One World, One Music. Sounds from Java,Europe, USA, Argentina, harvested and recreated by Gregory Taylor and YYYY
The September DreamScenes edition is a mixed bag of conflicting emotions.
“Must be a little cooler”
Part 3 of the Summer Clearance: browsing through releases that somehow stuck to the bottom of the promo pile but are definitely worth hearing!
Featuring: Marty Hicks, Ecovillage, Aerium, Jogging House and Logic Moon
Part 2 of the Summer Clearance: browsing through releases that somehow stuck to the bottom of the promo pile but are definitely worth hearing!
Featuring: Yair Etziony, Chelidon Frame, Lingua Lustra, Martin Stürtzer and Hipnotic Earth
Summer Clearance: browsing through releases that somehow stuck to the bottom of the promo pile but are definitely worth hearing!
Featuring: Earthen Sea, Anthéne, Stereo Hypnosis/Christopher Chaplin and Ehsan Banitaba
M.Grig recreates the places of his childhood with dobro, lap steel, and pedal steel guitar *** Aihio is a Finnish duo with a unique sound based on their self-built Ginette combined with ‘algorithmic afrobeat’.
DreamScenes for August, 2019: “All is Surprising To The Forgetful”
Two releases on Eilean Records that sound completely different yet have more in common than just their label: Arovane & Mike Lazarev and Michael Cutting.
Tapani Rinne’s surprising ECM-like sound created with bass clarinet and effect pedals *** A free gift from Andrew Heath, with reworks of his soundtrack for The Echoing Space.
The mix title, Radical Candor, comes from the (management) philosophy that argues that feedback (on behaviour) is most effective if it is ‘challenging’ but at the same time shows that you ‘care’.
I felt there was a resemblance: the mix is ‘caring’ at times but can also be quite ‘challenging’ to the listener. At least, that was my intention. Now you decide.
A fascinating mix of voice and electro-acoustics by Joseph Branciforte & Theo Bleckmann *** Ann’s Certain Colors is a collection of deliberate mistakes (but does not sound like that).
John Luther Adams’ ‘Become Desert’: “Close your eyes and listen to the singing of the light.” *** Stavros Gasparatos explores the range of emotions of losing control, without any repercussions.
DreamScenes for June, 2019: “A Voice Like A Candle”
A live improvised concert by Robert Lippok and ‘electroacoustic pianist’ Kaan Bulak
Alexandra Spence studied the sonic textures of Europe (and beyond).
Zachary Paul showcases the textural range of the violin *** Jane Antonia Cornish is a must-listen for all lovers of modern-classical music *** Rune Clausen explores the mysteries of the Norwegian forests
Craig Leon further explores the music of the Nommos * Slagmann is a cross-pollination between ritualistic percussion (by Slagwerk Den Haag) and electronics by Talismann.
Angelina Yershova stresses the importance of the protection of our planet’s ecosystem on her stunning new album CosmoTengri *** Keru Not Ever‘s album is as disruptive as the name suggests
Travelling to al corners of Britain (and all four elements) with Andrew Heath and Toby Marks *** Exploring the Topology of Blue with Bill Seaman.