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.
DreamScenes for January 2020: Music for a trembling Earth.
Michel Banabila’s music for various dance performances combined in a stunning 2LP-package: music so intense it’ll make your palms sweat
Maria W. Horn presents four impressive contemporary compositions on her follow-up to Kontrapoetik * Bastarda reinterprets medieval music about death and mourning and make them sound like they were composed in our time.
Five compilations (totaling almost 26 hours of music!) that help you start 2020 in a great way: compilations by Eilean Rec., Taâlem, Silent Records, Kompakt, and Txt Recordings.
DreamScenes for December 2019: “Be careful what you wish for – Be careful what you dream..”
Christoph Berg introduces his new label with an album based on tape manipulations (and a stunning violin concertina) *** Tobias Preisig “does for the violin what Colin Stetson does for the saxophone or Nils Frahm for the Piano.”
Arrangements for two pianos by Leo Svirsky, refreshing modern classical music from Jane Antonia Cornish, and unusual cinematic explorations by Ersatz.
Get ready for Winter with this November DreamScenes edition
Whoohoo! Celebration time: this is DreamScenes edition #60, which means it has been going on for five years now!
So for this special occasion I’ve created a special mix that, to be honest, is not very different from all previous DreamScenes editions.
Michael Bonaventure explores the darkness combining the intimidating sound of the church organ with electronics and samples *** Todor Todoroff explores various parallel universes with a fascinating array of electroacoustic and acousmatic sounds.