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Bryce Dessner released in 2013, Aheym, an album of quartets, on Anti- Records. The album finds Dessner collaborating with Grammy Award-winning Kronos Quartet, who are celebrating their 40th anniversary season.Aheym features four original compositions by Dessner performed by Kronos Quartet as well as..
Label: Denovali
David Norland is an Emmy-nominated English composer living and working in Los Angeles. Most recently he composed the score to the current HBO film “My Dinner With Herve” (HBO 2018) starring Peter Dinklage and Jamie Dornan.His work with Emmy-winning director Sacha Gervasi includes the award-winning d..
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Label: Denovali
Melancholia. Longing. It is difficult to speak about these moods or states of the mind without invoking stereotypes. In ancient medicine, melancholia was considered to be one of the four temperaments, matching the four humours. In fact, melancholia, meaning "black bile" in Ancient Greek, was thought..
Instrumentals is a remastered vinyl edition, a key part of Arthur Russell’s musical works; American cellist, composer, and artist born in Oskaloosa (Iowa) in 1951, Russell died in 1992 in New York at the age of 40.Like many others before him, the journey for Arthur Russell from East to West began in..
Landfall is the first collaboration between two legendary forces of contemporary music; the iconic Laurie Anderson, one of America's most famous and daring pioneers, a cult writer who has largely contributed to the popularization of obscure and experimental electronics of the 80s, and the prestigiou..
Label: ECM Records
25 years after his highly influential “Power Spot” album, Jon Hassell returns to ECM with his collective Maarifa Street and some spacious Fourth World dub-montage music, his uniquely vocal trumpet sailing forth into mysterious soundscapes. Jon Hassell describes “Last night the moon” as “a continuous..
Label: Ndeya
Ambient jazz legend and Fourth World pioneer Jon Hassell returns with his first album in nine years. Fundamentally a jazz record and technically brilliant, Listening to Pictures | Pentimento volume 1 represents an updated reconfiguration of all the signature elements of Hassell’s magical realists so..
"Low" Symphony, composed by Philip Glass in the spring of 1992, is based on the record Low by David Bowie and Brian Eno, first released in 1977. Glass took themes from three of the instrumentals on the original and, combining them with his own material, used them as the basis of three movements of t..
Label: Optimo
JD Twitch (Optimo) and Fergus Clark (NTS Radio) offer an exploration, in fourteen carefully selected musical works, of this "Fourth World" Music Concept imagined in the 1970s by Brian Eno and trumpet player Jon Hassell, two of the most innovative musicians and influential composers. This sound unive..
Post-everything quintet Tangents' New Bodies, another stylistic detour.New Bodies continues Tangents’ rummage through countless varieties of electronics, rock, dub, noise, and free improv jazz that defines the group’s acclaimed aesthetic. Tracklist-A /Lake George/Terracotta/Arteries/-B /Immersion/Go..
Label: 4AD
Formed in 2006, Bing & Ruth is a collective directed by composer David Moore, a Kansas pianist graduated from the New York School of Jazz and Contemporary Music at the New School, school where John Cage and Steve Reich preceded him.No Home of the Mind is part of the "New Classics" movement whose..
Song of Silver Geese is the latest release from ground-breaking, experimental vocalist, composer, multi-instrumentalist and dancer Jen Shyu. Born in Peoria, Illinois, to Taiwanese and East Timorese immigrant parents, Shyu is widely regarded for her virtuosic singing and riveting stage presence, carv..
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