Posts Tagged: John Kontos

ACL 2012: random thoughts on how to find meaning in a virtual reality world

When I was in elementary school I had a teacher who was very different than all the other teachers I have ever had.  On his birthday, after we wished him happy birthday he told us that he doesn’t celebrate birthdays

ACL 2012: random thoughts on how to find meaning in a virtual reality world

When I was in elementary school I had a teacher who was very different than all the other teachers I have ever had.  On his birthday, after we wished him happy birthday he told us that he doesn’t celebrate birthdays

h+ ~ GIGA

Electronic music has long been the music of the future.  In a way it is science fiction music as it attempts to describe a time when human beings will have either ascended to a better state of being, or society

h+ ~ GIGA

Electronic music has long been the music of the future.  In a way it is science fiction music as it attempts to describe a time when human beings will have either ascended to a better state of being, or society

Bionulor ~ Erik

Naming your album Erik isn’t going to make many people listen to it, until they discover it is actually a tribute to one of the greatest composers of all time, Erik Satie.  Satie’s Gymnopédies influenced and shaped ambient more than any other piece

Bionulor ~ Erik

Naming your album Erik isn’t going to make many people listen to it, until they discover it is actually a tribute to one of the greatest composers of all time, Erik Satie.  Satie’s Gymnopédies influenced and shaped ambient more than any other piece

Offthesky and Man Watching the Stars ~ Afar, Farewell

Rural Colours, as a label, seems to emphasize in most of its releases the connection between the artwork and the music.  Both are abstract with colors (colours rather) that are in some cases dark, in others bright, but always bringing to

Offthesky and Man Watching the Stars ~ Afar, Farewell

Rural Colours, as a label, seems to emphasize in most of its releases the connection between the artwork and the music.  Both are abstract with colors (colours rather) that are in some cases dark, in others bright, but always bringing to

Daphine and Lyndsey ~ Seascape No. 1

Is there a more beautiful, peaceful, threatening sound than the sound of waves?  Is there anything else that can make us feel free of problems and convention, while at the same time reminding us how small we are compared to

Daphine and Lyndsey ~ Seascape No. 1

Is there a more beautiful, peaceful, threatening sound than the sound of waves?  Is there anything else that can make us feel free of problems and convention, while at the same time reminding us how small we are compared to

Alfred Brown ~ The Seagull – A Song Cycle

Alfred Brown from Buffalo happily admits on his website that he is not a composer of music, but an inventor of sounds, which in some cases he likes to describe as music.  The Seagull – A Song Cycle, his soundtrack to

Alfred Brown ~ The Seagull – A Song Cycle

Alfred Brown from Buffalo happily admits on his website that he is not a composer of music, but an inventor of sounds, which in some cases he likes to describe as music.  The Seagull – A Song Cycle, his soundtrack to

Melodium ~ Kansva Work

Laurent Girard from Angers, France has been making for years now, some of the most intense, emotionally charged toytronica we have ever heard.  His music has been melodic, minimal (but not always), melodramatic, but most importantly unique, in the sense

Melodium ~ Kansva Work

Laurent Girard from Angers, France has been making for years now, some of the most intense, emotionally charged toytronica we have ever heard.  His music has been melodic, minimal (but not always), melodramatic, but most importantly unique, in the sense