DreamScenes for July 2019: “Water Be My Road Now”
Purl and Protou create an immersive journey for dreamy minds *** Sinius documents the inter-dimensional interference he experienced.
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.
Matthijs Kouw teaches us about that what cannot be named and identified, but rather has to be experienced firsthand *** Yann Novak questions what an understanding of time can look like.
Hotel Neon creates Vanishing Forms *** Sven Laux and Daniela Orvin became friends working on The Writings *** plus: Sven Laux’ solo album ODD.
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.
Surprising and hardly classifiable release by Jason ‘Offthesky’ Corder plus acoustic ensemble *** R Beny demonstrates what the opposite of decay sounds like.
DreamScenes for June, 2019: “A Voice Like A Candle”
Time to relax with albums from Richard Norris, Jens Pauly and Innesti.
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
Mariska Baars and Rutger Zuydervelt create a fractal bubblebath *** Celer manages to relax at 303 km/hr.
Travelling to al corners of Britain (and all four elements) with Andrew Heath and Toby Marks *** Exploring the Topology of Blue with Bill Seaman.
Fog Horns, Trombones, Distorted Tones & Drones
(DreamScenes for May 2019)
Two self-titled ‘classic ambient’ releases on the Past Inside The Present label (扎克and Dawn Chorus And The Infallible Sea) as well as another two on Shimmering Moods (Music For Sleep and Luna Monk).