Tomáš Dvořák is a composer, clarinetist and multimedia artist based in the Czech Republic. He produces a soundtrack that blends elements of soundtrack music, game music, electroacoustic music, and a touch of IDM that works very well together.
This was a very pleasant surprise. Virus is, perhaps, not the best choice of band name only because there are so many great bands (including a legendary Austrian one I whose album I was listening to today) who share the monicker, but because it is about as far away from the music as possible. The […]
American composer Charles Wuorinen passed away a couple of days ago. Here is a sample of his compositional prowess, along with a rather well-done interview. He won the Pulitzer Prize in 1970 for the purely electronic piece, Time’s Encomium. Rest in peace, Charles.
The latest TONEBURST release is now available. https://toneburst.bandcamp.com/ Live Electronic Music. Improvisation. All frequencies. Paul Stapleton Miguel Ortiz Barry Cullen released March 6, 2020 The cassettes include a sound collage not available to stream or download. via Pandemonium Trio – Play Drone & Drama — barry joseph cullen
This was an accidental discovery, found browsing Youtube for new music, and it looks like luck was on my side today, as I would probably have not found out about Emilie Levienaise-Farrouch, a French pianist who has enthralled me this evening. On her Bandcamp website, there is an incredibly detailed essay with notes discussing the […]
Tijana Stanković is a composer from Serbia who offers a work played on a prepared violin and vocals. From her Bandcamp site on LOM Records out of Slovakia: Freezer is an album of raw and emotive improvisations by Serbian violinist-vocalist Tijana Stanković. Her chosen theme, the proverbial ‘freezer’, makes for a stark setting, serving as […]
Welsh ambient record label Serein had a banner year publishing rather incredible releases by bands like Hauschka, Olan Mill and Brambles. This free sampler gives a synopsis of what gems this imprint has available. This is wonderful headphone music for a grimy Beijing winter.