Stephen O’Malley’s ‘Géante 4’ composed for Stuart Dempster and performed by Eye Music *** Black Glass Ensemble explores the power of the B Minor chord together with 104 friends *** Michael Vallera creates soundscapes where the sound cannot be traced back to his guitar.
Alva Noto returns after a five year hiatus with volume 4 of his Xerrox pentalogy *** Madeleine Cocolas explores the complex emotions she felt when returning home to Ithaca.
“You Will Now Listen To My Voice”
DreamScenes for June 2020
Yair Elazar Glotman and Mats Erlandsson present their long-form work as a reaction to the current continuous flood of competing interests *** Two sides of Francis M. Gri: the sadness of degenerating memories opposed to the small joys of having to stay at home.
Three sonic adventures to help you listen to your environment with a different attitude:
music from T.U., Markus Mehr, and Stefan Klaverdal.
Orchestral drone and poetry from Jackson Greenberg, Ondes Martenot showcase by Christine Ott, and a neo-classical showcase supporting the Mediterranean Sea.
DreamScenes for May 2020: “A Quiet Mantra Of Hope”…
Fourth World, Outer Space, and mind-bending psychedelics: Chi Factory, LF58, and Kryptogen Rundfunk.
“Stay down below, ’till this blow over”
DreamScenes for April, 2020
I tried to find another name (and image) for this mix, but it seems that only one title remained appropriate at this time.
Music for worrying times…
Edu Comelles’ solo albums ‘explore the nature of field recording and their power to become instruments by itself’ – and his collaboration with double bassist Rafa Ramos Sania presents ‘the shredded expressiveness of the double bass’.
Three examples of soundtracks that are not created for blockbuster releases (and are a pleasure to listen to without having seen the movies they were created for): scores by Rutger Zuydervelt, Jacaszek and Snorri Hallgrímson.
Three different sonic adventures full of ‘ambience’ but not really ‘ambient’: Drøne, Thomas Köner and Claudio F. Baroni.
DreamScenes for February: “the gaze goes to that window again”…
‘West Coast (post-)minimalism’ from Cold Blue Music: music from Matt Sargent, Robert Carl and Michael Byron.
A post focused on various uses of the cello with stunning performances by Martina Bertoni, Raphael Weinroth-Browne and Aaron Martin.
Robert Heel’s King of Groves, inspired by James MacPherson’s poetry * Stephen Vitiello & Molly Berg’s music combined with Jake Michael’s photography in a new edition in the IIKKI series.
Fovea Hex conclude their Salt Garden EP-trilogy with additional remixes by Steven Wilson *** Fallows is a match-made-in-heaven project by Anne Garner and Jeff Stonehouse.