Markus Guentner‘s ‘Empire’ is a landmark release – one for the history books * Max Corbacho extends his nightly explorations on ‘Nocturnes II’
An extra dreamy July edition.
With, apart from the usual new releases, a fragment of Robert Kroos‘ Brainwave Set as performed in june as part of RAAR (Rotterdam Art And Radio)/Varia.
Slow down time with κασετα from The Pitch, and/or dive into the NGC 1999 Nebula (1.500 light-years from home) with Ben Bertrand
Trumpet legend Jon Hassell shows us how the tension between the North and the South can be relieved through ‘Vertical Listening’. *** J. Peter Schwalm faces the deepest personal fears imaginable, and translates it into a striking new album.
So don’t try to call
Don’t come to see me
I’m not here
‘Sleep Stations’ is a short EP continuation of From The Mouth of The Sun‘s ‘Hymn Binding’ release in 2017. Erik K. Skodvin and Rauelsson team up to create a spellbinding movie soundtrack for “Darling”
The Eternal Chord explores the possibilities of ‘the emperor of instruments’: the church organ. On a smaller scale Matthias Urban explores cymbals to create cleansing soundbaths.
in darker waters
winds will change
don’t drown tonight
Post-classical music from Clarice Jensen (for cello and electronics) and Joana Gama & Luís Fernandes (for piano, electronics and orchestra).
The Pitch & Splitter Orchestra demonstrate how a ‘frozen orchestra’ might sound.
Number 4 in the continuing series of Christina Vantzou‘s solo (or better: collaboration) albums, and more ‘beauty in stillness’ by Gray Acres (Andrew and Michael Tasselmeyer)
Short three-track collaboration EP from Pjusk, and new albums by Nadia Struiwigh and Sonae exploring the uncharted terrain between abstract electronica and techno.
‘Funky’ electronic music from Frank Bretschneider (on ‘Lunik’), and impending airstrike doom as predicted by Robin ‘Rapoon’ Storey
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.
“How beautiful. How magic. How catastrophic”
DreamScenes for March 2018
“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.
Cello music to enjoy the quietness and calm of hidden moments: by Danny Norbury & Ian Hawgood and Aaron Martin
Post-classical music meets dark jazz on Wordclock’s ‘Heralds’ – and Tomasz Sroczynski’s full scale symphony created with only a violin and a sampler.