Posts Tagged: Damian Valles

Damian Valles ~ Strand

Two years after Exposure, Damian Valles returns to VoxxoV Records with Strand.  The new cover (a painting by James Whistler) may be a bit brighter than the last, but the music is just as dark.  If anything, it’s gone from bleak to dangerous.

Damian Valles ~ Strand

Two years after Exposure, Damian Valles returns to VoxxoV Records with Strand.  The new cover (a painting by James Whistler) may be a bit brighter than the last, but the music is just as dark.  If anything, it’s gone from bleak to dangerous.

ACL 2014: Top Ten Ambient

This year, A Closer Listen continued to receive more ambient music than any other type, over 500 releases in all.  The ambient field is so competitive that only the most distinctive releases manage to break through and to form a lasting impression.

ACL 2014: Top Ten Ambient

This year, A Closer Listen continued to receive more ambient music than any other type, over 500 releases in all.  The ambient field is so competitive that only the most distinctive releases manage to break through and to form a lasting impression.

Damian Valles ~ Exposure

In extreme temperatures, one can become frostbitten in a matter of minutes.  Even layered clothing can pose a problem, as sweat fails to evaporate, increasing one’s susceptibility to the cold.  Exposure is the sound of isolation, not necessarily from other people

Damian Valles ~ Exposure

In extreme temperatures, one can become frostbitten in a matter of minutes.  Even layered clothing can pose a problem, as sweat fails to evaporate, increasing one’s susceptibility to the cold.  Exposure is the sound of isolation, not necessarily from other people

Alex Durlak / Damian Valles ~ Guitar and Drums

Guitar and Drums is one of those albums that emit an aura of playfulness, an experimental mood that might just inspire the listener to go ahead and play with something they know well. In the case of Alex Durlak &

Alex Durlak / Damian Valles ~ Guitar and Drums

Guitar and Drums is one of those albums that emit an aura of playfulness, an experimental mood that might just inspire the listener to go ahead and play with something they know well. In the case of Alex Durlak &

Damian Valles ~ Nonparallel in Four Movements

Nonparallel in Four Movements is a slow labor of love for Damian Valles, a work of vinyl samples and digital processing that begins as a conceptual mix and ends as a drone.  In compiling the sound sources, Valles pored over the Nonesuch

Damian Valles ~ Nonparallel in Four Movements

Nonparallel in Four Movements is a slow labor of love for Damian Valles, a work of vinyl samples and digital processing that begins as a conceptual mix and ends as a drone.  In compiling the sound sources, Valles pored over the Nonesuch

Talvihorros | Damian Valles ~ Monuments and Ruins

The wonderful Textura label produces few releases; the last was Mains de Givre’s Esther Marie in 2010.  Every disc is a labor of love, and Monuments and Ruins is no exception.  The album provides a platform for the work of two highly-regarded artists, whose

Talvihorros | Damian Valles ~ Monuments and Ruins

The wonderful Textura label produces few releases; the last was Mains de Givre’s Esther Marie in 2010.  Every disc is a labor of love, and Monuments and Ruins is no exception.  The album provides a platform for the work of two highly-regarded artists, whose