Month: September 2020

GIFTS FROM CROWS – “BUT WHEN YOU SLEEP”

“But When You Sleep” is an excellent collaboration between UK based neo-classical outfit Gifts From Crows and visual artist Helena Whitten. “But When You Sleep” is stirring composition that utilizes piano trills and intersecting lines as a repeating motif against Whitten’s striking black and white images. Longing strings hold the composition in constant movement, cradling …

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ANTONIO GARCIA – “STILL NOBODY NOWHERE”

As Covid 19 has largely made in person collaborations difficult or near impossible, artists like the La Herradura Spain based artist Antonio Garcia have pivoted towards remote means of collaboration. “Still Nobody Nowhere” according to Garcia is “not a single” but “rather part of my personal project # artpostcard2020. A collaborative project created on Instagram, …

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ZILDJIANPINKY – “BERLIN”

zildjianpinky creates a compelling lo-fi listening experience on the excellent downtempo track “Berlin”. The Scottish based artist recalls early 90’s ambient house through the use of his piano chords placement and slightly swung drum machine hits. “Berlin” starts in the mileu of a crowded location. Voices compete for space as a slightly cassette-warbled piano cuts …

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MATHJIS LEEUWIS – “DECONSTRUCTION I”

Using a framework of previously recorded material, Mathjis Leeuwis on “Deconstruction I” breaks apart and rebuilds to create new, incredibly moving structures. Interlapping tonal passages, illuminated drones, deep piano melodies and pedal steel create a beautifully complex dance that should appeal to artists like Daniel Lanois, Nevada Greene and Eli Winter. From Leeuwis: “To a …

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