Elsewhereness revisited is an occasional feature documenting the drift at the margins: ambient gasbagging, ’tube-d, ’cloud-ed, and ’camp-ed up, complete with companion mix, Elsewhereness revisited #4. Gailes is Benoît Pioulard, late-period ambient mode engaged (cf. Sonnet, Stanza, Thine), and long-time student of decay, sustain & release, Rafael Anton Irisarri—guitar-y, synth-y, studio savvy. Previous dronership, solo and duo (Orcas), doesn’t quite […]
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Baskaru, purveyors of fine experimental electronics and sound art since 2005, issue just a few select releases each year, invariably in threes. Last sighted on igloo here, the French imprint prides itself on high artistic and visual standards, as can be seen from a roster spanning the likes of Maurizio Bianchi, Francisco López, and Lawrence English. A view of what’s […]
A sort of introduction to Sparkle in Grey’s unique and hybrid-like musical universe, bringing to the fore a better appreciation about compositional motives as well as musical directions embodied by the collective. Sparkle in Grey is a chamber post-rockin’ electronic collective which has its roots in experimental music, constantly in search of unfamiliar sounds, new […]
This is not a place to look for serenity or quietude, as the two grimly conjoin their respective musical arts in a paean to sadness and melancholy, the rain falling unrelenting, plangent piano drenched in despair and desolation. These seemingly forlorn funerals are, though, not dispirited, but charged with intent, directed towards the search for […]
With over 100 recordings to his name under numerous imprints, now in his latter 50’s, Bianchi is the sort of composer to be reckoned with only now gaining a mysterious second wind with output growing exponentially in the last few years. (December 2011) MAURIZIO BIANCHI, the enigmatic Milanese sound composer (considered by many as the […]