Thank you to George Cruickshank, creator and host of one of the leading alternative music programmes on Australian radio, Ultima Thule Ambient Music! Thank you for dedicating 70 minutes to air my entire debut album, Urban Metta, Vol. 1 on show #1172. I am truly grateful and blessed.
I’m very honored and humbled to make #10 on the ZMR TOP 100 rankings for the month of March 2017. Urban Metta, Vol. 1 has been well received by new age fans and radio programmers all over the world. This is the 4th entry on the ZMR Top 100. See the full chart history for […]
Phil Strickland is a Phoenix-based recording artist who records under the pseudonym, Anaamaly. In the video provided, the artist introduces his new album Urban Metta Vol. 1. He came from a different genre as indicated by the title however what he does is take all of his knowledge and influences from a different world and creates another. His […]
Everything you need in order to listen to samples and read about Anaamaly (Phil Strickland) and his wonderfully calming music is right at your fingertips at Phil’s website… it’s less hip-hop than chill, and in fact I would consider it to lean more towards what we used to call ambient back in the late ’80’s […]
At first glance or listen, one might perceive the album, “Urban Metta, Volume 1,” by Anaamaly (otherwise known as Phoenix based recording artist, Phil Strickland), as “just another New Age relaxation album.” Far from it. Reminiscent of Steven Halpern’s sound healing work, here in “Urban Metta, Volume 1,” we have this same kind of multi-dimensional […]
Today this is my sunset album, as I sit and write the glowing orb that radiates warmth around our planet begins to sink and whilst doing so I listen to the deep tones of Urban Metta, Volume 1 by Anaamaly. The concept of this album is set around self-empowerments, truths we must admit to ourselves […]
Amazingly sophisticated electronic new age by a guy who’s never worked in the new age genre before. American Phil Strickland usually makes trip hop and chilled breaks, as well as running a music licensing company for film and multimedia. As Anaamaly, he created his Urban Metta album as “a collection of spiritually moving, instrumental soundscapes for deep sleep, relaxation, yoga, and […]
“Urban Metta, Vol. 1”, is the debut album by Anaamaly (pronounced “uh-nom-uh-lee), the alias of electronic music composer Phil Strickland. Featuring eleven tracks that are titled after different affirmations, it is a deeply relaxing electronic album with many organic elements. Peaceful, subtle melodies drift in and out over a bed of droning bass lines, washes […]