Category Archives: Modern Composition

Haythem Mahbouli ~ Last Man On Earth

There was a time when the apocalypse seemed far enough away that movies like The Road and series like The Walking Dead were, whilst undoubtedly horrifying, still entertaining. There was a macabre fun to be had from imagining how we

Haythem Mahbouli ~ Last Man On Earth

There was a time when the apocalypse seemed far enough away that movies like The Road and series like The Walking Dead were, whilst undoubtedly horrifying, still entertaining. There was a macabre fun to be had from imagining how we

Jameson Nathan Jones ~ Somewhat The Same

Those who follow Jameson Nathan Jones‘s popular and highly amusing YouTube channel already know he’s an avid collector of synthesisers with a particular enthusiasm for modular synthesis. In an attic somewhere in Laurel, Mississippi, he’s amassed an enormous collection of

Jameson Nathan Jones ~ Somewhat The Same

Those who follow Jameson Nathan Jones‘s popular and highly amusing YouTube channel already know he’s an avid collector of synthesisers with a particular enthusiasm for modular synthesis. In an attic somewhere in Laurel, Mississippi, he’s amassed an enormous collection of

Snowdrops ~ Missing Island

What is the Missing Island?  Snowdrops dances around the title, touching on multiple themes: the elements, the unconscious, the search for meaning and revelation.  In the end, the missing island is open to interpretation: the piece that could complete us, if only

Snowdrops ~ Missing Island

What is the Missing Island?  Snowdrops dances around the title, touching on multiple themes: the elements, the unconscious, the search for meaning and revelation.  In the end, the missing island is open to interpretation: the piece that could complete us, if only

To Move ~ To Move

Anna Rose Carter, Ed Hamilton and Alex Kozobolis join forces as To Move, their self-titled album an invitation to muse on the nature of change and response. At its core, To Move is an album for two pianos, until (as Sonic Pieces

To Move ~ To Move

Anna Rose Carter, Ed Hamilton and Alex Kozobolis join forces as To Move, their self-titled album an invitation to muse on the nature of change and response. At its core, To Move is an album for two pianos, until (as Sonic Pieces

Pêtr Aleksänder ~ The Whole World Laid Out Before Me

Silence. A piano melody outlines a familiar shape: dominant start, rising and settling on the tonic. A second phrase: a drop down low, followed by a big leap. A halo of strings joins, circling our melody, which has taken on

Pêtr Aleksänder ~ The Whole World Laid Out Before Me

Silence. A piano melody outlines a familiar shape: dominant start, rising and settling on the tonic. A second phrase: a drop down low, followed by a big leap. A halo of strings joins, circling our melody, which has taken on

Vanessa Wagner ~ Mirrored

We’re extraordinarily lucky to have Vanessa Wagner. A first class pianist capable of genuine virtuosity, she chooses to use her exquisite craftsmanship to perform accessible minimalist works that are always at risk of getting dismissed by the snobs as too

Vanessa Wagner ~ Mirrored

We’re extraordinarily lucky to have Vanessa Wagner. A first class pianist capable of genuine virtuosity, she chooses to use her exquisite craftsmanship to perform accessible minimalist works that are always at risk of getting dismissed by the snobs as too

Jonas Colstrup ~ At the Crest

Many composers have tried to emulate the composing spirit of Jóhann Jóhannsson, but few have done so as convincingly as Jonas Colstrup.  Having worked with the late artist on a pair of film scores, Colstrup was better poised than most to

Jonas Colstrup ~ At the Crest

Many composers have tried to emulate the composing spirit of Jóhann Jóhannsson, but few have done so as convincingly as Jonas Colstrup.  Having worked with the late artist on a pair of film scores, Colstrup was better poised than most to

AVAWAVES ~ Savage Waters

AVAWAVES was the perfect choice to score the surf documentary Savage Waters.  The ocean is in their compositional blood, while their debut album was appropriately titled Waves.  The enthralling trailer provides an indication of the cinematic thrills, as a surfer chases a legend

AVAWAVES ~ Savage Waters

AVAWAVES was the perfect choice to score the surf documentary Savage Waters.  The ocean is in their compositional blood, while their debut album was appropriately titled Waves.  The enthralling trailer provides an indication of the cinematic thrills, as a surfer chases a legend