Side one of the set features "Arcana" – a work written by Varese for orchestra, performed by the Chicago Symphony conducted by Jean Martinon. Side two features "Concerto For Seven Wind Instruments" – performed by a smaller group, still lead by Martinon, including ... read moreLP, Vinyl record album
Very trippy. The album purports to be the first time that Tibetan bells were ever recorded. We don't know if that's true or not, but it is a nice batch of space-out tracks that would have sounded great in the early days of FM radio. Wolff and Hennings wrote all tracks, and titles include "Kh ... read moreLP, Vinyl record album
After initial fame as the genius behind Japanese Acid Jazz combo Spiritual Vibes, Nobukazu Takemura emerged as a talented composer in his own right, and moved into a direction headed very far into left field. One of his best efforts of recent years has been to form the Childisc label as a showcase ... read moreCD
Synthetic symphonics from electronic experimental ground breakers – with ground shaking rhythms, spacey soundscapes, fuzz, hums, echoes, loopy tape effects and more! Features Herbert Eimert, Bruno Maderna, Karel Goeyvaerts, Pierre Boulez and Eimert-Beyer. Titles include "Klangstudie ... read moreCD
50s futurist sounds from the pioneers – Raymond Scott, Jean Jacque Perrey, Edgard Varese and others – early computer grooves, synthesizer experimentalist eeriness and symphonically styled soundscapes! Sci fi sounds, oddly melodic electronics, gigantic computer sounds and living, ... read moreCD
Traces Three ... LP Recollection GRM (Germany), Late 70s. New Copy (reissue)...
Lost work from the legendary GRM archives of electronic music – a selection of four shorter pieces that otherwise would have been lost to the shifting sands of time! Charles Clapaud delivers "Ruptures" at the start – a work that's filled with lots of short, sharp bursts of ... read moreLP, Vinyl record album
(Full notes, and a beautiful package as always from this great series!)