Here is a place where I feel content, with a clearer Purpose. Creating these mixes is part of it. It's my way of helping my fellow humans everywhere, and my way of leaving the world a better place than I found it.

I move forward in life with a deep sense of gratitude for the many bounties I have been blessed with, past and present. I pray that I continue on the steadfast Path that gives life its ultimate meaning. In the process, I hope to enrich the lives of as many as I can through the healing power of music.

Alhamdulillah 🙏


Also, did you know that I have another podcast called Chill Pills (chill.upliftingpills.com). It features the same quality of craftmanship and careful curation you've come to expect from this show but focuses on more genres of music spanning chillout, lofi chill hop, chillstep and lounge.


Tracklist

00:00
Cat Tyson Hughes ― Almonta

03:50
Gallery Six ― Early Summer Afternoon

06:12
Phillip Wilkerson ― Awareness of Silence

13:19
Patrick O'Hearn ― A Lovely Place to Be

18:20
Carlo Giustini ― La sala più a Nord

21:26
Benn Jordan ― Becoming

23:42
AOI ― my child is getting closer to the moonlight

26:22
Hallucination Orbit ― Lone

27:45
36 ― Room 10 (Reinterpreted)

31:28
marine eyes ― sky nap

34:16
Apocryphos, Atrium Carceri, Kammarheit ― A Lonely Strain

42:36
Jon Hopkins ― Candles

43:58
AstroPilot, Spacecraft ― Possible Worlds (Applefish Rework)

48:08
Hirotaka Shirotsubaki ― Yanagiwara

54:26
The Monk by the Sea ― The House At Sea

56:24
Matt Borghi ― Shelldrake

59:04
Ashot Danielyan ― Deserted Sky

The Calm Pill album Forty was curated and mixed by Alaeddin and released on Uplifting Pills on December 2, 2022
Dec 02, 2022
Ballad of Dreamland

"Take me to your dreamland
A place where we can be forever
As our bones crumble to dust
Our souls will astray
Into your dreamland
Away from endless pain
Our hearts will be mended
Our minds will be found
Let us live for the moment eternally"

Take Me to Your Dreamland by ok okay


Also, did you know that I have another podcast called Chill Pills (chill.upliftingpills.com). It features the same quality of craftmanship and careful curation you've come to expect from this show but focuses on more genres of music spanning chillout, lofi chill hop, chillstep and lounge.


Tracklist

00:00
Hatsü ― Floating Between Worlds

03:50
Jonathan Warman ― Branta

09:27
Jakob Ahlbom ― At the Break of Dawn

11:51
From Overseas ― The Silent Life

15:04
David Helpling ― Waiting For The Wind

17:54
Aatom ― Filland

22:30
Dear Gravity ― entrance

25:52
Mei Wyatt ― Aether Talk

28:11
Adam Bokesch, Sound Bath ― Quiet Stream

31:02
Sleepaholics ― Star Drop

33:05
marine eyes ― filler of hearts

34:50
Tonepoet ― The Dream Is Now

37:50
The Stolen Orchestra ― Effervescent

40:00
Seaworthy ― Ammunition 6

40:42
Vangelis ― La Petite Fille de la Mer

45:22
Chihei Hatakeyama ― Sleeping Queen

49:04
Lost Dream ― Shelter

50:40
Hiemal ― Vallées Polaires III

The Calm Pill album Ballad of Dreamland was curated and mixed by Alaeddin and released on Uplifting Pills on November 20, 2022
Nov 20, 2022
Falling Up

Gratefulness and humility are two qualities that elevate humankind. Combined, they cushion our falls in life. Because in a way, they help us "fall upwards", such that our hardships become catalyst for ever greater appreciation of blessings we once had, and ones we continue to have. When we let go of entitlement, we develop a sense of awe towards everything we get to experience, no matter the magnitude or level of familiarity.

Lee Brown (IG @fallingup79) writes some beautiful heartfelt reflections. He shared with me the following passage that he wrote while listening to a Calm Pill mix:

"I am humbled that I get to be here for a little while. That I get to experience taste, touch, sight, and sound. I’m in awe that I get to feel deeply. That I get to experience joy and sadness, love and loss. I’m amazed at being broken open and becoming whole again. What a gift to be on this great journey. What an honor to be the hands and feet of the universe. To reach into the unknown and find meaning — and ultimately myself."


Also, did you know that I have another podcast called Chill Pills (chill.upliftingpills.com). It features the same quality of craftmanship and careful curation you've come to expect from this show but focuses on more genres of music spanning chillout, lofi chill hop, chillstep and lounge.


Tracklist

00:00
Palancar ― The Rain is Full of Ghosts Tonight (Excerpt)

02:16
Applefish ― Call of the Sea

05:54
Synthy Lights ― Voices of the Sea

06:26
Spheruleus ― The Ocean Yawns

10:32
v e n n ― Buoy

12:36
Spirit Minds ― Beautiful Awakening

14:48
Kazuma Okabayashi ― Rising

18:12
Hilyard ― Somnolent

23:08
anthéne ― fallen mountains

25:24
anthéne ― The Sun Is Up, My Eyes Are Open

28:22
Francesco Siano ― Wavering Heart

30:43
The Monk by the Sea ― Asleep

34:24
Endless Melancholy ― A Neverending Descent (Excerpt)

35:28
Steve Roach ― Holding Light

42:08
Steve Roach & Vidna Obmana ― The Graceful Sky

52:40
Spacecraft ― Light Years

55:28
Kilometre Club ― Drifting Through

The Calm Pill album Falling Up was curated and mixed by Alaeddin and released on Uplifting Pills on October 30, 2022
Oct 30, 2022
All That Blooms Must Fall

"One autumn day I was in the park. Absorbed in the contemplations of a very small, beautiful leaf 🍁. Shaped like a heart, it was barely hanging on the branch, nearly ready to fall down. I asked the leaf if it was frightened because it was autumn and the other leaves were falling.

The leaf told me, “No. During the whole spring and summer I was completely alive. I worked hard to help nourish the tree, and now much of me is in the tree. I am not limited by this form. I am also the whole tree, and when I go back to the soil, I will continue to nourish the tree. So I don’t worry at all. As I leave this branch and float to the ground, I will wave to the tree and tell her, ‘I will see you again very soon.’"

― From Like a leaf by Thich Nhat Hanh


Also, did you know that I have another podcast called Chill Pills (chill.upliftingpills.com). It features the same quality of craftmanship and careful curation you've come to expect from this show but focuses on more genres of music spanning chillout, lofi chill hop, chillstep and lounge.


Tracklist

00:00
Alaskan Tapes ― Then

02:56
We Dream of Eden ― Morning Mist

06:16
Broken Peak ― Above the Plain

09:10
Be Still the Earth, Dear Gravity ― Fragmented

11:32
Poemme ― The Gentle Warmth of Morning

17:16
Nobuto Suda ― Nine

22:32
SymphoCat ― North Silence Tape

30:48
drifting / sleeping, Antarctic Wastelands ― sleep.i / hidden

32:57
awakened souls ― In Between Days

38:28
ID ― Water and Ambience

46:56
Yui Onodera ― Too Ne IV

52:20
City Of Dawn ― Solus

The Calm Pill album All That Blooms Must Fall was curated and mixed by Alaeddin and released on Uplifting Pills on September 23, 2022
Sep 24, 2022
Return to Eden

"imagine, the time when we all learn the art of living
rather than just continuous breathing
there'll be no more lies
there'll be no more cries
we'll all have our sun shining through
and we'll look at the same skies of blue
peace will be at hand

wave farewell to the terror of the nights
terminated are the painful fights
For there will be no more battle
inside the heart of a love-filled human vessel

yes love, I promise you all these.

what you imagine today, will be our paradise tomorrow."

― From someday in our paradise by Stephanie


Also, did you know that I have another podcast called Chill Pills (chill.upliftingpills.com). It features the same quality of craftmanship and careful curation you've come to expect from this show but focuses on more genres of music spanning chillout, lofi chill hop, chillstep and lounge.


Tracklist

00:00
Adam Fielding ― The Initiation (Ambient) (Edit)

02:28
Phillip Wilkerson ― Part 2: The Last Day Here (Edit)

03:40
Test Card ― Through stolen green given favours

07:40
AstroPilot ― Earthwalk

13:15
Ben Lukas Boysen & Martyn Heyne ― Sparkling Anxiety

16:08
Hirotaka Shirotsubaki ― Eizawa

21:19
TOMC ― Extraverted Sensing (Akasaka)

24:24
Hilyard ― Orb

28:16
zakè, City of Dawn ― Fragile Dreaming In A Fragile Mind (Edit)

32:48
Steve Roach ― Further Inside

42:18
Eden Lore ― The Road Not Taken (Ambient)

46:00
Rafael Anton Irisarri ― Black Days Follow Me Around

49:28
Hollan Holmes ― Mist and Myth

56:08
Lauge ― Clear

The Calm Pill album Return to Eden was curated and mixed by Alaeddin and released on Uplifting Pills on September 5, 2022
Sep 05, 2022
Ember

"In each of us
There once was a fire
And for some of us
There seem as if there are only ashes now

But when we dig in the ashes
We find one ember
And very gently we fan that ember
Blow on it
It gets brighter
And from that ember we rebuild the fire

Only thing that's important is that ember
That's what you and I are here to celebrate

The ember gets stronger
Flame starts to flicker a bit
And pretty soon you realize that all we're going to do for eternity
Is sit around the fire."

― From The Spiritual Fire by Ram Dass


Also, did you know that I have another podcast called Chill Pills (chill.upliftingpills.com). It features the same quality of craftmanship and careful curation you've come to expect from this show but focuses on more genres of music spanning chillout, lofi chill hop, chillstep and lounge.


Tracklist

00:00
Jon Hopkins ― Sit Around The Fire (feat. Ram Dass & East Forest)

08:23
Dear Gravity ― Perpetual Stir

10:24
Matt Borghi ― Dream Journal

15:56
Solidarity Hymn ― Dropped Beneath the Downs

22:22
Quantum Collisions ― Adrift

30:04
Gallery Six ― In Every Color of Leaves

33:26
Broken Peak ― Harbor

35:32
Remi Solati ― Etna

36:32
Pablo Bolivar, Mind Groove ― Hope

38:32
Matt Borghi ― Unified Mind

45:20
Gallery Six ― Trickle

48:50
Nils Frahm ― Talisman

51:52
Hilyard ― Night Swept the Forest

57:17
Jon Hopkins ― Sit Around The Fire (feat. Ram Dass & East Forest) (Edit)

58:00
Wezi Mkandawire ― First Steps

The Calm Pill album Ember was curated and mixed by Alaeddin and released on Uplifting Pills on July 1, 2022
Jul 01, 2022
Chance for Splendor

"Cold and drifting,
nothingness and floating,
swimming through zero gravity,
A thought emerges slowly,
drudging through the whale's mind.

"What is this..?"
This lonesome earth is not my home
I'm just wanderin' through
I'm waiting on my chariot ride
To home beyond the blue.

What splendor there awaits!"

― From Final Thoughts of a Whale in Space by Monica Belle Brand,
weaved in with Awaiting Splendor by Kenny Whiting


Also, did you know that I have another podcast called Chill Pills (chill.upliftingpills.com). It features the same quality of craftmanship and careful curation you've come to expect from this show but focuses on more genres of music spanning chillout, lofi chill hop, chillstep and lounge.


Tracklist

00:00
Inquiri ― Ruminating

03:52
Wings of an Angel ― The Ever-Present Chance for Splendor (Edit)

06:16
AstroPilot, Spacecraft ― Weightless

08:56
Ishq ― Valley Rain

14:24
Steve Roach & Loren Nerell ― Gravity Of Liquids (Excerpt)

17:00
Gallery Six ― The Summer Banquet

21:07
Hypnagogue ― Inward

24:58
Steve Roach ― Left Perfectly Alone

26:36
Human Is Alive ― Observing Nature

28:23
Nils Frahm ― Our Own Roof

32:32
Rudy Adrian ― Dreaming Of Winter

37:52
Isaac Helsen ― Sunlight on the Surface of Water

43:12
Jogging House ― Host

51:36
Ian Hawgood + Giulio Aldinucci ― Other Ashes (Stijn Hüwels Rework)

The Calm Pill album Chance for Splendor was curated and mixed by Alaeddin and released on Uplifting Pills on June 10, 2022
Jun 10, 2022
Ethni-City

This mix is an ode to one of my favorite ambient mix series of the same name by Alex Hephaestian. Themed around highlighting ethnic ambient music from around the world, Alex's mix series (which you can stream on Mixcloud) shows such mastery in combining exquisite mixing and mystical storytelling. It chronicles the journey of Oushie who travels far from his home to visit Ethni-City the capital of the land where he was born. My favorite episode of that series, and one I remember drifting off to sleep with many nights, is #5: The Mystic Shows Oushie the Way to Find His Spirit Guide.


Also, did you know that I have another podcast called Chill Pills (chill.upliftingpills.com). It features the same quality of craftmanship and careful curation you've come to expect from this show but focuses on more genres of music spanning chillout, lofi chill hop, chillstep and lounge.


Tracklist

00:00
Andrew Tasselmyer ― Nara Sunset

03:37
Michael Meara ― Bloom

05:39
Illuha ― The Relationship Of Gravity To The Persistence Of Sound

09:10
Science Of Sleeping ― Syzygy

11:48
Blank Embrace ― Flambeau

15:44
Sense ― View from the peephole

19:23
Cardamom ― Evening

22:12
zakè, City of Dawn ― Eternal Resonance 3

23:48
Deborah Martin, Greg Klamt & Mark Rownd ― Dreamwalking

31:00
Oöphoi ― Let The Nightsky Envelope Us

36:12
Steve Roach ― Slow Dissolve (Excerpt)

38:08
Ishq ― Migration of Clouds

42:16
Dreamware ― Periphery

45:45
Rudy Adrian ― Desert Realms

51:49
Antarctic Wastelands ― Many Have Walked This Place Before

53:48
Gallery Six ― Mizore

The Calm Pill album Ethni-City was curated and mixed by Alaeddin and released on Uplifting Pills on April 12, 2022
Apr 12, 2022
The Artist

"When you fall in love with a work of art, you’d die to meet the artist.

I am a student of the galleries of Pacific sunsets, full moon rises on the ocean, the clouds from an airplane, autumn forests in Raleigh, and first fallen snows.

And I’m dying to meet the artist."

Poetry by Yasmin Mogahed, from her book Reclaim Your Heart


Also, did you know that I have another podcast called Chill Pills (chill.upliftingpills.com). It features the same quality of craftmanship and careful curation you've come to expect from this show but focuses on more genres of music spanning chillout, lofi chill hop, chillstep and lounge.


Tracklist

00:00
Test Card ― Let Single Sideband Loneliness Receivers Be Happy

04:52
Music Within ― To the Horizon

07:21
Be Still the Earth, Dear Gravity ― De Novo

10:31
awakened souls ― golden buddha

15:34
Chandeliers ― Look Up, Dear

25:18
Essie Jain ― The Healing

31:52
Gallery Six ― Beyond The Horizon

35:15
awakened souls ― a decade

39:28
Moby ― LA6

50:48
Jonn Serrie ― Glyder

55:48
An Imaginal Space ― Thankyou and Goodbye

The Calm Pill album The Artist was curated and mixed by Alaeddin and released on Uplifting Pills on March 26, 2022
Mar 27, 2022
Quiet Peace

"The sun is so beautiful in the early morning. It does something to the trees that you don’t see any other time of the day. I think we all want the same thing: A quiet peace. Maybe just even a single moment of it, to close our eyes and just be okay. For even a single second, to not feel worried about something, sad about something. To not crave something we don’t–or can’t–have. Just to be there, okay. Still. Silent. On the inside. Maybe that’s what’s so beautiful about this time of the day: The stillness. And the hope that maybe this day will be different."
Poetry by Yasmin Mogahed, from her book Reclaim Your Heart


Also, did you know that I have another podcast called Chill Pills (chill.upliftingpills.com). It features the same quality of craftmanship and careful curation you've come to expect from this show but focuses on more genres of music spanning chillout, lofi chill hop, chillstep and lounge.


Tracklist

00:00
Science Of Sleeping ― The Valley Is My Home

04:12
Cousin Silas ― Ukranian Sunrise (for Oleg)

08:26
Willebrant, Scarless Arms ― Jan

09:42
Colliding Galaxies ― Yugen

11:21
Andrew Lahiff ― Pure Path

13:46
Dronny Darko & protoU ― Riparian Forest [ 300 Million Years Ago ]

16:04
Rudy Adrian & Ron Boots ― Dawn Across The Southern Ocean

20:28
Andrew Lahiff ― Remaining Silent

26:24
Saltbreaker ― Leaf, Pt. 2

29:08
anthéne ― desert night

31:04
Massergy ― Peridot

35:36
Ten and Tracer ― Falling Asleep in Sadness

38:00
The Monk by the Sea ― 2:22

39:32
Und1fin3d ― Try

42:39
Andrew Lahiff ― Only Tomorrow

45:52
Rebecka Aether ― Becalming

47:22
Indigo Symbol ― Gleaming Horizon

The Calm Pill album Quiet Peace was curated and mixed by Alaeddin and released on Uplifting Pills on February 25, 2022
Feb 25, 2022
Letting Go

This mix is inspired by heal., a magnificent meditative album by the talented man behind Project AER. He usually produces heartfelt lofi music, but when he turns to ambient, his work lives up to that of the best you've ever heard.


"What's meant for you will be
The rest will fade away
Just give it time and see
That some things just can't stay

Don't think that they are lost
But rather just observe
Your heart now has more space
For things that you deserve."
Tamara Lynn


Also, did you know that I have another podcast called Chill Pills (chill.upliftingpills.com). It features the same quality of craftmanship and careful curation you've come to expect from this show but focuses on more genres of music spanning chillout, lofi chill hop, chillstep and lounge.


Tracklist

00:00
Project AER ― one foot in front of the other

06:10
Alex Somers ― Forrest

07:45
Lowercase Noises ― Of Course It's All Things

10:47
4lienetic ― Mistakes (Rework)

12:07
Spheriá ― A Day By The Sea Without Her

13:00
Andrew Tasselmyer ― Dream States

15:36
An Imaginal Space ― Hope

21:00
Sugar Candy ― moonflower

23:51
Alpha Wave Movement ― Suspended In The Hanging Garden

29:17
36 ― Dangerous Days

34:18
Max Corbacho ― Light-Matrix Portal

45:52
Andrew Lahiff ― Ancient Stones Looking Outwards

49:45
Spheriá ― Otjánbird Pt. V

52:56
Andrew Lahiff ― Patterns in the Light

56:21
kwajbasket ― Sucof Ni Enots

59:02
Superposition ― Cloudrealms

The Calm Pill album Letting Go was curated and mixed by Alaeddin and released on Uplifting Pills on February 4, 2022
Feb 05, 2022
Rebirth

To Chris, in celebration of his birthday, life, and legacy. He would have been 37 today (Jan 13). Less than a year ago, his passing was our rebirth. It imbued me, his sister and his family with a sense of duty to live out his legacy. The life that he could have had. The life he would have wished for us. Rest in peace my friend.

"So it begins my friend.
The end, but not the end.
The end of a chapter. The end of a stanza.
A sheltered life; the life of my past.

I hear in the air, the call of a Siren.
A call to my soul. A call to my fate.
The Siren of change.
She announces my time.
The time of rebirth.
My hour of epiphany.

I am awake.
I can breathe. I am free.
This is where the new chapter begins."

Rebirth by The Whisper


Also, did you know that I have another podcast called Chill Pills (chill.upliftingpills.com). It features the same quality of craftmanship and careful curation you've come to expect from this show but focuses on more genres of music spanning chillout, lofi chill hop, chillstep and lounge.


Tracklist

00:00
Test Card ― The Willows

05:08
Kane Ikin ― A Synthetic Setting

06:44
adham shaikh ― Blossom Part 2

11:58
Jóhann Jóhannsson and Yair Elazar Glotman ― The Last Men

14:52
An Imaginal Space ― 24th August 2014

18:24
Nobuto Suda ― Fleeting Moments Orchestra In The Afternoon Nap

20:55
Test Card ― Data taken over under rating

26:24
Phillip Wilkerson ― Falling Toward Polaris

28:28
Gallery Six ― In This Perfect Dream

35:12
Linear Bells ― a closer listen

37:37
Biosphere ― From A Solid To A Liquid

40:00
Andrew Tasselmyer ― F (Heat)

41:16
Phillip Wilkerson ― Old Enough to Remember

44:04
Tobias Hellkvist ― New Years

46:13
Andrew J Klimek ― A Minute Before Sunrise

47:58
Porya Hatami ― Homecoming

The Calm Pill album Rebirth was curated and mixed by Alaeddin and released on Uplifting Pills on January 13, 2022
Jan 13, 2022
We Have Been Here Before

As 2021 comes to a wrap, it feels like we should be seeing the pandemic off, but the reality is anything but. With more imposed restrictions coinciding with the holiday season, I released this mix to hopefully provide solace to those celebrating alone or unable to spend it with some of their loved ones.

Musically, this mix features 3 tracks from a masterpiece new album by Jon Hopkins called Music for Psychedelic Therapy. Test Card returns with two intriguing pieces from his latest album Music For The Towers. Finally, Martin Domas opens the mix up with a track that inspired this mix. As always, please support the artists you like by streaming or purchasing their music.


Also, did you know that I have another podcast called Chill Pills (chill.upliftingpills.com). It features the same quality of craftmanship and careful curation you've come to expect from this show but focuses on more genres of music spanning chillout, lofi chill hop, chillstep and lounge.


Tracklist

00:00
Martin Domas ― Gobi

02:52
David Lanz ― Her Solitude

07:02
Dear Gravity ― Strangers Among Our Own

09:56
Human Is Alive ― Among The Trees (Silent Travelers Rework)

12:46
Polar Moon ― A Perfect Picture of Her [Tyresta rework]

15:12
Jon Hopkins ― Arriving (feat. 7RAYS)

17:19
Stars Over Foy & Vechigen ― Want To Leave This World (Into Space)

24:00
An Imaginal Space ― Seascape 01.01.15

25:58
Low Howl ― Augur

29:29
Test Card ― Four Zero Five Line Rewind

32:28
Jon Hopkins ― Ascending, Dawn Sky

40:16
awakened souls & Pepo Galán ― Center Of The Sea

43:22
Polar Moon ― Daylight Moon

45:28
tsone ― A Strange Economy

50:52
Jon Hopkins ― Love Flows Over Us In Prismatic Waves

55:40
Test Card ― We Oscillated Like Sheep Grazing On Grassy Waveforms

The Calm Pill album We Have Been Here Before was curated and mixed by Alaeddin and released on Uplifting Pills on December 23, 2021
Dec 23, 2021
Way Back When

It's my 39th birthday today :) 🎂

Inspired by the soothing music of Human Is Alive (humanisalive.bandcamp.com), I wanted this mix to induce reminiscence of happy moments from our past. Amidst the swirl of incessant, attention-demanding world we live in, I sometimes get these fleeting recollections of past events, people, or even things that brought me joy. I made this mix for such moments, so it can hopefully fade to the background while the mind takes a trip down memory lane.


Also, did you know that I have another podcast called Chill Pills (chill.upliftingpills.com). It features the same quality of craftmanship and careful curation you've come to expect from this show but focuses on more genres of music spanning chillout, lofi chill hop, chillstep and lounge.


Tracklist

00:00
Human Is Alive ― Dawn (Lauge Rework)

04:09
Ambire Seiche ― Blue is the Sun

05:14
Hilyard ― Spore

07:32
Jordi Bachbush ― Funebre

09:13
An Imaginal Space ― Dreaming

12:24
Andrew Lahiff ― Gliding

17:08
Jeannine Schulz ― Heaven-Sent

19:22
zakè ― Night Shineth as the Day

23:00
Luis Miehlich ― seasons

24:20
Max Richter ― Never Fade Into Nothingness

32:44
Keith Kenniff ― Stranded

33:50
Rudy Adrian ― Subterranean River

39:38
Altus ― Hypnotize

51:06
An Imaginal Space ― 9th July 2014

52:13
An Imaginal Space ― 22nd July 2014

52:52
Andrew Lahiff ― We Lost Sight Of The Island

56:48
Human Is Alive ― Moonbeam

The Calm Pill album Way Back When was curated and mixed by Alaeddin and released on Uplifting Pills on December 2, 2021
Dec 02, 2021
Moon Shadows

"In the shadow of a moonlight gaze
a cold and misty type of haze
washes over me as if my soul
has left and made me half, not whole
as night envelops everything around
the darkness heaps its magic on the ground
as features change and dampness marks its place
a pleasing smile appears upon my face
I love that nature calls me every day
Inviting me to meet it on the way
and taking me to places dark, yet grey
showing all its beauty on the way"

- Moonlight Shadow by Phil Soar


Also, did you know that I have another podcast called Chill Pills (chill.upliftingpills.com). It features the same quality of craftmanship and careful curation you've come to expect from this show but focuses on more genres of music spanning chillout, lofi chill hop, chillstep and lounge.


Tracklist

00:00
Cousin Silas & musicformessier ― Sol

02:50
TUNESURGE ― Death from the Skies

04:05
Phillip Wilkerson & Chris Russell ― Far Past

06:31
awakened souls & Pepo Galán ― Fall To Pieces

10:33
Thom Brennan ― Stories From The Forest Part 8

15:20
Warmth ― Every Day From Now

22:40
adham shaikh ― Blossom Part 3

27:08
Andrew Lahiff ― The Quiet Memory

31:28
Rudy Adrian ― Blue Horizon

34:56
David Helpling ― Loss Of Words

39:48
The Monk by the Sea ― Sea

43:07
Ben Woods ― Talk

45:22
Ben Lukas Boysen ― Eos

48:16
James Johnson ― Minimum#4

The Calm Pill album Moon Shadows was curated and mixed by Alaeddin and released on Uplifting Pills on November 18, 2021
Nov 18, 2021
Harmony

This episode celebrates 50th Calm Pill milestone 🎉 Thank you everyone for supporting the show by tuning in, sharing it with friends or leaving a review. And thanks to those who choose to express their gratitude with small donations. It really warms my heart to see the impact this music has on so many people, and it gives me the motivation to keep going. Here's to the next 50 🥂


Also, did you know that I have another podcast called Chill Pills (chill.upliftingpills.com). It features the same quality of craftmanship and careful curation you've come to expect from this show but focuses on more genres of music spanning chillout, lofi chill hop, chillstep and lounge.


Tracklist

00:00
awakened souls & Pepo Galán ― Kneeling Above the Blue

03:13
marine eyes ― pink moment

06:48
Ludvig Cimbrelius ― Someone Listening (pour H.)

13:34
tonepoet ― Showers Of Lilac

18:17
Lowercase Noises ― Beauty Into Wreck

23:16
Gallery Six ― A Green Awakening

27:20
marine eyes ― you'll find me

30:12
Hammock ― Mysterium

36:40
Macroform ― The Root Chakra (Vocal "UH"chant)

44:26
Kip Mazuy ― Harmony

51:52
Purl ― sus (summer of innocence edit)

The Calm Pill album Harmony was curated and mixed by Alaeddin and released on Uplifting Pills on October 21, 2021
Oct 21, 2021
Aloft

So what about it all my friend ?
Has life smiled upon your face?
Do you feel the warming emanate
From within the planet’s grace?

Dare you hold the flame aloft for me
To strive under your spell ?
…For should you guide me to tomorrow
We can tomorrow’s burdens break

— From To He Who Holds His Hand Aloft by Marshal Gebbie


Also, did you know that I have another podcast called Chill Pills (chill.upliftingpills.com). It features the same quality of craftmanship and careful curation you've come to expect from this show but focuses on more genres of music spanning chillout, lofi chill hop, chillstep and lounge.


Tracklist

00:00
Marconi Union ― Losing The Light

06:21
Hirotaka Shirotsubaki ― Isyo-an

10:02
Warmth ― Extent

13:40
poemme ― clear depths

18:15
Kip Mazuy ― Water Falling

27:08
Good Weather For An Airstrike ― Lah

36:04
offthesky ― Okay Aloft

40:43
Brambles ― Such Owls As You

44:52
John Foxx And Harold Budd ― Linger

46:46
Oöphoi ― Ism-el Azam (Birth And Death Of The Sound)

50:36
Brother Saturn ― Apogee

The Calm Pill album Aloft was curated and mixed by Alaeddin and released on Uplifting Pills on September 30, 2021
Sep 30, 2021
Chakra Meditation

Inspired by Constance Demby's album Sonic Immersion, my hope for this mix is to help you bring calmness to a disturbed mind, inviting you to interface with the moment in full awareness. Take a deep breath and embark on this journey. See you on the other side.

If you missed last episode, I was happy to share that Calm Pills Radio, a 24/7 online ad-free station, is now available on any Alexa or Google Assistant-enabled device or smart speaker. You can follow the link above or simply say "Alexa, Open Calm Pills Radio" or "Ok Google, Ask Calm Pills Radio to play". It also support routines so you can have shorter command to play it or embed it in your morning or evening routines.


Also, did you know that I have another podcast called Chill Pills (chill.upliftingpills.com). It features the same quality of craftmanship and careful curation you've come to expect from this show but focuses on more genres of music spanning chillout, lofi chill hop, chillstep and lounge.


Tracklist

00:00
Paul Winter ― Rain Blessing

00:41
Constance Demby ― Chakra #1 (Edit)

01:40
Jonn Serrie & Gary Stroutsos ― Earth Sky

06:20
Alio Die & Mathias Grassow ― Winds From The Other World

14:05
Bliss ― Diamond Rain

21:10
Adham Shaikh ― Zero G

25:55
Hammock ― Maybe They Will Sing For Us Tomorrow

31:24
Steve Roach, Kevin Braheny, Michael Stearns ― From The Heart Of Darkness

35:04
Rudy Adrian ― At The Edge Of The Desert

37:21
Alio Die & Aglaia ― Cirrus

48:15
Rudy Adrian & Ron Boots ― Ancestral Graves

52:38
Sola Translatio ― The Gate

The Calm Pill album Chakra Meditation was curated and mixed by Alaeddin and released on Uplifting Pills on August 22, 2021
Aug 23, 2021
Evanesce

This mix is inspired by the meditative music of Macroform, from a wonderful song called Deep Breath (Meditation). Check him out at linktr.ee/macroform.

I also have great news: Calm Pills Radio, a 24/7 online ad-free station, is now available on any Alexa or Google Assistant-enabled device or smart speaker. You can follow the link above or simply say "Alexa, Open Calm Pills Radio" or "Ok Google, Ask Calm Pills Radio to play". It also support routines so you can have shorter command to play it or embed it in your morning or evening routines.


Also, did you know that I have another podcast called Chill Pills (chill.upliftingpills.com). It features the same quality of craftmanship and careful curation you've come to expect from this show but focuses on more genres of music spanning chillout, lofi chill hop, chillstep and lounge.


Tracklist

00:00
Tonepoet ― kə-ˈlī-də-ˌskōp (A Beginning)

02:09
Jason van Wyk ― Depart

04:44
Jason van Wyk ― Evanesce

05:47
The Meditone Project ― Dusk

10:56
Macroform ― The Throat Chakra

17:48
Ex Confusion ― Epilogue (Death)

20:50
SiJ ― Immersion

27:10
Macroform ― Deep Breath (Meditation)

32:58
Jeff Greinke ― City Light

39:10
Jonn Serrie ― The Veils of Beta Pavonis

48:48
Tonepoet & CloudFall ― Free Falling Through Life's Cavernous Atmosphere

The Calm Pill album Evanesce was curated and mixed by Alaeddin and released on Uplifting Pills on August 6, 2021
Aug 06, 2021
Morning Dew

This mix was released 6 years ago as part of my Drifter ambient series, which I created under my previous pseudonym DJ Seroton. It was the first collaboration I have done with the talented musician Tonepoet, who creates an excellent ambient mix podcast called Spaceman's Transmissions.

This is what Tonepoet had to say about the mix and our collaboration:

"Music speaks across boundaries of time, distance, and language, and what we present here is proof of that. We had some really great communication in getting this together and our mindsets were in line with each other in that we wanted to construct a seamless journey for your mind to bathe itself within. In creating this mix, we became completely taken in by each others concepts, and that friendly competition only stoked a passion to deliver our finest moments to your ears."


Also, did you know that I have another podcast called Chill Pills (chill.upliftingpills.com). It features the same quality of craftmanship and careful curation you've come to expect from this show but focuses on more genres of music spanning chillout, lofi chill hop, chillstep and lounge.


Tracklist

00:00
Porya Hatami ― Mej

06:39
Michael Stearns ― Night Currents

13:35
Jonn Serrie ― Le Trésor (Edit)

15:59
Rudy Adrian & Ron Boots ― The Morning Dew (For Barbara)

18:49
Harold Budd ― Steal Away

20:34
Antonymes ― 301210

26:03
Electric Skychurch ― Outside (Excerpt)

26:42
Bing Satellites & Daniel Land ― King Midas In Reverse

32:14
Darren Harper ― Will My Memories of You Hold True? (Excerpt)

35:52
Shane Morris ― Shimmering

39:04
Aural Method ― The Moonlit Towers Reached Above in Blue the Hours Beseeched Our Love

40:58
Stars Of The Lid ― Fac 21

43:18
John Foxx and Harold Budd ― Subtext

49:06
Good Weather For An Airstrike ― Clutch

50:49
Bing Satellites ― The Hottest Day of the Year (Part 1) (Excerpt)

52:56
Matt Stanfield ― Alex's Theme

56:25
The Eager Seas ― The Night Was Cold And Long

56:41
Hammock ― The Whole Catastrophe

The Calm Pill album Morning Dew was curated and mixed by Alaeddin and released on Uplifting Pills on July 21, 2021
Jul 21, 2021
Sense of Idle

There are 3 principles guiding the creation of Calm Pill mixes: song curation with variety, production value, and showcasing artists. On the last one, every Calm Pill mix features several artists whose great music deserves to be discovered and heard, but every now and then, a whole artist album inspires a mix of its own, and this is one such mix.

I'd like to present to you the debut album of marine eyes: idyll (marineeyes.bandcamp.com/album/idyll). She had but one simple intention in creating idyll: "to create a peaceful, gentle place." And that she absolutely did! The album is exquisitely beautiful, combining ethereal vocals and soothing ambient chords with nature sounds she gathered from various locations like Ojai, LA hiking trails and even her bedroom window!

And if this beautiful music sounds familiar, it's because I've featured Cynthia before in an album called awakened souls, which was inspired by the music of the ambient duo of the same name made up of Cynthia and her husband James Bernard. In fact, in recognition of the beautiful music this duo has gifted us over the years, the title of this album is a play on awakened souls' album a sense of return and idyll.

As always, if you enjoyed this album, please look up the artists on Bandcamp or your favorite streaming service and support their music.


Also, did you know that I have another podcast called Chill Pills (chill.upliftingpills.com). It features the same quality of craftmanship and careful curation you've come to expect from this show but focuses on more genres of music spanning chillout, lofi chill hop, chillstep and lounge.


Tracklist

00:00
Luke Howard ― A Softer World (Excerpt)

02:29
Olan Mill ― 4

03:25
marine eyes ― idyll

08:04
Cousin Silas ― A Circle Of Trees (Shadows On The Hill)

13:42
Hollan Holmes ― Aeon

18:28
Billow Observatory ― Calumet

23:18
marine eyes ― first rain

27:29
An Imaginal Space ― Cloudscape Timelapse 16.06.15 (Sunday Afternoon)

29:29
marine eyes ― roses all alone

31:34
of the quiet stars ― wading in overflowed meadows

33:42
marine eyes ― cloud collecting

37:42
Black Brunswicker ― Austro-Hungarian Blues (Extended Version)

42:19
So I'm An Islander ― Æ Skilt Sum Paje Hjemar (The Sign That Points Home)

46:02
Halftribe ― Archipelago

50:01
Halftribe ― Pneuma

53:15
awakened souls ― a sense of return

57:18
marine eyes ― on this fresh morning

The Calm Pill album Sense of Idle was curated and mixed by Alaeddin and released on Uplifting Pills on June 27, 2021
Jun 27, 2021
Into the Dream
1:02:47

"There's a place where I go that no one else knows,
Where mysteries abound and excitement grows.
A place out of reach of any man's hands,
Safely secluded in a far away land
Beyond the grasp of those who may plunder
The wealth of its power and its life changing wonder.
I go alone to my secret place, never leaving a trace
For someone to follow and discover my space
Where I keep my secrets, my fears, and my regrets
Away from the world and all of its threats.
I treasure the moments spent in this realm
Where anything is possible and I'm at the helm.
This place I describe is all that it seems ...
It's a magical place I call my dreams."

― Dreams by John Raines


Also, did you know that I have another podcast called Chill Pills (chill.upliftingpills.com). It features the same quality of craftmanship and careful curation you've come to expect from this show but focuses on more genres of music spanning chillout, lofi chill hop, chillstep and lounge.


Tracklist

00:00
Andrew Bayer ― All This Will Happen Again

03:54
All India Radio ― Surf On The Malecon (Edit)

04:22
Arcade Fire ― Dimensions (Edit)

07:09
All India Radio ― Losing Houston

10:10
Rudy Adrian ― Watery Moon

13:49
Jonn Serrie ― Annie by the Sea

24:24
Chicane ― Fin De Jours

26:47
Wavestar ― Landfall (Edit)

28:08
Tim Hecker ― Boreal Kiss, Part 1

29:55
Ólafur Arnalds ― Lokadu Augunum

32:59
Erik Wøllo ― Sphere (Into the Dream)

36:19
Bliss ― Spun Glass

41:41
Alio Die ― Intramundia

44:38
Stars Of The Lid ― The Kraut

51:39
Pete Namlook & Tetsu Inoue ― Morning Spirit (Edit)

52:45
Gulan ― Abstracto

The Calm Pill album Into the Dream was curated and mixed by Alaeddin and released on Uplifting Pills on June 6, 2021
Jun 06, 2021
Place to Rest My Head
1:02:14

As I lay my head to rest,
I pray my dreaming will be blessed:
With glittering starlight upon the moon,
Floating like a lost balloon.
With chuckling streams that catch the light,
And songbirds trilling with delight.
With soft white clouds in pure blue skies,
A lilting breeze that gently sighs.
With weeping willows that quietly droop
Their shadows, as they drape and stoop.
With blossom scents that chase the air,
Like children run without a care.
As I lay my head to sleep,
I pray my dreams are safe to keep.

― As I Lay My Head To Rest by Danielle Ward


Also, did you know that I have another podcast called Chill Pills (chill.upliftingpills.com). It features the same quality of craftmanship and careful curation you've come to expect from this show but focuses on more genres of music spanning chillout, lofi chill hop, chillstep and lounge.


Tracklist

00:00
Jon Hopkins ― Abandon Window

05:16
Rudy Adrian ― Moonwater

08:31
Rudy Adrian & Ron Boots ― Papanui Lagoon

10:53
Adham Shaikh & Tim Floyd ― Embers

15:05
Darshan Ambient ― Soft Land

22:00
Antonymes ― No Dominion [Demo Excerpt]

27:14
Robert Rich & Lisa Moscow ― Bija

37:32
Pepe Sitra ― Phoenix

42:32
Jeff Pearce ― Opening Theme

45:54
Rudy Adrian ― Eclipse

49:58
Alan Stivell ― La harpe, l'eau, le vent 1 (Telenn, avel, dour)

54:41
Deep Forest ― The Second Twilight

57:26
Steve Roach ― Saguaro

The Calm Pill album Place to Rest My Head was curated and mixed by Alaeddin and released on Uplifting Pills on May 5, 2021
May 05, 2021
Suspended Memories
1:00:00

I'm pleased to announce the launch of Calm Pills Ambient Radio (calmradio.uppmixes.com): a free 24/7 online radio station playing your favorite Calm Pill mixes which you can tune into anytime and just hit play!

Calm Pill library of mixes has grown over the years and many new listeners will not get to hear most of them due to how podcast episodes are presented (last to first), so it made sense to launch this station to help you discover your next favorite Calm Pill mix.

Hope you enjoy the station. I'm working on making it available through smart speakers. In the meantime, if you have any feedback on improving station's experience, email me a line at uppmixes.com/contact. You can also sign up for new releases mailing list (uppmixes.com/mailinglist) to get an update when smart speakers support is available.


Also, did you know that I have another podcast called Chill Pills (chill.upliftingpills.com). It features the same quality of craftmanship and careful curation you've come to expect from this show but focuses on more genres of music spanning chillout, lofi chill hop, chillstep and lounge.


Tracklist

00:00
Danny Elfman ― Finale (From "The Kingdom")

06:45
Jon Hopkins ― Opalescent

08:22
Jeff Pearce ― The Hidden Sky

11:46
Cliff Martinez ― He Had A Good Time

13:00
Global Communication ― 12:18

17:56
Tetsu Inoue ― Low Of Vibration

23:08
James Johnson ― Minimum #5

33:39
David Helping ― All Things End

37:24
Alio Die ― The Circular Development Of Time

45:09
Steve Roach ― Saguaro

47:09
Aeoliah ― Whispers Among The Stars

The Calm Pill album Suspended Memories was curated and mixed by Alaeddin and released on Uplifting Pills on April 12, 2021
Apr 13, 2021
Remember Me
1:03:48

I dedicated my last Chill Pill mix to my best friend who left this world all too quickly last month from his short-lived flight with COVID. Since then, and following the funeral that I couldn't attend in person, I fell into a deep existential breaking point as I realized the fragility of life, and grabbled with the conviction that this can't be all that we are, all that we live for, and all that remains of us. I imagined that even if Chris was ready to go, that he'd want me to remember him, to tell the world that he walked this earth with kindness, humility and desire to make it a better place.

To me, what's harder than the helplessness I feel against the raging monster of never-again, is the thought that with every passing day, his memory is slipping away, one tiny fragment at a time. I don't know how long this mix will live on, but while it does, I hope it tells the story of a man who once existed, who was a best friend to me through thick and thin. I may or may never have a friend like him again, but for the rest of my days I'm going to remember and cherish all the moments I was blessed to have shared with him.


Also, did you know that I have another podcast called Chill Pills (chill.upliftingpills.com). It features the same quality of craftmanship and careful curation you've come to expect from this show but focuses on more genres of music spanning chillout, lofi chill hop, chillstep and lounge.


Tracklist

00:00
amble ― May Kasahara

03:21
David Helpling ― The Real World

04:34
Spheriá ― Don't Forget Me

07:56
amble ― Circumambulation

14:12
Thom Brennan ― Stories From The Forest Part 1

17:36
Warmth ― Every Day From Now

25:08
Cousin Silas ― October Grasslands

29:48
Biosphere ― Kyle

30:06
amble ― Narcissus and Goldmund

33:32
Andrew Tasselmyer ― Dawn Light

35:13
Kip Mazuy ― Where We Dissappear As One

41:52
Michael Stearns ― Sabana

45:47
Andrew Tasselmyer ― Number 6

48:02
Harold Budd & Robin Guthrie ― The Belles Of Saint Andrew

51:07
Slow Dancing Society ― Nerves

58:54
José Venditti ― The Phantom of the Night

60:44
Ben Lukas Boysen ― Sorry

The Calm Pill album Remember Me was curated and mixed by Alaeddin and released on Uplifting Pills on March 22, 2021
Mar 22, 2021
An Ocean of Stars
1:00:00

I'm happy to present the very first guest mix on this show, by none other than my friend and previous collaborator Tonepoet. His ambient mixes on his Spaceman's Transmissions podcast are exquisitely crafted pieces of art, and he is gracing this show with a beautiful painting that he describes below. He also creates beautiful guitar-infused ambient music which I have featured heavily in the past. Check out his music and mixes below and enjoy the show.

mixcloud.com/Tonepoet
tonepoet.bandcamp.com

"Look up at the night sky, dear listeners, and tell me what you see. A vast and empty curtain that swallows up light? A void riddled with tiny diamonds? A dark and lifeless pasture? Now, look past that, and begin to transcend above these former descriptions of the cosmic drape. It is the cosmic ocean, and it's much more vast that we can conceive. This galactic wall is graced with glistening stars like well-worn shells that are eroding to reveal a delicate sheen, planet illuminated that produce reflective shimmers not unlike ocean waves, and a stunning moon that drifts like a sand dollar in the sky. This is the true cosmic skyscape for all of us: the limitless sea of unimagined intensity and grace. See it for what it really is, and immerse yourself within its cleansing cosmic tide.

As we drift within the cosmic tide, allow the ceremony of cleansing your senses and mind with the sweet nectar of this aural current of sound and light that carries you into the ether. Allow this current to guide you to that destination that yields an oasis of wonderment, purity, and self-purpose. It is here on this island within the star speckled ocean in which you are rewarded with an awareness of your potential and creative drive. Spark your ambitions with this flame of enlightenment.

The staff here at Spaceman's Transmissions takes deep pride in producing only the highest quality products for our clients. When you old boy Tonepoet steps out to get fresh air, do not think that he has abandoned you as an aimless, drifting co-pilot without a mission or destination. This detour is only an effort to reassess the correct pathway to our destination and forge new means for attaining the zenith of our journey. You, the co-pilot, are vital to all of our voyages. So it is said.

An absolute acknowledgement and ridiculously extreme 'thank you' goes out to Calm Pills for not only serving up like-minded initiatives, but for hosting this mix and being an amazing resource and friend. Cheers, Aladdin!

Peace.

Turn on, tune in, drift in the ether..."


Tracklist

00:00
Nobody ― Sounds Of The Sea

00:30
Abstract Aprils ― We’re All Clouds

03:13
Parks ― When The Last Ferry Left Helsingborg

09:26
Benoît Pioulard ― &c. (Excerpt)

12:14
Caustic Reverie ― Induction Sermon

15:10
Max Ananyev ― Golden Haze

20:26
Steve Gibbs ― Adrift

25:45
Somniscape ― Catamaran

28:28
626 ― Echaskech (Kevin Bryce Remix) (Excerpt)

29:55
Ben Woods ― Thought

32:55
Virus ― Seconda Parte (Excerpt)

33:24
Panoptique Electrical ― Night Dance (Excerpt)

37:03
halftribe ― Balm

39:41
Latent Places ― Altitude (Excerpt)

41:28
Matt Starling ― Music For Nina (6 Minute Edit)

46:16
Olan Mill ― Pine

48:31
Yair Elazar Glotman & Mats Erlandsson ― Procession (Excerpt)

51:09
Jónsi & Alex Somers ― Hundslappadrífa

55:21
Morimoto Naoki ― Off

The Calm Pill album An Ocean of Stars was curated and mixed by Alaeddin and released on Uplifting Pills on February 7, 2021
Feb 07, 2021
Awakened Souls
54:16

In this album, I would like to invite you to sample the world of awakened souls (awakenedsouls.bandcamp.com), an ambient music project of veteran electronic music producer James Bernard and his wife Cynthia. When I stumbled on their album how we heal, I knew I had found an artist who creates music for the same reason I create these mixes: to heal. Their mission is to "help others find the sense of healing that music brings to them" and their name comes from their "hope to be in touch with the most authentic parts of ourselves." I think you will find that their music indeed lives up to this ambition and is conducive to quite reflection.

As always, if you like what you hear, check out the time-stamped track list and support awakened souls and all the other great artists featured on this mix by buying and streaming their music.


Also, did you know that I have another podcast called Chill Pills (chill.upliftingpills.com). It features the same quality of craftmanship and careful curation you've come to expect from this show but focuses on more genres of music spanning chillout, lofi chill hop, chillstep and lounge.


Tracklist

00:00
Gallery Six ― Under the Morning Mist

02:34
Rudy Adrian ― Shelter From The Storm

06:58
Andrew Tasselmyer ― Mai Khao Sunset

10:13
Warmth ― Reflector

17:06
Dreamware ― Periphery

21:02
Stijn Hüwels ― A kind of a path

23:36
awakened souls ― A New Era

28:24
Tonepoet ― A Lonely Dwarf Revolves In Peace

32:09
awakened souls ― bodhichitta

36:29
An Imaginal Space ― Circles

39:17
awakened souls ― nightly meditation

44:44
Murcof ― Chapitre VI

47:24
awakened souls ― citrus sunset

The Calm Pill album Awakened Souls was curated and mixed by Alaeddin and released on Uplifting Pills on January 17, 2021
Jan 17, 2021
Weightless
1:00:00

Happy new year everyone. Let's make the best of 2021. I'm energized and looking forward to crafting for you more mixes showcasing the best of what ambient genre has to offer.

Let's start this year with another trip back in time to a mix I released 5 years ago as part of my Drifter ambient series, which I created under my previous pseudonym DJ Seroton. At the time, I dedicated it to the wonderful people behind Ambient-Nights (mixcloud.com/Ambient_Nights), who I had the pleasure of joining as part of the Ambient-Nights Mixer Family. Ambient-Nights was the site that got me hooked on ambient music since I discovered it in 2007. The quality of their mixes is really extraordinary, and they have a body of work that will sure take some time to go through, but the experience will be just as rewarding.

Fun fact: I decided to call this mix after the second track, Weightless by Marconi Union. Few years after this mix was released, scientists singled out this song as "the world's most relaxing song." The song is filled with dreamy, mellow synths, soothing melodies and instrumentation composed of piano, guitar and electronic samples of natural soundscapes. Read this for more information:
https://www.independent.co.uk/arts-entertainment/music/news/relaxing-song-best-weightless-marconi-union-youtube-surgery-anxiety-a9011971.html


Also, did you know that I have another podcast called Chill Pills (chill.upliftingpills.com). It features the same quality of craftmanship and careful curation you've come to expect from this show but focuses on more genres of music spanning chillout, lofi chill hop, chillstep and lounge.


Tracklist

00:00
Another Green World ― Stream of Consciousness

06:16
Marconi Union ― Weightless

13:46
Andrew Lahiff ― Deserted

18:14
J Butler ― Grey

21:39
An Imaginal Space ― Cloudscape Timelapse 10.06.15 (Loop 16.05.15)

23:49
Jonson ― From the Outside Part Two

30:21
Cliff Martinez ― My Name On A Car

32:10
Bing Satellites ― 19 February 2012 part 2

35:04
Michael Stearns ― Procession (Sacred Ceremony) (Edit)

36:42
All India Radio ― Little Desert Ambient

38:43
Ben Woods ― Together Standing

42:10
Pete Namlook & Dr. Atmo ― Trip From Mars (Excerpt)

43:01
Eluvium ― Show Us Our Homes

47:26
Alio Die ― Spring Music

56:02
Secede ― Shrine

The Calm Pill album Weightless was curated and mixed by Alaeddin and released on Uplifting Pills on January 3, 2021
Jan 03, 2021
Tomorrow's Lights
1:01:46

What a year 2020 has been! We're not out of the woods yet, but we're here and we have few things we can be thankful for as this years draws to an end.

I'm thankful for all of you listeners and supporters of this show. I have recently been graced by an uptick of positive reviews on Apple Podcasts and other apps where this show is available. I treasure each one because it lets me know the positive effect this music has on your life.

I'm also thankful for the artists whose music make this show possible. Whenever you can, check out the timestamped playlist in the episode description and look up the songs you like.

Happy holidays everyone. Stay safe and cherish your loved ones. Tomorrow's lights will shine, and we will be together again.


Also, did you know that I have another podcast called Chill Pills (chill.upliftingpills.com). It features the same quality of craftmanship and careful curation you've come to expect from this show but focuses on more genres of music spanning chillout, lofi chill hop, chillstep and lounge.


Tracklist

00:00
Harry Gregson-Williams ― Mars

02:15
Dear Gravity ― Migrant

03:17
Dear Gravity ― Settled Odds

05:22
Michael FK feat. Solace ― Things We Wouldn't Say

12:09
David Helpling & Jon Jenkins ― Above All

14:34
Hollan Holmes ― Threshold

17:06
A Winged Victory For The Sullen ― A Symphony Pathetique

22:29
Aurastore ― Drift

34:04
Antonymes ― 311210

35:48
Slow Dancing Society ― The Delicate Sound of Silence

39:03
Mnemonic45 ― Sud

42:40
TUNESURGE ― I Saw Three Moons

44:28
Wolfgang Gsell & Lutz Thuns ― Urban Midnight Constellations (Excerpt)

47:38
City Of Dawn ― As She Quietly Dance in the Wander of Stars

53:02
Endless Melancholy ― A Minute In Between

53:48
Not a Number ― Cryodream Two

57:11
Thomas Köner ― Dalmatinska, Beograd

58:38
Luttrell ― Outro (Original Mix)

The Calm Pill album Tomorrow’s Lights was curated and mixed by Alaeddin and released on Uplifting Pills on December 12, 2020
Dec 12, 2020
One
1:01:00

On the eve of the 4th anniversary of Calm Pills (this series began back in Nov 15, 2016), let's take a trip back in time to the very first ambient mix I ever created. This is mix number one! I created it 8 years ago under my previous pseudonym DJ Seroton, and to this day it remains one of the best ones I have ever done. This is what I wrote in the release notes back in Jan 16, 2012:

What puts you to sleep?

I bet the answer to this question will vary from one person to the other. For me, I like total darkness, comfy pillow, and believe it or not, the constant sound of AC, which I’ve grown to appreciate as a way of eliminating little on-off noises from around the building. On top of that, when I’m in the mood, nothing beats a good playlist of pure and peaceful ambient music.

I first came to discover this wonderful style of music back in 2007, when I accidentally stumbled on a great site called Ambient Nights. Not knowing what this style of music was all about, I decided to give it a try and downloaded few of the mixes, created by Alex Hephaestion. I was in the middle of preparing a public speech at the time, my first one ever, and while researching my material, I would put these mixes on.

To my surprise, these mixes magically helped me focus and zone into my work in a weird but awesome way. I said weird because when you’re listening to ambient music, the idea is not to listen intently, but in a passive way. You just let it play in the background, and it’ll do its thing. This is best described by Brian Eno, one of the most influential artists in this genre and the one believed to have coined the term “ambient music“, who was quoted describing it as the kind of music that can be “actively listened to with attention or as easily ignored, depending on the choice of the listener”, and that exists on the “cusp between melody and texture”.

Not all ambient music is created equal. Over the years since my discovery, I’ve been curating my collection of ambient music that’s truly relaxing and in no way disturbing or weighs too much on the dark side. I think all that boils down to what you’re going to listen to in this 1 hour mix.

But mixing this style of music has proved a little challenging for me. When I sat out to create this mix, I wanted a mix that’s perfect to sleep to. This is easier said than done, because when you’re trying to sleep to music, the slightest off beat or melody can wake you up. So the mix must flow seamlessly from start to finish, and not have any surprises in the middle since the person listening to it might, and most likely will, drift off in the middle.

Also while creating this mix, it’s not just enough to make sure tracks flow seamlessly into each other. You’ve got to listen over and over to the entire mix to make sure you’re setting and maintaining the right mood, in this case sleeping mode, throughout the mix.

Overall, I think I’ve done a pretty good job with this one. I’ve even took it for a spin and tried sleeping to it. After a few tweaks, I think I’ve managed to perfect it. Well, at least I hope you do think so.


Also, did you know that I have another podcast called Chill Pills (chill.upliftingpills.com). It features the same quality of craftmanship and careful curation you've come to expect from this show but focuses on more genres of music spanning chillout, lofi chill hop, chillstep and lounge.


Tracklist

00:00
Danny Elfman ― Friendship

04:07
Brian Eno ― The Real

06:12
Christopher Short ― Twilight

13:28
Aeolian String Ensemble ― Eclipse

15:42
Sven Väth ― Ballet Dancer

20:45
David Brunn ― Crater Lake (Hephaestion Edit)

23:53
Chris Spheeris & Paul Voudouris ― Passage

30:24
ATB ― Under The Sky

33:52
David ― Ruhe

36:07
Harold Budd, Brian Eno ― Failing Light

39:40
Mind Over Matter ― Brahman

42:08
Byron Metcalf, Mark Seelig, Steve Roach ― Gone…Beyond

52:04
Transambient Communications ― Ocean Waves At Sunset

55:10
Moby ― Overland

The Calm Pill album One was curated and mixed by Alaeddin and released on Uplifting Pills on November 14, 2020
Nov 14, 2020
Deathless Slumber
59:58

I'm back with yet another guest mix. This time I approached Alessio who hosts Corsica One, a series that showcases carefully curated selection of uplifting and evocative soundscapes. His show is all about variety, and that inspired me to do something a bit different to start this Calm Pill mix with, something a bit more mystic. I think you'll like it.


Also, did you know that I have another podcast called Chill Pills (chill.upliftingpills.com). It features the same quality of craftmanship and careful curation you've come to expect from this show but focuses on more genres of music spanning chillout, lofi chill hop, chillstep and lounge.


Tracklist

00:00
Tonepoet ― Impulses (Excerpt)

01:22
Nox Arcana ― Nyarlathotep

01:52
Moonshine Blues ― Dawn (Excerpt)

02:38
Pete Namlook & Tetsu Inoue ― Morning Spirit

03:00
Rebekkah's Cousin Silas ― the Rachel suite - part 009

04:15
Jonn Serrie & Gary Stroutsos ― Sea of Clouds

09:51
Ornament ― Ambeyond

16:24
Darren Harper ― Vanishing Point (the receding edge pt.2)

23:24
Cousin Silas ― Moving Away

33:46
John Foxx & Harold Budd ― A Delicate Romance

39:30
Tonepoet & Wings Of An Angel ― Dreaming Out Loud

43:58
Matt Borghi & Michael Teager ― Convocation

51:37
Diatonis ― The River Flowing

The Calm Pill album Deathless Slumber was curated and mixed by Alaeddin and released on Uplifting Pills on October 14, 2020
Oct 15, 2020
Spherule
1:00:36

In his seminal album Ambient 1: Music for Airports, Brian Eno proclaimed "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". Over at AmbientSoundbath.com podcast, Matt has been curating and producing longform ambient albums that are faithful to that aspirational ideal of ambient music. I really admire the work Matt is doing, including his YouTube channel, that I reached out to him with a proposal to create a guest mix, and he graciously accepted.

Check out Matt's Ambient Soundbath podcast:
https://ambientsoundbath.com/

And his ambient guitar albums:
https://mattborghi.bandcamp.com/


Also, did you know that I have another podcast called Chill Pills (chill.upliftingpills.com). It features the same quality of craftmanship and careful curation you've come to expect from this show but focuses on more genres of music spanning chillout, lofi chill hop, chillstep and lounge.


Tracklist

00:00
Warmth ― Essay

07:48
Hakobune ― love knows where

17:20
Andrew Lahiff ― Distant Fragments

23:21
Fading Language ― A Space in the Silence

25:34
Andrew Lahiff ― A Lingering Light

30:21
Tonepoet ― Solar Wind

34:47
kwajbasket ― and then i entered the void to find you

37:52
Max Corbacho ― No Day nor Night

41:00
Oöphoi ― Riding A White Swan Over Silent Lands

48:32
Warmth ― Spherule

54:40
Havenaire ― Brute Camp

59:56
Ishq ― Midnight Grove (Excerpt)

The Calm Pill album Spherule was curated and mixed by Alaeddin and released on Uplifting Pills on September 25, 2020
Sep 25, 2020
Stasis
59:22

I call to you in longing
by the light of the moon,
billowing clouds envelope me
with absence of pain or fear
all time suspended.

In the stillness of this night,
peace washes over me
as I listen to the Universe...
do you hear its whisper,
do you feel its heartbeat?

You smile inside the clouds
as we yearn to become one,
lingering until the color of dawn
spills across the sky.

The Stillness of This Night by James Casey


Also, did you know that I have another podcast called Chill Pills (chill.upliftingpills.com). It features the same quality of craftmanship and careful curation you've come to expect from this show but focuses on more genres of music spanning chillout, lofi chill hop, chillstep and lounge.


Tracklist
00:00
Olivia Belli ― Wheeling Stars (REMIX)02:06
Federico Durand ― La Casa De Los Abuelos04:00
Kip Mazuy ― Sweet Stillness11:08
kwajbasket ― Shuttr16:32
Bedroom ― Pirouttes

19:36
Dawn Chorus and the Infallible Sea ― alpha

24:12
Piotr Michałowski ― Phoenix

26:40
Porya Hatami ― Restless

29:20
Tonepoet ― A Wandering Soul Is Not Always A Lost One

33:12
Slow Dancing Society ― Radiance

36:56
Warmth ― Parallel rework

40:31
adham shaikh ― BLossom Part 7

46:00
Stars Of The Lid ― Summertimes

49:18
Wayne Robert Thomas ― Allemandes I and II

54:12
Otto A Totland ― Aquet

57:06
Otto A Totland ― Closer

The Calm Pill album Stasis was curated and mixed by Alaeddin and released on Uplifting Pills on August 26, 2020
Aug 26, 2020
As The World Comes Into Focus
1:00:41

This mix was released on this day 5 years ago as part of my Drifter ambient series, which I created under my previous pseudonym DJ Seroton. It was the second collaboration I have done with the talented musician Tonepoet, who creates an excellent ambient mix podcast called Spaceman's Transmissions. We gave this mix the title of “As The World Comes into Focus”. It’s essentially an exploration of our inner senses as we drift in and out of consciousness. You may recognize this feeling from a time when you drifted off to sleep and then brought back somehow to faint awakening, only to drift back afterwards into a peaceful and restful sleep.

This is what Tonepoet had to say about the mix and our collaboration:

"While a simple mix from myself would seem sufficient, having the partnership with the humbling DJ SEROTON is one thing that pushes this mix far over the edge. I was fortunate to be given the opportunity to create 2 mixes with him (the other is DRIFTER VOL. 6). For this particular mix, I stirred up the first half of the set, and he countered my vision with an unparalleled mix of intensity, beauty, and authority. It's really nice to have someone enhance my intentions and gives a fresh vibe to the set. The unpredictability of the outcome is what provides inspiration smiles. Not only is DJ Seroton such a very cool guy and like-minded music aficionado, but his production standards of both his art and presentation are of the highest standards. I really felt that I should do my best so as to really raise the standard of what we both could offer our peace seeking listeners. I'm very confident that together we have woven the perfect texture of sound and color; using light as glue and sealing it all in a consumable format for your mind and ears.

My hope is that the music brings you a sense of solitude and elation. Feel free to use the music any time you need those sensations. Peace."


Also, did you know that I have another podcast called Chill Pills (chill.upliftingpills.com). It features the same quality of craftmanship and careful curation you've come to expect from this show but focuses on more genres of music spanning chillout, lofi chill hop, chillstep and lounge.


Tracklist

00:00
Woob ― Stranger Air (Error #1) - Repurpose

02:21
Umber ― Öpik-Oort

04:41
Aural Method ― As I Awoke...

06:00
Pseudosphère ― Aperception III

11:03
Monk By The Sea ― Lighthouse

13:58
Good Weather For An Airstrike ― Awaiting Your Arrival

17:44
Ben Lovett ― Surrender

20:28
Tonepoet ― Within My Mind An Ocean Appears

21:27
Tonepoet ― Things Left Unsaid

24:14
Umber feat. Good Weather For An Airstrike ― Sunshine Youth

28:24
Brambles ― To Speak Of Solitude

31:04
Aaron Zigman ― Anna On The Floor

31:32
Bing Satellites ― Soothing Image 46

34:09
Bing Satellites ― Dark Clouds

38:49
Adham Shaikh & Tim Floyd ― Portals (Part II)

43:35
Jonson ― Reason of Senses

49:05
Otto A Totland ― Seveen

50:09
Stars Of The Lid ― I Will Surround You

52:15
Ben Woods ― The Brightest Lights in the Darkest Skies

The Calm Pill album As The World Comes Into Focus was curated and mixed by Alaeddin and released on Uplifting Pills on August 7, 2020
Aug 07, 2020
Drowning Last Light
1:00:02

Brilliant colors wash over the sky
The wonder of it all brings out a sigh

Clouds bathed in the rich tones at dusk
Give way to a crimson, for some it's a must

The elegance of the sun sinking into the sea
Did God make all this especially for me?

The stars emerge through the deepened sky
And one by one they brighten ones eye

Moonbeams dance; sparkling upon the waves
This awesome sight, always brings out the raves

There is a joy in viewing this scene
To clarify the memory of what life means

As steady as the breeze that blows from the sea
I'll always cherish sunsets made special for me

As constant as the pounding of the surf
As sure as the green grass weaves on the turf

With the certainty that the sun will rise
Love will go on if seen with these eyes

Fading Light by James Casey


Also, did you know that I have another podcast called Chill Pills (chill.upliftingpills.com). It features the same quality of craftmanship and careful curation you've come to expect from this show but focuses on more genres of music spanning chillout, lofi chill hop, chillstep and lounge.


Tracklist

00:00
Quiet Evenings ― Riverbend (Excerpt)

03:26
Andrew Lahiff ― We Lost Sight Of The Island

07:03
Christina Vantzou ― Shadow Sun

11:40
Ψystein Sevεg ― Thundernight

13:11
Ben Johnson Music Factory ― Sunset In Anchorage

15:01
Luke Faulkner ― Silhouette

16:53
Nils Frahm ― The Roughest Trade

19:36
Aurastore ― Worlds Of Possibilities

23:13
Hazy ― Forever

26:11
An Imaginal Space feat. Zefora ― Lamentations Part VI

34:06
Dylan C. Jones ― Drowning Last Light

39:32
Benjamin Dauer ― The Softest of Light

46:42
Brian Eno ― A Clearing

49:12
Macroform ― The Heart Chakra

The Calm Pill album Drowning Last Light was curated and mixed by Alaeddin and released on Uplifting Pills on July 21, 2020
Jul 21, 2020
Seclusion
59:15

This album is dedicated to Antonymes, an artist whose work has inspired me for years. Ian's music has been described as "rich in ambient textures and tonal arrangements that are both beautiful and haunting. If you close your eyes you can see a landscape that pulses with color and life that cannot be seen with the human eye." (Joseph Timmons, blogcritics.org)

The opening track, Coming Into Silence, was Ian's contribution to a charity compilation album called Gap In Time, whose proceeds go to WHO's efforts to counteract the effects of the Covid-19 pandemic. This highlights yet another side of Ian's character. His humane, down-to-earth and generous qualities shed light on the wonderful human being behind this mesmerizing music.

As if this wasn't enough, Ian's an avid designer and photographer. He carved out a unique niche in photography: documenting disused properties across the UK and Europe. The cover photo of this album was shot by Ian, and is part of a great set of photos reflecting the haunting decay of abandoned buildings.


Also, did you know that I have another podcast called Chill Pills (chill.upliftingpills.com). It features the same quality of craftmanship and careful curation you've come to expect from this show but focuses on more genres of music spanning chillout, lofi chill hop, chillstep and lounge.


Tracklist

00:00
Antonymes ― Coming Into Silence

04:58
An Imaginal Space ― 22nd July 2014

06:02
Cousin Silas & Kuutana ― Between Heaven And Earth

14:49
Tonepoet ― The Beginning Of The End (Edit)

21:12
TUNESURGE ― The Lunar Voyage

24:11
Andrew Lahiff ― Longing

26:06
ontol ― Bethantrobl

30:31
Marconi Union ― Blue Collar Parade

36:13
Tonepoet ― The Stars Above

37:36
Ben Woods ― Above & Beyond

39:38
Max Richter ― If You Came This Way

47:47
Weingarten - Charlton ― Comfort In Silence

51:18
Jóhann Jóhannsson ― Melodia (IV) (Live at Ancienne Belgique)

53:00
Sabled Sun ― Acid Rain

55:47
Antonymes ― 261210

The Calm Pill album Seclusion was curated and mixed by Alaeddin and released on Uplifting Pills on June 14, 2020
Jun 14, 2020
4 Years
1:00:00

Time goes by but memories never fade. I released this mix on this day 4 years ago, a week after my friend passed away. It would become the 9th and final episode of my Drifter ambient series. It is a deeply personal mix in which I tried to express a never-before-felt outpouring of grief. Somehow the tracks I've chosen had titles that told a similar story, and those words by Megan Bokowski were quite consoling at the time:

The time soon comes for parting,
And our time is at an end,
The rest of your life is starting,
And we have no time at all to spend.

You knew one day you’d have to go,
But thought you’d have more time.
We can’t reverse time’s one-way flow,
But at least you’ll have this rhyme.

You had your shining moments,
Upon this life’s darkened stage,
And in my book of wonderments,
You’ll never be just another page.

Like the exploding of a star,
You’ve changed me in and out,
Your light will travel with me far,
Past when all other lights go out.

Drifter’s Melody by Megan R. Bokowski


Also, did you know that I have another podcast called Chill Pills (chill.upliftingpills.com). It features the same quality of craftmanship and careful curation you've come to expect from this show but focuses on more genres of music spanning chillout, lofi chill hop, chillstep and lounge.


Tracklist

00:00
Kreng ― Karcist

01:39
Rob Simonsen ― I Want to Call Him

03:21
Accelra ― The Woodworker (Remix)

10:57
Solarsoul & Nimanty ― The Starry Sky (Original Space Ambient Mix)

19:12
Sokkyō ― Las Perseidas

22:01
Stray Theories ― Blackout

28:04
Andrew Lahiff ― Clouds

30:38
Eluvium ― Wind Book (Excerpt)

32:21
Ben Woods ― No Word From Above

34:02
Kreng ― Acceptance

36:04
Rudy Adrian ― Fading Light

37:20
Biosphere ― Hyperborea (Excerpt)

38:43
36 ― Another World

42:16
Marconi Union ― Northern Stations

45:08
Fellirium ― Beyond the Dream (part 3)

54:44
Stray Theories ― Breathless

The Calm Pill album 4 Years was curated and mixed by Alaeddin and released on Uplifting Pills on May 31, 2020
May 31, 2020
Stream of Thought
1:00:29

I'm lost in a stream of thoughts
Afraid of controlling the dark
If hope shall come to question
It's surprise to hesitation

Whither away for memories
Hide the past from destiny
It's a lesson to hold for
To try and gain more

Lost in a Stream of Thought by Emma Vernacchia


Also, did you know that I have another podcast called Chill Pills (chill.upliftingpills.com). It features the same quality of craftmanship and careful curation you've come to expect from this show but focuses on more genres of music spanning chillout, lofi chill hop, chillstep and lounge.


Tracklist

00:00
4lienetic ― Fem

02:48
Porya Hatami & Lee Anthony Norris ― Orpheus In The Willow

08:43
Abstract Aprils ― Gravity

12:29
Jim Perkins ― Outside

14:08
Biba Dupont ― L'Asie se élève

16:10
Geotic ― The Human

26:16
Gang Violins ― Greater Forces (Comp Version)

27:51
Ex Confusion ― Sketches For The Truth

31:08
Ben Woods ― Things Weren't Always This Way

33:21
Antonymes ― 291210

33:53
Time Rival ― Drain the Sun

37:08
Kip Mazuy ― Now Is Forever

47:30
An Imaginal Space ― Kernow

51:20
Porya Hatami ― Transition

54:56
Adham Shaikh & Tim Floyd ― Lullaby

The Calm Pill album Stream of Thought was curated and mixed by Alaeddin and released on Uplifting Pills on May 16, 2020
May 16, 2020
Refracted World
1:03:02

This mix is inspired by one of the best ambient albums I have heard in recent memory: Kaleidoscope by none other than my good friend and previous mix collaborator Tonepoet. Released on his birthday this year, he describes it as a semi-autobiographical album representing some of life changes he has been going through. What drew me to this album, besides the phenomenal music, is the message that Tom wanted to convey about seeing the world refracted through a metaphorical kaleidoscope to see its beauty with childlike wonder and innocence. Tom has a better way with words so I'm going to cite his words describing the album below. I highly encourage you to check out and purchase his albums, and if you were to ask what other ambient mixes I recommend, his Spaceman's Transmissions mixes are the first ones I'd recommend!

"The title 'Kaleidoscope' was chosen as a reference to the device used (mostly) by kids to refract the world around them and display it in a fascinatingly colorful recreation. No matter how you twist and turn the device, it yields a captivating image that for a mere moment represents your entire world. I honestly can't remember a time as a child when I thought that every single representation I created wasn't the best thing ever.

While this children's toy is a symmetrical world and makes a lot of sense, the adult world is asymmetrical and seen in many different and ever changing angles. We seek to (blindly and effortlessly) navigate through the ether by jumping from one distorted angle of perceived success to the next with hopes that we land on our feet.

In an attempt to feel and act grown up, we've abandoned our true inner longings and dreams, our childlike wonder and innocence. Instead of 'finding the time', MAKE the time to restore yourself back to that refracted world of enthusiasm and elation with a renewed sense of how to achieve your objectives with an innocence that is a dynamic reflection of your innocent creativity. I know that I will. Peace."


Also, did you know that I have another podcast called Chill Pills (chill.upliftingpills.com). It features the same quality of craftmanship and careful curation you've come to expect from this show but focuses on more genres of music spanning chillout, lofi chill hop, chillstep and lounge.


Tracklist

00:00
Tonepoet ― The Young Boy Finds The World

02:24
Robert Scott Thompson & James Johnson ― Stolen Moment

05:38
Cousin Silas ― Naomi's Lullaby

09:02
Tonepoet ― Infinity Machine

12:48
Kip Mazuy ― Lullaby

17:02
Good Weather For An Airstrike ― Twisted Knuckles

18:25
Geotic ― Filling Our Lives With Each Other

22:38
Tonepoet ― kalos eïdos skopeïn (An Ending)

25:45
Christina Vantzou ― 11:11

29:34
Ben Woods ― Realms of Detachment

34:18
Olan Mill ― Flume

37:52
Tonepoet ― Memories Of Dust

44:06
Toaster ― Shannon

48:32
Jordan Christoff ― Wash

51:41
Jeff Pearce ― Rain Clouds

59:16
Tonepoet ― An Imaginary Stream Illuminated With Bright Fishes

The Calm Pill album Refracted World was curated and mixed by Alaeddin and released on Uplifting Pills on May 6, 2020
May 06, 2020
Slow Drifter
58:57

Holding the compass of uncertainties,
Carrying the baggage of memories,
The drifter is drifting along with the tides…

Without boundaries or borders,
Floating with the moment,
The drifter is weaving timeless dreams…

The journey of love and joy,
Build in every pause life takes,
Never holding back the voyage,
The drifter survives in the passion…

Miles and milestones left behind,
The strides always ahead of the past,
Moving forward in the distance,
The drifter fades between the lines of present and future…

from The Drifter by Jayakumar K


Also, did you know that I have another podcast called Chill Pills (chill.upliftingpills.com). It features the same quality of craftmanship and careful curation you've come to expect from this show but focuses on more genres of music spanning chillout, lofi chill hop, chillstep and lounge.


Tracklist

00:00
Gallery Six ― limicoline

04:19
Tone Color ― An English Summer

06:42
Accelra ― Resistance

09:25
Ten and Tracer ― Hetch Hetchy Crowd

10:10
Alio Die ― Il Tempo Magico Di Saturnia Pavonia

18:02
Kip Mazuy ― Love & Devotion

25:54
Hauschka ― Old Man Playing Boules

28:20
Billow Observatory ― Odessa

29:04
TUNESURGE ― Island Surf

31:52
Good Weather For An Airstrike ― An Ode To Fring

33:52
Jóhann Jóhannsson ― Flight From The City

36:56
Hollan Holmes ― The Eternal Cosmos

43:12
Olan Mill ― Gurriva

46:30
James Johnson & Robert Scott Thompson ― Endless

51:04
The Captive Oceans ― A Will To Live (Thrive)

56:23
Elskavon ― Fair Fading

The Calm Pill album Slow Drifter was curated and mixed by Alaeddin and released on Uplifting Pills on March 29, 2020
Mar 29, 2020
Planetarium
1:01:44

Nils Feldhus is one the most productive and talented fellow mix producers that I know. He hosts two shows on Proton and Frisky Radio and have been curating ambient and atmospheric electronic music mixes under Helioscope and Planetarium brands since 2011 (right around the same time I started making mixes under the DJ Seroton pseudonym).

I'm especially a fan of his Planetarium selections, which share a lot of the same ambient feel as my Calm Pills (and previously Drifter) mixes. I approached him and he was happy to have me guest mix on his show. I think this turned out to be one of the best ones I've created and I hope you like it too.

I would also like to dedicate this mix to my friend Alaeddin Naasani. I've known him since college and I was surprised that the day I silently put a "tip me" link on my website (for fans of the show who want to show their support and appreciation), he was the first to do so with a generous amount that I proceeded to use to buy the songs featured on this episode. Thanks Alaeddin!


Also, did you know that I have another podcast called Chill Pills (chill.upliftingpills.com). It features the same quality of craftmanship and careful curation you've come to expect from this show but focuses on more genres of music spanning chillout, lofi chill hop, chillstep and lounge.


Tracklist

00:00
Good Weather For An Airstrike ― A Quiet Day

05:37
Ben McElroy ― Ocean Left Unspoken

09:00
Jon Hopkins ― Immunity (with King Creosote)

12:56
Slow Meadow ― Helium Life Jacket

16:12
Alio Die & Antonio Testa ― One Nairb (Edit)

22:48
Brother Saturn ― As Empty as I Seem (Way Out Here)

27:20
Ashot Danielyan ― C-Meditation

30:44
Good Weather For An Airstrike ― Storm Fronts

34:52
Pepo Galán ― Bleeding Eyes (Shuta Yasukochi Remix)

38:55
Blake Ewing ― North

40:29
Stars Of The Lid ― Articulate Silences, Pt. 1

44:46
Gallery Six ― Awayuki

48:51
Moby ― Homeward Angel

57:21
Slow Meadow ― Lonesome Summer (Bonus Track)

The Calm Pill album Planetarium was curated and mixed by Alaeddin and released on Uplifting Pills on February 23, 2020
Feb 23, 2020
Quarantine
1:03:53

My thoughts and prayers are with the people affected by the vicious 2019-nCoV Novel Coronavirus. I can't imagine what it feels like to be isolated and quarantined, along with your fears of the unknown. This mix is for you. I hope it eases your affliction.


Also, did you know that I have another podcast called Chill Pills (chill.upliftingpills.com). It features the same quality of craftmanship and careful curation you've come to expect from this show but focuses on more genres of music spanning chillout, lofi chill hop, chillstep and lounge.


Tracklist

00:00
Lucy Claire ― Paelistin

04:40
Jonn Serrie & Gary Stroutsos ― Vision Lake

06:47
Tom Hartney feat. Dyllan Joyce ― Insular

08:21
factory ― all that remains

09:51
Alio Die ― Time In Absence (Exercpt)

11:36
Andrew Lahiff ― Night in a Winter Forest

18:39
Robin Guthrie & Harold Budd ― My Monochrome Vision

22:20
Brother Saturn ― By Dreaming, You'll Wake Up

25:41
Spheriá ― Otjánbird Pt. I

27:54
Justin Hurwitz ― Baby Mark / I Oughta Be Getting Home / Crater

30:46
Lucette Bourdin ― Dweller in the Infinite

35:56
Cousin Silas & Martin Neuhold ― Reflections From Childhood

42:00
Justin Hurwitz ― Pat and Janet / Squawk Box

45:46
Apocryphos ― Consanguineous Spirit

50:56
Cygni Vox ― The Door Into Autumn

57:23
Bing Satellites & Daniel Land ― Of North Wales

59:36
A Cerulean State ― Perhaps Things Had Finally Begun to Move

The Calm Pill album Quarantine was curated and mixed by Alaeddin and released on Uplifting Pills on February 5, 2020
Feb 06, 2020
Unabridged Rest
1:00:02

"Cool night air lulls us to cast away our net defenses, and bury our weariness deep into our soft pillow. The troubles of the day are behind us, and joyful hope awaits us when remove the vale of sweet slumber." ― Joseph Kushnir


Also, did you know that I have another podcast called Chill Pills (chill.upliftingpills.com). It features the same quality of craftmanship and careful curation you've come to expect from this show but focuses on more genres of music spanning chillout, lofi chill hop, chillstep and lounge.


Tracklist

00:00
r.roo ― vdokh

02:21
Antonymes ― Means Of Escape (i)

05:36
Colliding Galaxies ― Arctic

06:16
Cousin Silas ― Cascading Sky

11:28
DJsNeverEndingStory ― Unabridged Rest

18:48
Purl ― Oceanima

25:47
Antonymes ― Elegy IV

29:02
Calicofrost ― Melting Your Wings Into The Night

32:56
Ocean in a Bottle ― From Winter...

38:53
John Foxx & Harold Budd ― Raindust

44:00
Gulan ― Floating In Space

50:02
Simon Wilkinson ― Parallax Frequency Shift

The Calm Pill album Unabridged Rest was curated and mixed by Alaeddin and released on Uplifting Pills on October 31, 2019
Oct 31, 2019
Beauty In Decay
1:00:00

Every season has its special beauty and autumn is no exception. Watching the trees turn from a uniform green to all varieties of gold, yellow and red is a spectacular experience. One can almost be blinded by the fiery brilliance. How can it be that all this beauty is sign of death and decay? With all this beauty there is a certain sadness in knowing that the changing colors foreshadow the arrival of a long cold winter.


Also, did you know that I have another podcast called Chill Pills (chill.upliftingpills.com). It features the same quality of craftmanship and careful curation you've come to expect from this show but focuses on more genres of music spanning chillout, lofi chill hop, chillstep and lounge.


Tracklist

00:00
Warmth ― Wave Growth

04:42
Kip Mazuy ― A Sensual Dawn

11:12
Tomasz Bednarczyk ― Little Spring (Excerpt)

11:56
Ben Lukas Boysen ― The Veil

18:06
Ben Lukas Boysen ― Only In The Dark

20:44
Gallery Six ― syunsui

24:51
Nils Frahm ― Passing

29:06
Gallery Six ― glimpse

30:02
Luke Howard ― Forgotten Postcards

33:56
Stars Of The Lid ― Even (Out) +

35:53
Stars Of The Lid ― Dopamine Clouds Over Craven Cottage

38:52
Gallery Six ― sojou

42:24
Michael Stearns ― The Dream

43:16
Moshimoss ― My Everlong

45:32
Stellardrone ― Nightscape

52:20
A Winged Victory For The Sullen ― All Farewells Are Sudden

57:19
Endless Melancholy ― End Credits

The Calm Pill album Beauty In Decay was curated and mixed by Alaeddin and released on Uplifting Pills on September 28, 2019
Sep 28, 2019
Heaven Sings
1:00:00

May the music of the heavens,
Dance around you in the air;
May each step that you are taking,
Be paved with great success;
And behind each door you open,
There be love and happiness.

May angels keep guard over you,
As you walk along lifes way;
And may your life be truly blessed,
As you start each brand new day.

― Excerpt from Heaven's Song by Allison Chambers Coxsey


Also, did you know that I have another podcast called Chill Pills (chill.upliftingpills.com). It features the same quality of craftmanship and careful curation you've come to expect from this show but focuses on more genres of music spanning chillout, lofi chill hop, chillstep and lounge.


Tracklist

00:00
Clemens Ruh ― In The Dark

02:20
Keith Kenniff ― Remnants

04:58
Lowercase Noises ― 9

07:06
Alexandre Desplat ― At Home with Mum

11:59
Jacob David ― Omkuld

15:40
Arros ― Refresh One's Memory

19:32
ID ― Lullaby

25:00
Olan Mill ― Seadailer

27:53
Paul Avgerinos ― Heaven Sings

30:08
Tenaya ― If This Is Real I Don't Need To Dream

33:26
Abstract Aprils ― Daring Remedy

40:42
Michael Manring ― Far

41:58
Tonepoet ― The Journey Of A Single Breath (For Paula)

46:24
Library Tapes ― Fragment II

49:43
subtractiveLAD ― Nocturne

The Calm Pill album Heaven Sings was curated and mixed by Alaeddin and released on Uplifting Pills on December 14, 2018
Dec 15, 2018
Ascension
1:51:00

After some time in the works, I'm happy to share this latest installment in the Calm Pill series: a first of a kind double album that I created exclusively as a guest mix on AmbientMusicGuide.com.

It’s inspired by The Endless, a 2018 supernatural indie film that made an impression on me. The mix uses several tracks from the score and sprinkles key passages from the dialog throughout. My intention was to recreate the surreal feeling I had watching the film through a music. Fun fact: the mix runs for the exact same duration as the film.


Also, did you know that I have another podcast called Chill Pills (chill.upliftingpills.com). It features the same quality of craftmanship and careful curation you've come to expect from this show but focuses on more genres of music spanning chillout, lofi chill hop, chillstep and lounge.


Tracklist

00:00
The Album Leaf ― Forgiveness

01:46
Purl ― Anticipation (Bliss Forest Remix)

07:27
Andrew Lahiff ― The Wait

09:46
Ike Yoshihiro ― Angels Share

12:54
Atrium Carceri ― Childhood I

16:21
Cousin Silas & Ashot Danielyan ― Between The Words

20:09
Luis Miehlich ― ∞

23:25
Sonitus Eco ― Ascention To Nowhere

30:03
Rudy Adrian ― Cloudburst

35:58
Wavestar ― Chord

37:34
Michael Stearns ― Alone Together

38:26
The Album Leaf ― Discovery / Ascension / The Moment

42:11
TUNESURGE ― At the sea port

45:37
Cryobiosis ― Departure

49:26
Fading Language ― Autumn Warmth

52:42
Markus Guentner ― Babylon (Original Mix)

57:27
dreamhub ― Crab Nebula

61:65
C.paradisi ― Celestial

71:48
The Album Leaf ― Two Moons

72:27
Keith Kenniff ― Stranded

73:54
TUNESURGE ― Between the Shining Seas

77:42
Luke Howard & Nadje Noordhuis ― Bluebird

80:06
Hessien ― Breaking Webs

83:30
The Album Leaf ― Jenny

84:03
Cousin Silas ― Beneath the treeline

90:35
the Picturesque Episodes ― Ant Wall

92:32
The Album Leaf ― The Third Moon

94:00
An Imaginal Space ― Ambient Soundscape: Two

97:48
SineRider ― Lost Along the Way

99:50
Ayan Das ― They Filled The Sky With SkyRockets

103:02
Lowercase Noises ― Voluntary Separation

The Calm Pill album Ascension was curated and mixed by Alaeddin and released on Uplifting Pills on August 3, 2018
Aug 03, 2018
Before Sunset
1:01:31

The spirit of spring rises,
into a blissful gate to heaven.
Where dreams revive, and flourish,
into a luscious landscape,
set like a haven.

When the sunset shields,
against the vibrant contours of nature,
in a garden of enticing and cultivated blossoms,
leaving a spectacular scenery,
with glamour, and a feeling of rapture.

― from When The Sunset Shields by Gladys P


Also, did you know that I have another podcast called Chill Pills (chill.upliftingpills.com). It features the same quality of craftmanship and careful curation you've come to expect from this show but focuses on more genres of music spanning chillout, lofi chill hop, chillstep and lounge.


Tracklist

00:00
An Imaginal Space ― Hope

08:12
Tonepoet & Wings Of An Angel ― Discovering The Divinity We Share

12:29
of the quiet stars ― wading in overflowed meadows

14:11
Eluvium ― Night Projections

22:45
An Imaginal Space ― Roads

25:53
Bing Satellites ― Sunrise, South London, June 2016

33:40
Olan Mill & Svitlana Samoylenko ― Stalled Boson

40:19
Ruven Nunez ― As Above, So Below

The Calm Pill album Before Sunset was curated and mixed by Alaeddin and released on Uplifting Pills on April 17, 2018
Apr 17, 2018
Day & Night
1:00:14

Do you trust night to turn to day?
I think I trusted it once.
Maybe a long time ago.
I know my brain believes,
letting go gets you gobbled up,
so you never see the day.

Still, I feel my heart telling me,
to trust and just let go,
to know the world has hope,
to know that love is shown.

Stop running from it all,
stop chasing all that’s wrong.
let the night keep rolling on,
and watch it turn to day.

― from The Night Will Turn To Day by Kephra Rubin


Also, did you know that I have another podcast called Chill Pills (chill.upliftingpills.com). It features the same quality of craftmanship and careful curation you've come to expect from this show but focuses on more genres of music spanning chillout, lofi chill hop, chillstep and lounge.


Tracklist

00:00
Sad Radio On Cassini ― Back To The Village

03:31
Yoe Mase ― Missing In Action

06:29
Michael Hoppé & Harold Moses ― Serenity VII

08:06
Antonymes ― My Salvation

10:49
Bubble ― Gumball

12:39
dreamhub ― Messier 82

16:11
Thomas Newman ― Angela Undress

17:26
The Monk by the Sea ― Just Before The Rain

20:32
Sima Kim & Elintseeker ― Reminisce

25:25
Darren Harper ― The Long Goodnight

37:56
Chandeliers ― Blossom

40:20
Ocean in a Bottle ― circling the air

46:09
The Echelon Effect ― The Best Place To Hide

48:44
Stray Theories ― Closer

50:56
Warmth ― Decade

57:05
Purl ― bäckens sång

The Calm Pill album Day & Night was curated and mixed by Alaeddin and released on Uplifting Pills on March 4, 2018
Mar 04, 2018
Star Encounter
58:32

We are travelers on a cosmic journey, stardust, swirling and dancing in the eddies and whirlpools of Infinity. Life is Eternal. But the expressions of life are ephemeral, momentary, transient.

We have stopped for a moment to encounter each other, to meet, to love, to share. This is a precious moment, but it is transient. It is a little parenthesis in eternity. If we share with caring, lightheartedness, and love, we will create abundance and joy for each other. And then this moment will have been worthwhile

― from The Seven Spiritual Laws of Success by Deepak Chopra


Also, did you know that I have another podcast called Chill Pills (chill.upliftingpills.com). It features the same quality of craftmanship and careful curation you've come to expect from this show but focuses on more genres of music spanning chillout, lofi chill hop, chillstep and lounge.


Tracklist

00:00
Steve Gibbs ― Passion

03:43
Nest ― In The Androgynous Dark (Nest Version)

06:42
Alaskan Tapes ― Adrift

09:25
Bruno Sanfilippo ― The Andes

12:25
Dub Tractor ― Goodnight (54)

16:54
Bengalfuel ― Arcs

20:27
Michael Stearns ― Distant Thunder: Solitary Witness

25:07
Bing Satellites ― Dawn Chorus

34:52
Alonefold ― Wanderer And Stone

49:20
Rudy Adrian ― Apple Tree Bay

53:54
Jóhann Jóhannsson ― The Burning Mountain

55:52
Daigo Hanada ― Silhouette (Clemens Ruh Remix)

57:32
Max Richter ― Departure (Reflection)

The Calm Pill album Star Encounter was curated and mixed by Alaeddin and released on Uplifting Pills on February 5, 2018
Feb 05, 2018
Painting Twilight
58:03

"There is a sense of timelessness in the twilight.
Of time standing still and extending into the infinite.
Of sadness and hope.
Of yearning and satisfaction.
Of unrest and peace.
Where time has no meaning and
the mundane melts away into the symphony of colours in the sky..

..and your eyes follow the fading light and your soul knows its purpose once again."

Happy new year my dear listeners!

Twilight by Kim


Also, did you know that I have another podcast called Chill Pills (chill.upliftingpills.com). It features the same quality of craftmanship and careful curation you've come to expect from this show but focuses on more genres of music spanning chillout, lofi chill hop, chillstep and lounge.


Tracklist

00:00
Alaskan Tapes ― Einhvers Staðar

04:42
moshimoss ― FIIElI(2011)

09:04
An Imaginal Space ― Ghosts

12:08
Andrew Lahiff ― The Dream Lives Forever

19:44
Twisted Perspective feat. Bliss Forest ― It Was January

22:12
Mark Rownd ― Painting Twilight

31:23
Max Richter ― Cumulonimbus

40:03
Night Note ― In Autumn Fog

46:13
An Imaginal Space ― Hypnagogia

51:22
Brock Hewitt ― Peaceful Mind

54:13
Olan Mill ― 5

55:14
Luke Howard ― Bower

The Calm Pill album Painting Twilight was curated and mixed by Alaeddin and released on Uplifting Pills on January 5, 2018
Jan 05, 2018
Absolvo
1:00:50

A sunny afternoon at the park lake.
Waves ripple ashore.
Birds sing in the trees.
Children laugh and shout at some playground in the distance.

And here you stand looking at your reflection
trembling on the water, you ask: Who am I?
And your picture looks back at you and answers:
You're no longer who you were, you're almost who you'll be.

Ego te absolvo.

You bend down.
You pick up a stone.
And as you hold it in your hand
it's getting heavier and heavier.
And just before it's too weighty to hold any longer,
you throw it with all your might into your face on the water.
And all of a sudden you feel lighter, relieved, free.

And angels start to sing.

― From The Story of "Absolvo" by Enigma

 


Tracklist

00:00
Enigma ― The Story of "Absolvo"

01:24
Enigma ― Absolvo

03:15
Rudy Adrian ― The Healing Lake

05:18
Bing Satellites ― Again At A Distance

06:43
Nest ― The Twelve

09:48
Goldmund ― Threnody

14:16
The Monk by the Sea ― Chorale (Hassler/Bach)

16:08
Harold Budd & Robin Guthrie ― Deva C

19:33
A Winged Victory For The Sullen ― Minuet For A Cheap Piano Number Two

22:25
Ben Lukas Boysen ― Keep Watch

27:14
Warmth ― Youth

33:42
Antonymes ― 271210

34:40
Otto A Totland ― Flomé

37:18
Warmth ― Time as a Reward (Album Version)

45:18
Sola Translatio ― Vipers On The Waters

48:43
Black Hill ― Ghost Hunting In The Raby Castle

51:46
Gang Violins ― Deep State

The Calm Pill album Absolvo was curated and mixed by Alaeddin and released on Uplifting Pills on December 5, 2017
Dec 05, 2017
Introverted Chords
1:01:02

There is comfort in reclusion. With the sensual beauty of the piano, this mix will caress you into a state of peacefulness.


Also, did you know that I have another podcast called Chill Pills (chill.upliftingpills.com). It features the same quality of craftmanship and careful curation you've come to expect from this show but focuses on more genres of music spanning chillout, lofi chill hop, chillstep and lounge.


Tracklist

00:00
Michael Harris ― Introverted Chords

01:59
Levi Patel ― Reflection

06:45
Tonepoet ― Bound By Light

11:41
Antonymes ― A Feeling Of Being Closer

20:00
Bing Satellites ― Soothing Image 14

25:51
Robin Guthrie & Harold Budd ― The Unknown, Part Two

28:21
Kip Mazuy ― And now I see

34:51
Hilyard ― Canopy

45:54
Not a Number ― Cryodream Four

55:56
Ten and Tracer ― Dallon

58:40
Wixel ― (vaarwel)

The Calm Pill album Introverted Chords was curated and mixed by Alaeddin and released on Uplifting Pills on September 17, 2017
Sep 17, 2017
It Was Beautiful
1:00:14

It was beautiful
It was green and clean.
The smell of fresh air
The sound of the river flowing
I love everything happening there.
I pinched myself to see if it was real.
That was when I realized I was dreaming.
Couldn't it be real?


Also, did you know that I have another podcast called Chill Pills (chill.upliftingpills.com). It features the same quality of craftmanship and careful curation you've come to expect from this show but focuses on more genres of music spanning chillout, lofi chill hop, chillstep and lounge.


Tracklist

00:00
Last Days ― All The Lighthouses

02:40
kwajbasket ― Cykxz

03:09
Antonymes ― Little Emblems of Eternity (Edit)

05:41
The Captive Oceans ― Anew

07:29
A Winged Victory For The Sullen ― Requiem For The Static King Part One

08:59
Rhian Sheehan ― Beginning

10:30
Hior Chronik ― Transition 2

16:03
Purl ― Eagles (Original Mix)

19:23
Jon Hopkins ― Campfire

21:04
Jon Hopkins ― Apparition

22:42
Ten and Tracer ― The Tradewasp

25:35
Animula ― Letter (Outro)

29:12
Antonymes ― Little Emblems of Eternity (Edit)

31:33
Steve Roach ― Perfect Dream

45:36
Steve Roach ― Light Sound

46:33
Item Caligo ― Back to the Dreamland

56:02
Rudy Adrian ― Enveloping Mists

The Calm Pill album It Was Beautiful was curated and mixed by Alaeddin and released on Uplifting Pills on August 20, 2017
Aug 20, 2017
The Healing Lake (TV-PG)
1:01:12

I shall have some peace here, for peace comes dropping slow,
Dropping from the veils of the morning to where the cricket sings;
I will arise and go now, for always night and day
I hear lake water lapping with low sounds by the shore;
I hear it in the deep heart’s core.

― "The Lake Isle of Innisfree" by William Butler Yeats


Also, did you know that I have another podcast called Chill Pills (chill.upliftingpills.com). It features the same quality of craftmanship and careful curation you've come to expect from this show but focuses on more genres of music spanning chillout, lofi chill hop, chillstep and lounge.


Tracklist

00:00
Clemens Ruh ― The Awakening

03:01
Tonepoet ― Echoes Of Clouds

05:52
Jonn Serrie ― Amazing Grace

09:03
Wixel ― Moon

12:08
Celer ― Fathom This Young Life

12:40
Hior Chronik ― In the Morning I'll Be with You

15:16
Bruno Sanfilippo ― White Wind

18:36
Steve Roach & Brian Parnham ― When The Raven Flies

22:55
Robin Guthrie ― Cuanto Tiempo?

25:57
Havdis ― Drops On An Inner Lake

31:53
Pete Namlook & Geir Jenssen ― In Heaven

40:47
David Helpling & Jon Jenkins ― Not A Soul, Not A Sound

49:44
Rudy Adrian ― Promise Of Snow

55:05
Marconi Union ― Northern Stations

57:49
Andrew Lahiff ― Longing

The Calm Pill album The Healing Lake (TV-PG) was curated and mixed by Alaeddin and released on Uplifting Pills on July 15, 2017
Jul 15, 2017
Tone Poetry
1:00:07

This mix is an ode to my good friend Tonepoet. His original guitar-infused ambient productions and mixes are second to none and are always a source of inspiration to me. I've collaborated with him on two previous mixes which are to this day some of my best work and a source of pride in my mixing career. He has a new album in the works and I've featured some of his finest works in this mix, which you can also explore more of through his Bandcamp page.


Also, did you know that I have another podcast called Chill Pills (chill.upliftingpills.com). It features the same quality of craftmanship and careful curation you've come to expect from this show but focuses on more genres of music spanning chillout, lofi chill hop, chillstep and lounge.


Tracklist

00:00
Tonepoet & Wings Of An Angel ― If Only For A Moment

03:21
Blake Ewing ― Muir

05:19
Steve Gibbs ― Råklipp

07:31
Tonepoet ― The Moment You Were Swept From My Memory

12:46
Tonepoet ― Celestial Moments In Green

16:28
kwajbasket ― NeverNever

21:04
Robin Guthrie & Harold Budd ― A Silhouette Approaches

23:24
Steve Roach & Dirk Serries ― Bow

36:31
Tonepoet ― Beyond The Realm Of Dreams

40:02
Tonepoet & Wings Of An Angel ― Echoing The Love Words I've Heard From Above

44:08
Celer And Hakobune ― Merges Of Hysterical Exhilaration

The Calm Pill album Tone Poetry was curated and mixed by Alaeddin and released on Uplifting Pills on June 15, 2017
Jun 15, 2017
Beacon
1:00:02

Too often we underestimate the power of a touch, a smile, a kind word, a listening ear, an honest compliment, or the smallest act of caring, all of which have the potential to turn a life around. Listening to this mix, think of someone you know who can use such an act of kindness, and remember:

“A lighthouse is not interested in who gets its light! It just gives it without thinking! Giving light is its nature!” ― Mehmet Murat ildan


Also, did you know that I have another podcast called Chill Pills (chill.upliftingpills.com). It features the same quality of craftmanship and careful curation you've come to expect from this show but focuses on more genres of music spanning chillout, lofi chill hop, chillstep and lounge.


Tracklist

00:00
Steve Gibbs ― Patterns

04:37
Nest Cad ― Goddeu (Revised)

08:46
Michael Stearns ― Chronos: Portraits Theme

11:15
Oophoi ― I Hear The Wind Singing Part 1

19:07
Robin Guthrie & Harold Budd ― The Discovery

21:12
Andrew Lahiff ― Dawn Returning

31:13
Spheriá ― Otjбnbird Pt. II

36:06
Max Richter ― Afghanistan

36:37
Adham Shaikh & Tim Floyd ― Beacon

39:37
Altus ― Catching a Glimpse

44:19
David Helpling & Jon Jenkins ― Now More Than Ever

52:08
Piotr Janeczek (Ashaneen) ― Peace (Original Mix)

The Calm Pill album Beacon was curated and mixed by Alaeddin and released on Uplifting Pills on May 17, 2017
May 17, 2017
Peaceful Moments
1:02:12

When peace sets over, no feeling compares. A mellow, loving feeling pervades this mix, helping you turn down the volume knob on life.

“Every hour of your life that ticks by, there are numerous points and moments when you can choose to pause - and be aware of your mental and physical state. At any given point, you can freeze the flow that is your life, and be fully conscious for a moment.”
― Kevin Michel, Moving Through Parallel Worlds To Achieve Your Dreams


Also, did you know that I have another podcast called Chill Pills (chill.upliftingpills.com). It features the same quality of craftmanship and careful curation you've come to expect from this show but focuses on more genres of music spanning chillout, lofi chill hop, chillstep and lounge.


Tracklist

00:00
Luke Howard & Nadje Noordhuis ― Oversky

04:25
Michelle Qureshi ― Light of Dawn

05:01
Steve Gibbs ― Adrift

08:50
Endless Melancholy ― Embrace The Sunlight

13:29
Luke Howard & Nadje Noordhuis ― Mess Hall

16:33
John Foxx & Harold Budd ― After All This Time

18:52
Tonepoet ― The End Is Not So Bitter After All

24:39
Alonefold ― Merging and Still Alive

34:25
Stars Of The Lid ― The Mouthchew (Part 2)

37:09
John Foxx & Harold Budd ― Arriving

38:13
Bing Satellites ― In The Beginning

47:16
Robert Scott Thompson ― The Moon & Certain Angels

53:16
Ashot Danielyan & Lutz Thuns ― Peaceful Moments

The Calm Pill album Peaceful Moments was curated and mixed by Alaeddin and released on Uplifting Pills on April 7, 2017
Apr 08, 2017
Dreams from the Sea
59:58

I must go down to the seas again, to the lonely sea and the sky,
And all I ask is a tall ship and a star to steer her by,
And the wheel’s kick and the wind’s song and the white sail’s shaking,
And a grey mist on the sea’s face, and a grey dawn breaking,

I must down to the seas again, for the call of the running tide
Is a wild call and a clear call that may not be denied;
And all I ask is a windy day with the white clouds flying,
And the flung spray and the blown spume, and the sea-gulls crying.

I must down to the seas again, to the vagrant gypsy life,
To the gull’s way and the whale’s way where the wind’s like a whetted knife;
And all I ask is a merry yarn from a laughing fellow-rover,
And quiet sleep and a sweet dream when the long trick’s over.
― John Masefield


Also, did you know that I have another podcast called Chill Pills (chill.upliftingpills.com). It features the same quality of craftmanship and careful curation you've come to expect from this show but focuses on more genres of music spanning chillout, lofi chill hop, chillstep and lounge.


Tracklist

00:00
A Winged Victory For The Sullen ― Galerie

02:56
Bing Satellites ― Brief Encounter

13:59
Amir Baghiri ― Galileo's Dream

18:57
Purl ― Dreams From The Sea

26:18
Last Days ― All The Lighthouses

28:42
The Monk by the Sea ― Nude

33:22
Hilyard ― Asleep in Amber

41:53
Jon Hopkins ― Campfire

43:20
Purl ― Drown in Love

51:52
Jonn Serrie ― Muroc

56:03
Strom Noir ― Malovanie Duhy

The Calm Pill album Dreams from the Sea was curated and mixed by Alaeddin and released on Uplifting Pills on March 12, 2017
Mar 12, 2017
Fragments of Memories
1:00:00

Today's moments are tomorrow's memories, but sometimes we don't know the value of a moment until it becomes a memory. What would you do differently if you knew?

"Take care of all your memories. For you cannot relive them."― Bob Dylan


Also, did you know that I have another podcast called Chill Pills (chill.upliftingpills.com). It features the same quality of craftmanship and careful curation you've come to expect from this show but focuses on more genres of music spanning chillout, lofi chill hop, chillstep and lounge.


Tracklist

00:00
No Common Era ― A Toad Under the Streetlamp

02:44
Otto A Totland ― Bluss

04:37
Andrew Lahiff ― Beyond the Edge of Memory

11:13
Markus Guentner feat. The Sight Below ― Baryon

16:24
Sola Translatio ― The Gate

19:44
kwajbasket ― and then i entered the void to find you

22:28
Bing & Ruth ― Postcard From Brilliant Orange

27:28
Rafael Anton Irisarri ― The Witness

30:43
Bing Satellites ― Soothing Image 28

35:08
Oöphoi & Ran Kirlian ― Transmigration

39:47
Robin Guthrie & Harold Budd ― Halloween

43:01
Alio Die ― Time In Absence

50:59
Jóhann Jóhannsson ― Fragment I

51:59
Bing Satellites ― Scremerston

The Calm Pill album Fragments of Memories was curated and mixed by Alaeddin and released on Uplifting Pills on February 12, 2017
Feb 13, 2017
Clair de Lune
1:00:00

The true joy of a moonlit night is something we no longer understand. Perhaps we can learn to appreciate its peaceful beauty and with this kind of relaxing piano music.

“How beautiful the moonlight’s shining on this bank!
Let’s sit here and let the music fill our ears.
Stillness and nighttime are perfect for beautiful music.
Sit down, Jessica. Look at the stars,
See how the floor of heaven is inlaid with small disks of bright gold.
Stars and planets move in such perfect harmony
that some believe you can hear music in their movement.
If you believe this, even the smallest star sings like an angel in its motion.
Souls have that same kind of harmony.
But because we’re here on earth in our earthly bodies, we can’t hear it."

― William Shakespeare, The Merchant of Venice (from No Fear Shakespeare)


Also, did you know that I have another podcast called Chill Pills (chill.upliftingpills.com). It features the same quality of craftmanship and careful curation you've come to expect from this show but focuses on more genres of music spanning chillout, lofi chill hop, chillstep and lounge.


Tracklist

00:00
Michael Harris ― Distant

02:49
Stars Of The Lid ― Dopamine Clouds Over Craven Cottage

04:30
Luke Howard ― Midnight Commute

07:20
Otto A Totland ― Oana

08:48
36 ― One

10:39
Michael Hoppé, Martin Tillman, Tim Wheater ― Distant Call

12:49
Claude Debussy ― Clair de Lune

16:30
Ludovico Einaudi ― Corale

17:54
Solarsoul ― Heavenly Berth (Original Ambient Space Mix)

23:26
Michael Hoppé ― Jude's Theme (Piano Version)

27:20
A Winged Victory For The Sullen ― Atomos VII (Excerpt)

29:34
Rudy Adrian ― Island Of The Pirates (Delaware River, Pennsylvania)

35:40
Alio Die ― Concerning Simple Fire

39:45
Nils Frahm ― Chant

43:51
Max Richter ― Cassiopeia

The Calm Pill album Clair de Lune was curated and mixed by Alaeddin and released on Uplifting Pills on January 11, 2017
Jan 10, 2017
The Safest Place
1:00:21

Every one of us has their comfort zone. This mix invites you to ponder what's beyond. Is your safest place really what you think it is?

“Safety and constancy were illusions granted only to those afraid enough not to peer beyond the walls.” ― James Rozoff


Also, did you know that I have another podcast called Chill Pills (chill.upliftingpills.com). It features the same quality of craftmanship and careful curation you've come to expect from this show but focuses on more genres of music spanning chillout, lofi chill hop, chillstep and lounge.


Tracklist

00:00
Lucy Claire ― Bound In Sea

03:57
James Everingham ― Progress

07:19
Nils Frahm ― Little Boy in a Space Suit

10:13
Ben Woods ― Together Standing

13:28
Last Days ― The Safest Place

17:17
Michael Stearns ― Seasons - Chapter 3 - Fall

20:30
Echo-ES ― June Morning (Original Mix)

27:49
Rudy Adrian ― Return To Fire Island

30:41
Jonn Serrie ― Century Seasons

36:17
tonepoet ― So Gently We Go

44:44
Michael Neil ― Corona

The Calm Pill album The Safest Place was curated and mixed by Alaeddin and released on Uplifting Pills on December 12, 2016
Dec 11, 2016
Lullaby for Grownups
1:00:00

Good night - may you fall asleep in the arms of this graceful ambient mix.

"Somewhere over the rainbow, way up high, there's a land that I heard of once in a lullaby. Somewhere over the rainbow, skies are blue, and the dreams that you dare to dream really do come true" ― Yip Harburg


Also, did you know that I have another podcast called Chill Pills (chill.upliftingpills.com). It features the same quality of craftmanship and careful curation you've come to expect from this show but focuses on more genres of music spanning chillout, lofi chill hop, chillstep and lounge.


Tracklist

00:00
Exist Strategy ― Balcony

03:19
Bing Satellites ― Aerial

05:36
Jeff Pearce ― On Silent Paths

08:42
Sowing Paranoia ― Ambient 3

11:06
kwajbasket ― archive VIII

14:26
Giovanni Guidi Trio ― Carried Away

17:12
Hirotaka Shirotsubaki ― Chaenomeles Speciosa

19:08
Bruno Sanfilippo ― Piano Textures 3 VI

23:24
Alio Die & Festina Lente ― L'Oblio Nella Culla Dorata (Excerpt)

28:13
the album leaf ― Off White Room + Computer Love (Excerpt)

31:24
Havdis ― Aprils Ease

37:46
Andrew Lahiff ― Only Tomorrow

40:32
tonepoet ― The Colour Of Hope

43:04
Liquid Mind ― Lullaby for Grownups

46:59
Patrick O'Hearn ― Still Standing

48:34
Nobuto Suda ― Anim

The Calm Pill album Lullaby for Grownups was curated and mixed by Alaeddin and released on Uplifting Pills on November 15, 2016
Nov 14, 2016
Slowly Dusk
56:45

Through stained glass, ever deepening colors, slowly dusk.

“I find it incredibly amazing how at every sunset, the sky is a different shade. No cloud is ever in the same place. Each day is a new masterpiece. A new wonder. A new memory.” ― Sanober Khan


Also, did you know that I have another podcast called Chill Pills (chill.upliftingpills.com). It features the same quality of craftmanship and careful curation you've come to expect from this show but focuses on more genres of music spanning chillout, lofi chill hop, chillstep and lounge.


Tracklist

00:00
Michael Hoppe & Brett Brady ― Thru Stained Glass

01:31
Warmth ― Insight

06:28
Andrew Lahiff ― Almost Imperceptible

09:42
Levi Patel ― And She Translated Into The Sky

16:41
William Basinski ― 92982.1 (Excerpt)

18:51
Bruno Sanfilippo & Mathias Grassow ― Ambessence piano & drones 3

24:50
Rudy Adrian & Ron Boots ― Across The Silver River

29:45
Purl & Andrew Klimek ― Anticipation (Bliss Forest Remix)

32:25
Ekko ― Call Of The Delta

41:19
Aidan Baker ― Carrizozo

46:54
Antonymes ― Elegy (IV)

50:36
Constance Demby ― Ave's Trance

53:33
Michael Hoppe & Brett Brady ― Thru Stained Glass

53:40
Last Days ― Points Bridge

The Calm Pill album Slowly Dusk was curated and mixed by Alaeddin and released on Uplifting Pills on November 15, 2016
Nov 14, 2016
Still Habitat
59:20

When everything is moving and shifting, the only way to counteract chaos is stillness.

"There is a presence, a silence, a stillness which is here by itself. There is no doer of it, no creator of this stillness. It is simply here in you, with you. It is the fragrance of your own self. There is nothing to do about this, it is naturally present. This fragrance of peace, this spaciousness, it is the fragrance of your own being." ― Mooji


Also, did you know that I have another podcast called Chill Pills (chill.upliftingpills.com). It features the same quality of craftmanship and careful curation you've come to expect from this show but focuses on more genres of music spanning chillout, lofi chill hop, chillstep and lounge.


Tracklist

00:00
Stray Theories ― Only You

02:25
Eskmo ― Tamara

04:39
Not a Number ― Awaiting Stasis

06:45
Olan Mill ― A Heavy Leg Cycle

08:31
Elskavon ― Lækkandi

12:12
The Monk by the Sea feat. Zefora ― November

14:37
Warmth ― Nineteen Eighty (1980)

17:10
kwajbasket ― Resolutions

19:48
Nest ― Stillness

23:56
Altus ― Waiting for the Cover of White

30:00
Mind Over Midi ― Ecotone

31:44
Jónhann Jóhannsson ― Odi Et Amo - Bis

33:36
Logic Moon ― Eremit

41:22
Jónhann Jóhannsson ― Ef Ég Hefði Aldrei...

42:22
Loscil ― Micro Hydro (Excerpt)

43:52
Ben Lukas Boysen ― Selene

46:42
Bruno Sanfilippo & Mathias Grassow ― Ambessence piano & drones 1

56:22
Rudy Adrian ― Afterwards

The Calm Pill album Still Habitat was curated and mixed by Alaeddin and released on Uplifting Pills on November 15, 2016
Nov 14, 2016
Calm Pills – Trailer
Nov 01, 2016