New release: Jos Smolders’s “Textuur 2”

We’re very happy to announce the release of Jos Smolder’s Textuur 2 his second release in this series in Crónica. This album is part 3 in a series where Smolders investigates processes to strip sounds from their original context and slice them into tiny bits. Each Textuur project is built up in a similar fashion. …

New release: Hannes Strobl’s “Transformation Sonor”

We’re very proud to present a new release by Hannes Strobl, Transformation Sonor, a composition that explores the idea of process, of the slow transition from one musical situation to another, of transformation on the threshold of equivalence and differentiation. Expressive, outward gestures that allow the sound to fade into the background are avoided. Sound …

New release: Jos Smolders’s “Textuur 3 [Register]”

We’re very happy to announce the first of two new releases by Jos Smolders in Crónica, part of a broader series, titled Textuur. Textuur 3 [Register] is now available for download or stream; Textuur 2 [ |||| – – – – ] will be released as a limited-edition CD in April. The Textuur project This album is part 3 in a …

New release: @c’s “Installations: (Re)Verso/Flexo (2018)”

In their collaboration as @c, Pedro Tudela and Miguel Carvalhais developed several installations, often site-specific and ephemeral works. This series of releases in Crónica is dedicated to revisiting these installation works, occasionally with situ recordings, but also further exploring the computational systems developed for the works, archival materials, and other assets, presenting new compositions that unfold …

New release: Philippe Petit’s “A Divine Comedy”

We are thrilled to announce the release of Philippe Petit’s new album, “A Divine Comedy”, now available as a limited-release double CD, download or stream. Petit was inspired by Dante Alighieri’s poem and influenced by Gustave Doré’s illustrations, building a symphonic “palette” of musical pigments, pictorial tones, and textures that reconcile epic narrative and expressionist …

20 Years × 180 Minutes

Goodbye 2023. It’s been great to celebrate Crónica’s twentieth. And we wouldn’t like to leave you without leaving just one more thing… So here it is, an end of the year, special release, exclusively through our Bandcamp page, “20 Years × 180 Minutes”, a 21-track mix revisiting Crónica’s history throughout these first two decades. In …

New release: @c’s “Installations: Octo _ _ _ _ (2019)”

During their collaboration as @c, Pedro Tudela and Miguel Carvalhais developed several installations, often site-specific and ephemeral works. This series of releases in Crónica is dedicated to revisiting these installation works, occasionally with situ recordings, but also further exploring the computational systems developed for the works, archival materials, and other assets, presenting new compositions that unfold …

New release: Enrico Coniglio’s “Luci Fisse + Luci Erranti“

We’re happy to announce Enrico Coniglio’s new release in Crónica, “Luci Fisse + Luci Erranti”, a work where Coniglio continues to explore sonic territories that blur the lines between ambient, drone and experimental findings. Thsi EP seamlessly builds on the sonic tapestry established in his The Grand Parade of Hostile Winds, released in 2019, and …

New release: Lisboa Soa, Sounds Within Sounds

Defining itself as a festival of sound art, ecology and auditory culture, Lisboa Soa seeks to value contemporary artistic creation, but assigning it a social and ecological context, of direct intervention in space, encouraging the participation of different audiences through installations and sound performances, auditory education workshops, debates, lectures and tours focused on the sense of hearing. …

“Lisboa Soa: Sounds within Sounds” reviewed by Vital Weekly

A festival of sound art, ecology and auditory culture. That’s how Lisboa Soa is described, and they have been going since 2016. To commemorate the first lustrum, they opened their archives to four Portuguese musicians and had them create new works from works collected. The festival is about “acoustic ecology, the discipline that inspired the …