Year Zero is Gideon Wolf’s 4th album since 2012. It’s a solo album, in a way, but it could not have come to life without the contributions of a small ensemble of artists that played improvisations or ‘incoherent and strange phrases/notes’ that were later reassembled into the resulting pieces.
Working the other way around – composing pieces from instantaneous improvisations and a collection of short phrases – has given this music a refreshing element of surprise.
And it’s exactly that element that makes this album stand out among many others. →
A collection recorded for Kim Cascone’s Drone Cinema Festival * A Zen escape from the ordinary with the help of Kenneth Kirschner * Glacial Movements in sound by Johannes Malfatti * and a remarkable tribute to Bill Evans from Kirk Kadish→
Soundtrack binging time: three movies (Arrival by Johann Jóhansson, Salero by Adam Bryanbaum Wilztie, Iris by A Winged Victory For The Sullen) and two games (Samorost 3 by Floex and Astroneer by Rutger Zuydervelt). →