EYVIND KANG – Plainlight

From the album Sonic Gnostic (2021). Eyvindur Kang (born 23 June 1971 in the United States) is an American composer and multi-instrumentalist. His primary instrument is viola, but has also performed on violin, tuba, keyboards and others. In addition to his solo work, Kang has worked extensively with Bill Frisell and John Zorn. https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=F70m49DzFUo Eyvind… Continue lendo EYVIND KANG – Plainlight

ENSEMBLE HIJIRI-KAÏ – Japanese Music of the Edo Period

Teruhisa Fukuda (shakuhachi), Shihô Kineya (shamisen, vocals), Aiko Noda (koto), Junko Harada (koto). Album: Urban Music of the Edo Period (1603-1868). https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=x3n8LlokDzo Godanno-ShirabeRembo-nagashiEchigo-jishiMidareYukiYûgureKoto sangen nijûsôkyoku The shamisen (三味線), also known as the sangen (三絃) or samisen (all meaning "three strings"), is a three-stringed traditional Japanese musical instrument derived from the Chinese instrument sanxian. It is… Continue lendo ENSEMBLE HIJIRI-KAÏ – Japanese Music of the Edo Period

RUMI مولانا – Through Love | Buddha’s Lounge

Through Love all that is bitter will sweet.Through Love all that is copper will be gold.Through Love all dregs will turn to purest wine.Through Love all pain will turn to medicine.Through Love the dead will all become alive.Through Love the king will turn into a slave!Rumi https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=iWwY6K5Vjyo Listen to RUMI's full playlist on Spotify @… Continue lendo RUMI مولانا – Through Love | Buddha’s Lounge

DEAD CAN DANCE – Live @ the Lisbon Coliseum (2022)

Dead Can Dance is a British and Australian music duo first established in Melbourne. Currently composed of Lisa Gerrard and Brendan Perry, the group formed in 1981. They relocated to London the following year. Australian music historian Ian McFarlane described Dead Can Dance's style as "constructed soundscapes of mesmerising grandeur and solemn beauty; African polyrhythms,… Continue lendo DEAD CAN DANCE – Live @ the Lisbon Coliseum (2022)

CURRENT 93 – Invocations of Almost (fvll albvm) [2019]

The 59-minute length reflects David Tibet's age when the album was released, while perpetuating the connection that he and other musicians from his circle (Coil, Nurse With Wound) hold with unknown forces such as chance, whence correlations and interpretations that go deeper than the reach of the senses. https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=MmciL5hKq5M Invocations Of Almost was illustrated by… Continue lendo CURRENT 93 – Invocations of Almost (fvll albvm) [2019]

Who is David Tibet? The Artist Behind CURRENT 93 (Docvmentary)

David Tibet, a British poet, artist, and founder of the music group Current 93, opened his first ever art exhibit in America. The exhibit titled Invocation of Almost showcased a large selection of paintings, drawings, and sculptures reflecting Tibet's interest and study of Coptic and Akkadian texts, shamanism, and spirituality. https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=YhXVxyJjsUg WHO IS DAVID TIBET?… Continue lendo Who is David Tibet? The Artist Behind CURRENT 93 (Docvmentary)

HILDEGARD VON BINGEN – Celestial Hierarchy (Sequentia)

The final CD of Sequentia's Hildegard von Bingen complete works project was recorded for SONY in November 2012, and released in 2013 as a single CD. Since 2014, Sequentia's recording of the complete works of Hildegard von Bingen has been planned for release as a 9-CD box set on the DHM/SONY label. Unfortunately, there have… Continue lendo HILDEGARD VON BINGEN – Celestial Hierarchy (Sequentia)

HILDEGARD VON BINGEN – Voices of Angels / Voices of Ascension

Hildegard of Bingen (German: Hildegard von Bingen; Latin: Hildegardis Bingensis; c.1098 – 17 September 1179), also known as Saint Hildegard and the Sibyl of the Rhine, was a German Benedictine abbess and polymath active as a writer, composer, philosopher, mystic, visionary, and as a medical writer and practitioner during the High Middle Ages. She is… Continue lendo HILDEGARD VON BINGEN – Voices of Angels / Voices of Ascension

JUANA MOLINA – Lentísimo halo (short film)

This is not a lost surrealist movie from the 1920s, one of these poetic experiments in black & white conducted by the likes of Man Ray or Hans Richter, mysteriously resurfacing after having spent 90 years in oblivion: this magical piece was created by Argentine director Mariano Ramis to illustrate one of the most arresting… Continue lendo JUANA MOLINA – Lentísimo halo (short film)

WILLIAM BASINSKI – Water Music I, II

William Basinski (born June 25, 1958) is an American avant-garde composer based in New York City. He is also a clarinetist, saxophonist, sound artist, and video artist. Basinski is best known for his four-volume album The Disintegration Loops (2002–2003), constructed from rapidly decaying twenty-year-old tapes of his earlier music. https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=jAm3ASf2E2w His first release was Shortwavemusic.… Continue lendo WILLIAM BASINSKI – Water Music I, II