Shop now Learn more Shop now Shop Clothing clo_fly_aw15_NA_shoes Shop All Shop All Amazon Fashion Cloud Drive Photos Shop now Learn More Shop now Shop Fire HD 6 Shop Kindle Paperwhite Shop now Shop Now Shop now
Quantity:1
Dreamweb has been added to your Basket
Includes FREE MP3 version of this album.
+ £1.26 UK delivery
Used: Very Good | Details
Condition: Used: Very Good
Comment: All discs quality checked & cases changed if damaged.
Other Sellers on Amazon
Add to Basket
£13.99
& FREE Delivery in the UK on orders over £20.00. Details
Sold by: ProMedia GmbH
Have one to sell? Sell on Amazon
Available to Download Now
Buy the MP3 album for £7.99

Image Unavailable

Image not available for
Colour:
  • Dreamweb
  • Sorry, this item is not available in
  • Image not available
      

Dreamweb Import


Price: £13.55 & FREE Delivery in the UK on orders over £20. Details
Includes FREE MP3 version of this album.
Does not apply to gift orders. See Terms and Conditions for important information about costs that may apply for the MP3 version in case of returns and cancellations.
Only 5 left in stock (more on the way).
Dispatched from and sold by Amazon. Gift-wrap available.
Complete your purchase to add the MP3 version to your Amazon music library. Provided by Amazon EU S.à r.l.
20 new from £11.35 4 used from £4.92
£13.55 & FREE Delivery in the UK on orders over £20. Details Only 5 left in stock (more on the way). Dispatched from and sold by Amazon. Gift-wrap available.

Amazon's Mind in a Box Store

Music

Image of album by Mind in a Box

Photos

Image of Mind in a Box

Biography

Creating musical works that convey the emotions, feelings, and settings of the world around one's self is something that Stev has been doing for years as a video game composer. Unlike video games which convey a story through the use of video, sounds and music, to develop a story using only music is a task unto itself. Stev used his knowledge of electronic music to create a thematic project ... Read more in Amazon's Mind in a Box Store

Visit Amazon's Mind in a Box Store
for 5 albums, photos, discussions, and more.

Special Offers and Product Promotions

  • Save £20 on Amazon.co.uk with the aqua Classic card. Get an initial credit line of £250-£1,200 and build your credit rating. Representative 32.9% APR (variable). Subject to term and conditions. Learn more.

Frequently Bought Together

  • Dreamweb
  • +
  • Lost Alone
  • +
  • Crossroads
Total price: £40.03
Buy the selected items together

Product details

Customer Reviews

There are no customer reviews yet on Amazon.co.uk.
5 star
4 star
3 star
2 star
1 star

Most Helpful Customer Reviews on Amazon.com (beta)

Amazon.com: 3 reviews
10 of 10 people found the following review helpful
Excellent Follow-up That Validates MIAB 7 July 2005
By SandmanVI - Published on Amazon.com
Format: Audio CD
Mind.in.a.Box have managed to prove their worth in the scene by avoiding the dreaded sophomore slump. Not only did they avoid it, 'Dreamweb' surpasses 'Lost Alone' in its overall depth of quality. The sci-fi feel is still dominant as is the general theme of human mental confinement. Then again that's the band's entire reason for existing so you wouldn't think they'd go away from that. Like many elektro bands, M.i.a.B. dance on the edge of EBM, trance, futurepop and industrial but they do a better job of not actually becoming any of them. Stephen, in his review, did a great job of telling us how they differ from Icon of Coil after saying that they sound similar... the mistake was that they never should have been compared at all. IOC is straight EBM lacking any depth... it's mindless floorfiller, which MIAB certainly is not. I mean I honestly do not think MIAB even listen to IOC and certainly wouldn't go there for inspiration... any similarity is merely coincidental since most of these bands use very similar equipment and have the same sci-fi fascination.

MIAB spends a large amount of time and effort developing the mood and concept of a song before hitting you with the energy making them an elektro band that you listen to more than one that you dance to. There are some dance moments but I doubt this is going to be a DJ favorite except when they get home and want something to listen to. The lyrics are intelligent and heavy in concept. They mix beats well switching between breaks, EBM stomp and mid-temp shuffles. At one point they even mix in some electric guitar.

All in all a fantastic, fresh sound that I'm sure you'll enjoy.
9 of 11 people found the following review helpful
Good second album 27 Jun. 2005
By Stephen J. White - Published on Amazon.com
Format: Audio CD
Dreamweb offers up a healthy 12 tracks and a sound strong enough to merit MIAB the status of being not just a "one hit wonder". The sound of the music takes a lot from trance, as most EBM in this day and age does. What it does to escape the 'trap' that trance has placed other popular ebm/future pop bands in though is to blend other elements of techno in with it. By doing this, the band takes a small page out of Front 242 and introduces some darker, more "industrial" synths. The band also does a lot to play with the vocals on each track, which in effect makes the band sound like it has more than one singer (which is far from the fact that it has only one.) While some of these tactics can be traced back to a band that sounds similar to this one (Icon of Coil), this one does not go for as heavily of a 'club' sound as Icon does. Rather, MIAB goes for a somewhat more song based sound, as they have much better lyrics than Icon does. They also seem to have a concept album of sorts with Dreamweb (which if you are curious about, you can view more on their website to find links to stories written about their songs.)

Song by song:

Tape Evidence- An introduction track with a somewhat haunting synthetic string melody in the background. The lead singer can be heard over it, talking about the shadowy going-ons in his life, which thus starts the story of this album. During this song samples of songs later on the album can be heard fading in and out, creating an actually interesting experience, and helps capture the concept feel of the album quite well. This continues for about 2 minutes before finaly a true song kicks in with a soft four on the floor drum beat and a matching synth line, as voices can be heard whispering in the background. The song then builds as layers are added and it finaly culminates with a loud haunting blur of wind as the lead singer can be heard. The song then slowly falls apart and then fades. This is probably one of the most creative intro tracks that I have ever heard.

Certainty- A very good song, starts up with more synthetic strings and the lead singer speaking of his experiences, trying to relate to the listener. The song then builds up underneath him and a more 'impish' voice can be heard speaking in (this actually being the lead singer using a voice distorter). The song then speeds ahead and a fast drum beat piles in along with an oscilating bass synth and floating string synths. The vocals swirl around on this track, creating some rather creative effects.

Lament for Lost Dreams- More techno oriented than the last song, but definently veined in electro. Starts up with the haunting strings, and the impish/computerized voice again. After a minute and a half a synth line kicks in and the voice swims around in this synth line as a minimal drum beat kicks around in the background. This is another creative track, featuring a nice swirly feeling that is dancable, but it doesn't stay constant enough, so it stays more 'song' oriented.

Machine Run- Hits the ground running with a guitar riff that then hammers and stays in the song, acting as a synth line of sorts. Another synth line joins it in the background, and then it stops as synthetic strings and a pulsating bass synth accompany the lead singer. His voice then switches to a harsh, evil whisper and the guitar returns. The guitar is then quickly joined by a clever high pitched synth, and then it stops again. A soft break-up section follows which then leads into a tranceish/ebm-electro synth line with the lead singer singing over it. The lead singer really sounds like the lead of Icon of Coil in places on this song.

Loyalty- More melodic then the past 4 tracks, starts out with a simple bass synth and then a soft synth line floats over it with a simple synth cymbal tapping over it. The lead singer then comes in. The song pretty much stays this way until the last third where it starts to go hay-wire and a few more synth lines join in and also a guitar accompanies the song on it's way out, giving it a more dramatic closure... ends with a fade.

Sun and Storm- Starts off with a slightly grinding synth line and then is covered by a trance synth and some splashing electronic noise. The lead singer then comes in, and imeediatily the song captures a good (yet commonplace) modern-day EBM feel.

Out of Time- Perhaps the best song on the album, very fast paced drum beat and lots of different synths and vocals effects being used. The chorus is also extremely catchy, something that definently needs to be heard.

Dead End- Features a powerful, grinding bass synth layered with electro-trance lines. Somewhat minimal on vocals, but definently features a more creative structure than most common-place EBM songs of this day and age.

The Dream- A kind of floaty, but still upbeat and fast paced ebm track, with a little bit of a synthpop vibe to it. A little similar to Certainty in terms of structure, but the lead singer doesn't use any voice distorter tricks.

Reflections- Intermission track, features a simple layered atmospheric synth line that echoes in and out as the lead singer is heard recording his voice. A guitar can be heard sloshing in and out in the background. The song finaly culminates with a guitar riff over some oscilating synth lines and the lead singer repeating the 'chorus' five or six times, and then finaly fades.

Between Worlds- The most similar "Icon" song on the album, but manages to keep away from completely ripping Icon off by having more intelligent lyrics and some song change-up. Also features a good number of vocal distortion effects. Kind of a 'centerpiece' of the album where everything sort of comes to terms, the 'climax' if you will.

Escape- If the last track were the climax, than this is definently the resolution. It is not without being open ended though. The lyrics are somewhat less creative on this track, as the chorus is repeated several times throughout the song. This is also the longest track on the CD. Opens up some synthetic synths and some slight wave crashing sounds as the lead singer comes in. The electronics then come in and start to mess with things before the song finaly starts up and the oscilating synth line and drum beat come over it. The lead singer then starts the chorus up. A very catchy song, and slightly emotional (in an odd way). Definently has a climatic feel, so it ends the album well.

In the end, Dreamweb is a good buy. It is rather creative and probabily is a definite contender for one of the ebm albums of the year. It's only shortcomings are that it seems to copy Icon of Coil in a few places, but this is excuasable for most listeners. The band actually improves on the Icon EBM sound for the most part.
1 of 1 people found the following review helpful
Mind.In.A.Box= Mind.Blown 29 Mar. 2015
By Drydin Galenn Adestii Danryx - Published on Amazon.com
Format: Audio CD Verified Purchase
I have been Djing for 12 years and have listened to countless electronic artists spanning from 1992 up to now. I heard so much about this group and the feedback from listeners on multiple sites and they are all so positive. For the first time ever, I had the urge to buy the five albums they had out already and what I can say is this, every track was a piece of art on every album. Never have I listened to an album where every track was needed and diverse, throwing away monotony and filler and replacing filler with a much needed chapter in the story as a whole. This goes for every album I bought of theirs minus their 4th installment" Retro", I appreciate their homage to 8bit music but only the last two tracks have meaningful vocals while the rest of the album lacks the depth of their 5 other albums. As bold as I may come across, I would recommend getting retro solely for their last two tracks. "What ever mattered" is honestly one of the best songs they have ever written, lyrically, vocally and the instrumentals are very emotionally driven. (That being said of Retro, let us move on to the rest of their work....)Their style varies from sweeping synths reminiscent of pinkfloyd with the percussion on par with the vibe of Phil Collins, to dark, atmospheric trance that is relentless as it is dark and euphoric. The vocal work is poetic and each verse tells a story very much worth listening to over and over. Their newest installment "Memories" is, as usual, unpredictable and engaging. I must say, this is not EDM, this isn't trance, this is mind.in.a.box and you could not find a better group than this! I recommend you buy at least one of these albums new so they get the support they need. Never have I taken a journey of pure escape into music until listening to their first five albums back to back and never has music been so rewarding to me. Could not recommend them any higher than this. To give you an example as to how diverse their music is, here is a list of artists that I can closest compare this group to, although I must stress that this band in my honest opinion surpasses all of the following...

Icon of coil
Neuroticfish
Tron legacy soundtrack
Pink Floyd
Alan Parsons project
Chris deburgh
The birthday Massacre
Blade Runner soundtrack
Genesis/Phil Collins
KMFDM
Tangerine Dream
Depeche Mode
(The unpredictable song layouts of Mindless Self Indulgence minus the humor and childish lyrics, no offense to fans)
Rammstein
There is just so much to say about Mind.In.A.Box and though I gave comparisons, this group is still the most original and always entertaining band out there, the list is merely a vague attempt at giving you a glimpse into the world they've created for you and boy does their story need to become a cinematic release however I will not spoil the story for you but rest assured, it is as intriguing as it is original...
Were these reviews helpful? Let us know

What Other Items Do Customers Buy After Viewing This Item?


Look for similar items by category


Feedback