Del Sol Quartet

Del Sol Quartet ~ Sculthorpe

This is didjeridu music for people who don’t prefer didjeridu music ~ I should know, because I’m one of them.  On this set, San Francisco’s Del Sol Quartet, accompanied by Stephen Kent, brings the work of Australian composer Peter Sculthorpe to

Del Sol Quartet

Del Sol Quartet ~ Sculthorpe

This is didjeridu music for people who don’t prefer didjeridu music ~ I should know, because I’m one of them.  On this set, San Francisco’s Del Sol Quartet, accompanied by Stephen Kent, brings the work of Australian composer Peter Sculthorpe to

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Mecha/Orga ~ 41:38

It’s always a temptation to revisit previous works ~ to tinker with the words or sounds, to edit, to re-write or re-record.  This is especially true in the digital age, when such things can happen quicker than ever before and

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Mecha/Orga ~ 41:38

It’s always a temptation to revisit previous works ~ to tinker with the words or sounds, to edit, to re-write or re-record.  This is especially true in the digital age, when such things can happen quicker than ever before and

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Forest Management ~ Reservation

The amber street lights glow against the cold concrete of the sidewalk. The white lights yawn over the deserted lanes of the highway, and both look dim against the black of the night sky. Your car, dusty from the journey,

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Forest Management ~ Reservation

The amber street lights glow against the cold concrete of the sidewalk. The white lights yawn over the deserted lanes of the highway, and both look dim against the black of the night sky. Your car, dusty from the journey,

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Porya Hatami ~ Arrivals and Departures

While many ambient releases owe a debt to Brian Eno’s Music for Airports, few share its specific subject matter.  In presentation and timbre, Porya Hatami‘s latest album can be seen as the spiritual successor to that earlier work.  The piano, textures and

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Porya Hatami ~ Arrivals and Departures

While many ambient releases owe a debt to Brian Eno’s Music for Airports, few share its specific subject matter.  In presentation and timbre, Porya Hatami‘s latest album can be seen as the spiritual successor to that earlier work.  The piano, textures and

Kimono

A Backward Music Trio

This season, the Backward Music label is trying something new: releasing music every few weeks in different formats.  The latest trio includes a slice of pink vinyl, a digital download and a download with zine. Upon seeing the logo of

Kimono

A Backward Music Trio

This season, the Backward Music label is trying something new: releasing music every few weeks in different formats.  The latest trio includes a slice of pink vinyl, a digital download and a download with zine. Upon seeing the logo of

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Pascal Savy ~ Adrift

Pascal Savy is a French musician who specializes in an organic kind of ambient that ages like the skin. His drifting drones are well versed in the art of decay, its vanquishing of youth and its intrinsic link to life.

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Pascal Savy ~ Adrift

Pascal Savy is a French musician who specializes in an organic kind of ambient that ages like the skin. His drifting drones are well versed in the art of decay, its vanquishing of youth and its intrinsic link to life.

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Michel Guillet ~ Unstable Distance

Parisian Michel Guillet‘s impressive resume dates back to the turn of the century: film work, dance scores, concerts and collaborations.  Unstable Distance is his fourth album.  The stated goal: “to create continuity with discontinuity.”  While the artist succeeds in his goal, the

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Michel Guillet ~ Unstable Distance

Parisian Michel Guillet‘s impressive resume dates back to the turn of the century: film work, dance scores, concerts and collaborations.  Unstable Distance is his fourth album.  The stated goal: “to create continuity with discontinuity.”  While the artist succeeds in his goal, the