A wonderful record from this important string quartet – a group who strike a fine balance between being playful and playing powerfully, and who have a really tremendous ear for unusual repertoire too! The cover and title might seem a bit gimmicky, but Spektral Quartet are far from that ... read moreCD
(Features the album on CD, with bonus blu-ray audio.)
Bruno Maderna —
Satyricon ... CD Salabert Actuels (France), 1992. Used ...
One of the most beautiful works we've ever heard from composer Harry Partch – music created upon his return to northern California, in a space of new creative freedom – where Partch and some of his younger followers made these really organic, really breathtaking sounds on those famous ... (Out Sound, Classical)read moreLP, Vinyl record album
Beautiful sounds from Max Richter – the modern classical composer who's elevating to almost the same film score status as Philip Glass! As with Glass, Richter can make music for movies without losing any of the depth of his non-film compositions – and here, he works sublime minimalist ... (Soundtracks, Classical)read moreCD
Sublime soundtrack material from Max Richter – but work that dovetails perfectly with some of his more "serious" albums on Deutsche Grammophon! The music features Richter on piano, alongside two cellos, a violin, and viola – but sounding completely unlike piano and strings ... (Soundtracks, Classical)read moreCD
Dark soundtrack material from Max Richter – music that often features a fuller orchestral setting than some of his other material, but which still works in that beautifully slow-building style that we love in his compositions! The story's an historical one, so at times the music references ... (Soundtracks, Classical)read moreLP, Vinyl record album
A fantastic addition to the catalog of Terry Riley during his most influential years – a set that features two long, extended organ performances by the minimalist – both on a par with his best records of the time! The similarity in title to Riley's classic Rainbow In Curved Air album ... (Out Sound, Classical)read moreCD
Einfluss ... CD Deutsche Grammophon, 2017. New Copy ...
A beautiful collaboration between two different generations of German music – the legendary Hans Joachim Roedelius, whose albums of the 70s set a whole new standard for minimalism, both on his own, and with the group Cluster – and younger pianist Arnold Kasar, who turns out to be a ... (Rock, Classical)read moreCD
The piece, subtitled "Tropes for Actor, Renaissance Consort, Chorus, and Electronics", features Stacy Keach as the Actor, and makes heavy use of multitrack recording. (Out Sound, Classical)LP, Vinyl record album
Groundbreaking work from the French scene of the postwar years – easily one of the most important places to put the word "experiment" in experimental music! The sounds here really live up to the promise of the title – really revolutionary explosions in sound from musicians ... (Out Sound, Classical)read moreLP, Vinyl record album
You might know him from his production and remix work for the clubs – but here, Henrik Schwarz shows off a completely different side of his talents – his ear for beautifully personal, sensitive acoustic piano performance! As with Bugge Wesseltoft, another artist who started with beats, ... read moreLP, Vinyl record album