Is minimalism mysterious? Are silent, whispery vocals shadowy? Are the subtle, austere arrangements eerie? Is the inspiration in the wilderness of nature frightening? Arborea, married couple from Maine seem to have not only the answers to these questions, but also a recipe how to make it natural, fluid and believable. Last time they appeared on musicAddicted, they were recording demos for their...
The art we produce lives in queasy balance with the art we can imagine, the art...– Michael Cunningham - By Nightfall
micro.Wilsonic: The most innovative festival in...
Wilsonic belongs to the most pleasurable musical events one can experience in Central Europe. Festival line-ups always contain mixture of unknown, experimental musicians along with rising stars of electronic scene and few independent stars who catch the attention and determine the current leit-motive. Occasional micro.Wilsonic are organized as appetizers and opportunities for...
Clem Leek releases two new ambient fragments
While working on new material, Clem Leek still takes care of his fans and provides them (us) frequently with left-overs, rarities and sketches. Earlier, it was Home Outside, his almost 18 minutes companion for an exhibition, later it was A Letter EP released via Hibernat or various fragments published on his SoundCloud. Today, Clem released two of his compositions: Light Passage which comes from...
Although Grouper operates with murky aesthetics entirely on gray scale, often reaching impenetrable blackness, video for Alien Observer, song from same titled album, brings various colours mixing with humans - element that is not much tangible in her music. And despite the very surreal and lyrical sound of her shoegaze-y drone music, Alien Observer contains action and strange kind of plot telling...
Aaron Martin: Magical Spiraling of emotions
It’s amusing to observe the increasingly growing contemporary cello scene. There forms some kind of female triumvirate between highly talented Hildur Guðnadóttir, Zoë Keating and Julia Kent with natural and similarly powerful male counterpart consisting of Danny Norbury, Greg Haines and Aaron Martin. Certainly, there’s no such thing as a cello clique and these six name rather popped...