BJARNASON: Emergence; JONSDOTTIR: Flow & Fusion; VILLMARSON: BD; SIGFUSDOTTIR: Aequora; THORVALDSDOTTIR: Dreaming – Icelandic Sym. Orch./ Daniel Bjarnason – Sono Luminus
Smooth Blu-ray sound with striking modern compositions by Icelandic composers. BJARNASON: Recurrence = Works by Contemporary Icelandic Composers – Iceland Sym./ Daniel Bjarnason – Pure Audio Blu-ray multichannel sound & standard CD. Also included are MP3, FLAC and WAV files (Two discs) – Sono Luminus DSL-92213, 67:30 (4/7/17) [Distr. by Naxos]****: This lovely disc contains […]
A trio which finds the middle ground between electronics and acoustics. Chat Noir – Nine Thoughts for One Word [TrackList follows] – RareNoise RNR064, 48:09 [5/20/16] ****: (Michele Cavaliari – keyboards, piano, effects; Luca Fogagnolo – electric bass, upright bass, trombone; J. Peter Schwalm – electronics, beats, keyboards, acoustic guitar; Daniel Calvi – electric guitar, […]
“Ensemble Pieces” = GAVIN BRYARS: 1,2,1-2-3-4; The Squirrel and the Ricketty Racketty Bridge; CHRISTOPHER HOBBS: Aran; McCrimmon Will Never Return – Gavin Bryars, Christopher Hobbs, Brian Eno, var. instruments/ensemble – Obscure BCGBCD23, 36:38 [Distr. by Allegro] (11/13/15) ***: Important reissue from the early British new wave. Obscure Records had a short but interesting tenure as […]
Though made without Eno’s OK, this autobiographical documentary of the unique rock star/musician/composer/producer/music theorist/singer/visual artist is one of the best.