From Iceland — Contemporary soundscapes, best experienced on a multichannel system or headphones
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“Raindamage” = Music of Valgeir SIGURDŎSSON, Úlfur HANSSON, Hlynur Aðils VILMARSSON – Nordic Affect – Sono Luminus
Some very reflective and ‘icy’ sounds sure to get your attention. “Raindamage” = Valgeir SIGURDŎSSON: Raindamage; Antigravity; Úlfur HANSSON: ÞỲÐ; Skin Continuum; Hlynur Aðils VILMARSSON: Noa::Ems; [:n:] – Nordic Affect – Sono Luminus SLE-70008 [Distr. by Naxos], 39:06, (2/24/2017) ***1/2: I literally closed my eyes while listening to this very picturesque and very unusual set […]
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 […]
Not just a film bio of Arthur Lipner but a trip around the earth viewing many aspects of mallet instruments worldwide. Talking Sticks (2016) Cast: Arthur Lipner, Gary Burton, Mike Mainieri, Vida Chenoweth, Bernard Woma and other top percussionists Studio: Living Arts Productions Video: for 16:9 screens, color Audio: English DD stereo Length: 63 min. […]
Six of the Most Inspired Single Notes in Classical Music Samsung Galaxy Note 7 Notebook to Have Iris Scanner – Samsung’s new Note 7 (due for release August 2) will have both a fingerprint reader and an amazing new security feature – an iris scanner. All you have to do is look at the smartphone, […]
May be the best Michael Moore film yet; quite subversive in its message. Where to Invade Next, Blu-ray (2016) Director & main cast: Michael Moore Studio: Anchor Bay (5/10/16) Video: 1.78:1 for 16:9 widescreen, 1080p HD color Audio: English & other languages with subtitles, Dolby TrueHD 5.1 Subtitles: Where needed, Spanish Length: 120 min. Rating: […]
Noah is worth your two-plus hours. It will stay with you, and that is the most that can be asked of any movie.
“In Memoriam Pehr Henrik Nordgren” = NORDGREN: Concerto for Sax Quartet and Strings; ARVO PART: Fratres; ASKELLMASSON: Quatrain; KALEVO AHO: In memorium Pehr Henrik Nordgren – Rascher Sax. Q./ Lapland Ch. Orch./John Storgards – Alba
A major concerto by the late Finnish composer, plus works in tribute to his memory.
This is the first documentary to clearly expose the shocking truth behind the 2008 economic crisis.