[Music] Benjamin Aït-Ali – Les Cinquantièmes Hurlants

Benjamin Aït-Ali is one of France’s heirs the the electroacoustic music mantle once held by the likes of Pierre Schaeffer and Pierre Henry. This particular piece, dedicated to the sea, of all things, was performed at the SIME Festival in April of 2018.  The piece was prepared the year before, inspired by events that led … Continue reading [Music] Benjamin Aït-Ali – Les Cinquantièmes Hurlants

[Music] Benjamin Aït-Ali – Ballet and Other Works

This release, by French experimental music composer Benjamin Aït-Ali, is, and probably always will be, the shortest release I’ve had the privilege to review. Ballet and Other Works clocks in at around 3 minutes, but as with the legendary Cinéma Pour L’Oreille series released by Metamkine in the early 1990s, the compositions waste no time … Continue reading [Music] Benjamin Aït-Ali – Ballet and Other Works