Posts Tagged: Sono Luminus

Nordic Affect ~ Raindamage

The compositions of Daniel Bjarnason, Valgeir Sigurðsson, Anna Thorvaldsdottir and more are brought to life by Nordic Affect and the Iceland Symphony Orchestra on a pair of Sono Luminus releases.  Together, they represent a strain of both Icelandic music and modern composition: one that appeals as much

Nordic Affect ~ Raindamage

The compositions of Daniel Bjarnason, Valgeir Sigurðsson, Anna Thorvaldsdottir and more are brought to life by Nordic Affect and the Iceland Symphony Orchestra on a pair of Sono Luminus releases.  Together, they represent a strain of both Icelandic music and modern composition: one that appeals as much

Bruno Bavota ~ Out of the Blue

We’ve greatly enjoyed watching Bruno Bavota‘s career develop over the years.  At first self-released, the artist has recently seen a retrospective set issued on 1631 Recordings and has now signed to Sono Luminus for his latest effort.  Perhaps the most romantic of

Bruno Bavota ~ Out of the Blue

We’ve greatly enjoyed watching Bruno Bavota‘s career develop over the years.  At first self-released, the artist has recently seen a retrospective set issued on 1631 Recordings and has now signed to Sono Luminus for his latest effort.  Perhaps the most romantic of

ACL 2015: The Top 20 Albums of the Year

Rich picked Matana Roberts, Chris picked Michael Price, James picked Ian William Craig, David picked Holly Herndon and Joe picked Heroin in Tahiti.  But this year’s #1, one of the longest albums ever recorded, drew support from across the board.

ACL 2015: The Top 20 Albums of the Year

Rich picked Matana Roberts, Chris picked Michael Price, James picked Ian William Craig, David picked Holly Herndon and Joe picked Heroin in Tahiti.  But this year’s #1, one of the longest albums ever recorded, drew support from across the board.

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

Peter Gregson ~ A Little Chaos OST / Touch

Known for making ‘the scary, weird noises’ with his cello on numerous soundtracks, the modest Peter Gregson has performed works by many august composers including ACL favourites Daníel Bjarnason and Max Richter. We previously featured him in the spring with

Peter Gregson ~ A Little Chaos OST / Touch

Known for making ‘the scary, weird noises’ with his cello on numerous soundtracks, the modest Peter Gregson has performed works by many august composers including ACL favourites Daníel Bjarnason and Max Richter. We previously featured him in the spring with

In the Light of Air: ICE Performs Anna Thorvaldsdottír

Less than a month after Anna Thorvaldsdottír’s inclusion on Nordic Affect’s Clockworking, a new collection of her work has been issued.  This four-movement work (plus a concluding piece) premiered only a year ago, and is performed by the International Contemporary Ensemble.  At the

In the Light of Air: ICE Performs Anna Thorvaldsdottír

Less than a month after Anna Thorvaldsdottír’s inclusion on Nordic Affect’s Clockworking, a new collection of her work has been issued.  This four-movement work (plus a concluding piece) premiered only a year ago, and is performed by the International Contemporary Ensemble.  At the

Nordic Affect ~ Clockworking

The nation of Iceland is home to the world’s highest percentage of writers by populace, and it’s no stretch to say that it is likely home to the highest percentage of musicians as well.  But while the nation is a

Nordic Affect ~ Clockworking

The nation of Iceland is home to the world’s highest percentage of writers by populace, and it’s no stretch to say that it is likely home to the highest percentage of musicians as well.  But while the nation is a

Del Sol Quartet ~ Sculthorpe

This is didjeridu music for people who don’t prefer didjeridu music ~ I should know, because I’m one of them.  On this set, San Francisco’s Del Sol Quartet, accompanied by Stephen Kent, brings the work of Australian composer Peter Sculthorpe to

Del Sol Quartet ~ Sculthorpe

This is didjeridu music for people who don’t prefer didjeridu music ~ I should know, because I’m one of them.  On this set, San Francisco’s Del Sol Quartet, accompanied by Stephen Kent, brings the work of Australian composer Peter Sculthorpe to