Twin Peaks inspired music: dark jazz from doom-crooners Dale Cooper Quartet & Dictaphones, and three compilation albums that start off a sixteen-part (!) series curated by Indie Rock Magazine.
Ales Tsurko‘s Microscale is a web-based generative album, that uses a set of six randomly picked Wikipedia articles as input for its score.
Two different ways of looking back:
James Murray revisits his ‘biographical trilogy’; Pleq‘s work is re-composed by many different Dronarivm artists…
“Dream All The Dark Away” – a kind of ‘mission statement’ for the new DreamScenes series: broadcast every second sunday of the month on the Dutch Concertzender. Available on-demand worldwide after the broadcast from the concertzender website and via www.dreamscenes.nl
Introducing DreamScenes v2.0: a monthly radio broadcast on Concertzender radio (www.concertzender.nl) – also available on-demand for international listeners.
Pausal‘s music of many colours, Corbacho‘s soundtrack to nocturnal photography, and Barnhoorn‘s reconnection with deep ambient music.
The Los Angeles Percussion Quartet presents a stunning double album with 84 minutes of contemporary compositions for percussion.
Performing works from Daniel Bjarnason, Anna Thorvaldsdottir, Christopher Cerrone, Ellen Reid and Andrew McIntosh.
What remains after removing important details? Richard Chartier explores…
Porya Hatami explores ‘Monads’: basic elements of perceptual reality.
And finally, we’re realigned by Broken Thoughts.
Two great ‘Contemporary Classical’ albums:
Christoph Berg‘s ‘Conversations’, released on the Sonic Pieces label.
Jeffrey Roden‘s Next Level Minimalism on volume 2 of “Threads of a Prayer”
Leandro Fresco and Rafael Anton Irisarri work together from Argentina and Washington – Steve Pacheco, from Los Angeles, publishes his album on a Belgian label – and Italian composer Lorenzo Montanà has his first American release on Projekt Records.