It’s cauld – it’s dark – through the dread waste
Yon starn, sae red, and sma,
Presses its weak, encumberd, beam,
To perish in the sna’.
Och! Och! it’s mirk – the furious storm,
Howls round the hill sae high;
And black, and awfu’, on the earth,
Sits down the laiden sky.
[Robert Couper, 1804]
Capac celebrates the cold winter season with a fascinating collection (and an unprecedented combustible edition) * Strië tells about the perpetual journey of Laïka the Russian space dog.
Different kind of memories and mixed emotions: about the Russian space travel era in the late 50’s, about bedtime stories of mysterious central european cultures as told by a travelling grandfather, and about ‘Saudade’ – feelings to cherish.
Swoop and Cross tells stories of disintegration, Overshift plays with light and shade, and Ed Carlsen displays elusive frames…
“Follow me into a movie that you might want to see sometime… a movie that’s happening in the back of your own head…”
And remember: “use your ears, not your prejudices”…
Drones and Performances: Yann Novak‘s ‘The Future Is A Forward Escape Into The Past’, ‘Glass’ by Ryuichi Sakamoto & Alva Noto, and Tonaliens’ self-titled album.
“How beautiful. How magic. How catastrophic”
DreamScenes for March 2018
Keith Berry’s three titles from 2017: Viable Systems, Simulacra and Elixir.
Pink Fluid may sound like a joke – but it’s lighthearted, not lightweight
Ben McElroy combines folk, drone and experimental into his own unique sound
“If we are able to uncover the profound beauty of things, that seem to be hidden, it is possible to become more humble and appreciative of life around us.”
Alapastel expands the borders of ‘post-classical’ music, plus rearrangements of ambient music classics for clarinet and piano by Group Listening.
“The only journey is the one within…”
Dalot & Sound Awakener *** Overlap