Category Archives: Modern Composition

Iceland Symphony Orchestra ~ Concurrence

The Sono Luminus follow-up to the 2017 CD Recurrence affords listeners a golden opportunity to hear new works from Anna Thorvaldsdóttir, Haukur Tómasson, María Huld Markan Sigfúsdóttir and Páll Ragnar Pálsson as performed by the Iceland Symphony Orchestra and conducted by Daniel Bjarnason, and all

Iceland Symphony Orchestra ~ Concurrence

The Sono Luminus follow-up to the 2017 CD Recurrence affords listeners a golden opportunity to hear new works from Anna Thorvaldsdóttir, Haukur Tómasson, María Huld Markan Sigfúsdóttir and Páll Ragnar Pálsson as performed by the Iceland Symphony Orchestra and conducted by Daniel Bjarnason, and all

Keaton Henson ~ Six Lethargies

Those who have enjoyed the music of Keaton Henson over the past decade may be surprised to discover his instrumental side; he’s known for tender ballads sung in the Damien Rice style, his voice a reed perpetually on the verge of breaking.

Keaton Henson ~ Six Lethargies

Those who have enjoyed the music of Keaton Henson over the past decade may be surprised to discover his instrumental side; he’s known for tender ballads sung in the Damien Rice style, his voice a reed perpetually on the verge of breaking.

Alison Cotton ~ The Girl I Left Behind Me

Is this a Halloween recording or a Christmas recording? Both and neither; it’s as mournful as a procession and melancholic as falling leaves.  Each side-long piece was composed to accompany a ghost story, and the title track was read at

Alison Cotton ~ The Girl I Left Behind Me

Is this a Halloween recording or a Christmas recording? Both and neither; it’s as mournful as a procession and melancholic as falling leaves.  Each side-long piece was composed to accompany a ghost story, and the title track was read at

Rachel Grimes ~ The Way Forth

Every once in a while, an artist puts so much love and effort into a project that it glows.  The Way Forth is one of these projects.  A patchwork quilt of music, letters, song and film, Rachel Grimes‘ multi-media release tackles multiple

Rachel Grimes ~ The Way Forth

Every once in a while, an artist puts so much love and effort into a project that it glows.  The Way Forth is one of these projects.  A patchwork quilt of music, letters, song and film, Rachel Grimes‘ multi-media release tackles multiple

Oliver Patrice Weder ~ OPW

Inspired by a trip from Rio de Janeiro to Valencia through countless other cities, OPW sounds itself like a journey rich in culture, varied of scene and laden with appreciation. It is emotional and thoughtful, yet colourful and celebratory. The

Oliver Patrice Weder ~ OPW

Inspired by a trip from Rio de Janeiro to Valencia through countless other cities, OPW sounds itself like a journey rich in culture, varied of scene and laden with appreciation. It is emotional and thoughtful, yet colourful and celebratory. The

Maria W Horn ~ Epistasis

Where last year’s Kontrapoetik was furious and direct, Epistasis is passionate and exploratory, structured like an ouroboros that in completing its form comes to both an end and a beginning. One depends on the other, the circularity of this mythical

Maria W Horn ~ Epistasis

Where last year’s Kontrapoetik was furious and direct, Epistasis is passionate and exploratory, structured like an ouroboros that in completing its form comes to both an end and a beginning. One depends on the other, the circularity of this mythical

Mario Diaz de Leon ~ Cycle and Reveal

There’s a mythical register to Mario Diaz de Leon’s Cycle and Reveal that is hard to explain, but that seems to come from a certain classicism in the overall development of the music. I’m not referring to the inventions of

Mario Diaz de Leon ~ Cycle and Reveal

There’s a mythical register to Mario Diaz de Leon’s Cycle and Reveal that is hard to explain, but that seems to come from a certain classicism in the overall development of the music. I’m not referring to the inventions of