In 2001 Thom Brennan began re-releasing a lot of his earlier works. There was one recording that set all of this in motion, and that was the release of his excellently gifted work Mist. Thom Brennan's Mist is not only one of his finest offerings, but it stands as one of the finest works that the calendar year 2001 yielded as a whole, or at least in the Top Ten of these recordings. This is the most ambient work that Thom Brennan has done. He wholly visits the musical language of many great ambient space music artists, including Steve Roach, Jeff Pearce, Giles Reaves, and William Linton, and craftily blends these consonant ambiences into a cohesive and aesthetically pleasing whole. Thom Brennan's Mist is wonderfully put together recording and one that is a perfect marriage of excellent pre- and post-production, as well as perfectly chosen timbres and compositional materials. It's with Mist that Thom Brennan has hit a landmark, a peak in the overall catalog of his incredible work.
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AllMusic Review by Matt Borghi