‘In Praise of the Saddest Chord’: all of the tracks in this mix are in D-minor, which is said to be ‘the saddest chord’.
DreamScenes for May 2023:
“My little friend I lull to rest. But outside, a face looms at the window”
Alva Noto’s ‘modern minimalist ambient classical’ soundtrack for ‘Kinder der Sonne’, and Markus Guentner’s enticing and immersive ‘Onda’
400 Lonely Things celebrates the legendary Banning Mill on their album produced by William Basinski *** Push For Night reshapes Jon Mueller’s percussion (including his lawn sprinkler)
Music inspired by Antarctica: a data-driven project by Michael Begg, and Sean ‘theAdelaidean’ Williams’ memories of an expedition.
Tim Hecker’s escapes from escapism with No Highs, plus Phonsonic’s new album ‘Chrome’.
Sonic landscapes created by Matthew Florianz, Remanence, and Paco Maddalena.
The kind of darkness that you love to explore: Cryo Chamber’s Mercury Mission Diaries and Devotio by Onasander & Ashtoreth.
Jeff Greinke’s powerful intimacy on ‘A Thousand Year Flood’ *** Dean Hurley and Romance dissect the daytime soap genre into sonic operas.