Category Archives: Reviews

Matilde Meireles’s “Life of a Potato” reviewed by Kathodik

La sound artist Matilda Meireles, raccoglie i suoni provenienti da un orto nel sud-ovest dell’Inghilterra (Pewsey), focalizzando la propria attenzione sulla patata.Eccoci dunque a seguire le fasi dello sviluppo/raccolta e utilizzo (dal taglio allo sfriggimento) del tubero portato in Europa dagli spagnoli nel 1600, e poi, divenuto ingrediente base nella dieta di molti paesi del vecchio […]

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Pedro Tudela and Miguel Carvalhais’s “Installations / Instalações” reviewed by Nieuwe Noten

De Portugese geluidskunstenaars Pedro Tudelaen Miguel Carvalhais werken samen onder de naam @c. Onlangs verscheen via hun eigen label Crónica, onder de titel ‘Installations’ een interessant boek over de installaties die zij tussen 2005 en 2021 hebben gemaakt. Tevens vormt dit de start van het beschikbaar stellen van de opnames van deze installaties via hun Bandcamp pagina. Te downloaden voor […]

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Gintas K’s “Lėti” reviewed by Felthat

The work of Gintas Kraptavicius who works usually under moniker Gintas K since 1994 opens up a entirely different universe tingling with variety of references and influences. Since he has been working in a diverse fields of modern composition, sound art and sound installation, film music, granular synthesis, electronic music that is positively problematic to […]

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Morten Riis’s “Lad enhver lyd minde os om” reviewed by Nische

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Bruno Duplant’s “Sombres Miroirs” reviewed by African Paper

Der französische Komponist und Mehrfachinstrumentalist Bruno Duplant bringt mit “Sombre Miroirs” Ende des Monats ein neues Album und somit den zweiten Teil der im vorigen Jahr mit “Élégie du temps présen” (Granny Records) begonnen Trilogie heraus. In zwei auslandenden Soundscapes kreist Dupont wie beim Vorgänger um den Zustand der Welt – “planet, nature, humanity, civilizations, […]

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Morten Riis’s “Lad enhver lyd minde os om” reviewed by Vital Weekly

Somehow this sounded like a familiar name, but I couldn’t find anything about him that I had written earlier. Morten Riis is from Denmark, where he works as a composer, sound artist and researcher. Amongst the things he does are large scale sound installations. He recorded the music on the cassette using homemade synthesizers and […]

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Bruno Duplant’s “Sombres Miroirs” reviewed by Vital Weekly

The man has many releases to his name, and it is tough to put his music into one particular genre. There are times when I would have said that his music fits the world of ambient music, with a penchant for the lo-fo approach, but this work is something different altogether. There is no evidence […]

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Morten Riis’s “Lad enhver lyd minde os om” reviewed by Silence and Sound

Le nouvel album de Morten Riis s’apparente à une oeuvre fantôme, objet sonore construit autour de sensations auditives et de variations émotionnelles échappées d’un au-delà déconstruit, traversé de granit éclaté et de poussière concentrée.  Lad enhver lyd minde os om flotte au dessus de surfaces disloquées prêtes à s’évaporer, formes chancelantes à l’abstraction corrosive.  Morten Riis travaille la matière […]

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Morten Riis’s “Lad enhver lyd minde os om” reviewed by African Paper

Der in Dänemark lebende und als Klangkünstler, Komponist und Wissenschaftler tätige Morten Riis bringt sein erstes Solo-Release seit 2009 heraus. “Lad enhver lyd minde os om” wurde auf selbstgebauten Synthies produziert und mit modifizierten 4-Spur-Rekordern aufgenommen. Es erscheint digital und – mit Bonusmaterial – auf Tape bei Crónica, das Artwork basiert auf der Fotografie “Interior […]

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Gintas K’s “Lėti” reviewed by Inactuelles, musiques singulières

   L’artiste sonore et compositeur lithuanien Gintas K sort, seize ans après son premier disque chez Crónica, l’excellent label portugais consacré aux musiques électroniques et expérimentales, Lèti, « Lent » en lithuanien. Onze titres de musique électronique à la fine granulation : regardez bien la pochette !    Clochettes, touches de synthétiseur : un clapotis, un tintinnabulement enchanteur, c’est “Bells”, […]

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