DreamScenes April 2021 edition: “Fanfare For The Illusion Of Choice”
This mix is simply named after the podcast it was created for: Joseph Aleo’s SoundWave.
It is a happy coincidence that it literally starts with ‘waves’ – and ends with the same waves morphing into the sound of a cheering crowd. This mix (hopefully) shows that it can be rewarding to take a moment’s rest to really listen and let the sounds affect you.
Sometimes music seems to alter the way you experience your surroundings…
Examples by Andrew Heath & Anne Chris Bakker and Landtitles.
W.E._aa‘s album ཀ (Ka) is as surprising as the name suggests *** Sandro Mussida merges guitar, bass clarinet and violoncello (in three different tunings) with the reverb of a church.
Ian Hawgood introduces us to the Japanese traditions of ‘wabi-sabi’ in these collaborations with Craig Tattersall and Stijn Hüwels.
The nocturnal walks of Max Corbacho, the escapeology of Robert Scott Thompson, and the imaginary cities of Cryptic Scenery.
“I heard things you people wouldn’t believe” … DreamScenes for March 2021
Robert Moran decomposes Wagner’s Parsifal using a 12-second reverb as an instrument *** Henrik Meierkord plays his meditative ambient cello to turn life’s burden into much-needed peace.
Fascinating electro-acoustic soundscapes by Jos Smolders and Iain Chambers, respectively:
Jos sonically explores a poem by Stéphane Mallermé ; Iain celebrates the brutalist architecture of Paris.