Posts Tagged: Bigo & Twigetti

ACL 2017 ~ Top Ten Modern Composition

Modern Composition was our hottest genre this year, with 28 albums nominated for only ten spots.  From solo piano to full orchestra, consonance to dissonance, giving up to going on, these picks represent a grand variety of composed sound.  Their

ACL 2017 ~ Top Ten Modern Composition

Modern Composition was our hottest genre this year, with 28 albums nominated for only ten spots.  From solo piano to full orchestra, consonance to dissonance, giving up to going on, these picks represent a grand variety of composed sound.  Their

Leah Kardos ~ Rococochet

I thought I had the measure of Rococochet a few minutes into “Let Your Body”, a soothing opener of polyrhythmic ivories, mallets and skins that slowly unfurls to reveal increasingly vivid jazz-infused colours. Even as other, unexpected timbres join –

Leah Kardos ~ Rococochet

I thought I had the measure of Rococochet a few minutes into “Let Your Body”, a soothing opener of polyrhythmic ivories, mallets and skins that slowly unfurls to reveal increasingly vivid jazz-infused colours. Even as other, unexpected timbres join –

Various Artists ~ The Exquisite Corpse

Let’s start with Leah Kardos’ “Little Phase”, from Bigo & Twigetti’s Summer compilation of last year. Press play ~ and then we’ll play a game.   The game is called the exquisite corpse.  Most of us played it with paper in primary school,

Various Artists ~ The Exquisite Corpse

Let’s start with Leah Kardos’ “Little Phase”, from Bigo & Twigetti’s Summer compilation of last year. Press play ~ and then we’ll play a game.   The game is called the exquisite corpse.  Most of us played it with paper in primary school,

LCNL 083: Jim Perkins presents Elements

  Elements is a mix by Jim Perkins, a musician and founder of Bigo & Twigetti, a London based record label mixing classical music, electronica, sound design and a more.  Focusing on different elements of recording and composition,  Jim weaves

LCNL 083: Jim Perkins presents Elements

  Elements is a mix by Jim Perkins, a musician and founder of Bigo & Twigetti, a London based record label mixing classical music, electronica, sound design and a more.  Focusing on different elements of recording and composition,  Jim weaves

Various Artists ~ Summer

Earlier this year, the Bigo & Twigetti label asked its artists to contribute a personal reflection of summer.  This compilation is the result.  Summer is a potpourri of presentations that opens up the question, “What does summer sound like?” For this listener,

Various Artists ~ Summer

Earlier this year, the Bigo & Twigetti label asked its artists to contribute a personal reflection of summer.  This compilation is the result.  Summer is a potpourri of presentations that opens up the question, “What does summer sound like?” For this listener,

Jim Perkins & Tom Gaisford ~ Byrds

This review begins with the cover art.  We’ve seen the Bigo & Twigetti work of London-based French designer Lucille Clerc before, on two prior releases from Jim Perkins (Transfiguration and Constance), but this is her best cover yet.  It looks like a picture

Jim Perkins & Tom Gaisford ~ Byrds

This review begins with the cover art.  We’ve seen the Bigo & Twigetti work of London-based French designer Lucille Clerc before, on two prior releases from Jim Perkins (Transfiguration and Constance), but this is her best cover yet.  It looks like a picture

ACL 2015: Top Ten Modern Composition

The loveliest sounds of the year are found right here.  With a tender approach and attention to detail, these composers mine the spectrum of emotions to produce works of gravity and grace. Once upon a time, we called this music

ACL 2015: Top Ten Modern Composition

The loveliest sounds of the year are found right here.  With a tender approach and attention to detail, these composers mine the spectrum of emotions to produce works of gravity and grace. Once upon a time, we called this music