Posts tagged modern composition


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Album review: Mike Lazarev – ‘Out Of Time’: a miniature soundtrack to an imaginary film

Mike’s a man out of step with chronos maybe, but not with the muse. As with Sonic Cathedral’s Cheval Sombre, who’s beautiful album in a very different discipline we looked at just last week, Mike seems to have time troubling his heart; its grinding linearity, its inexorability; the way it makes you miss things, yearn for things, regret. It’s a clever little record and a lovely one, too

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Album review: A Winged Victory For the Sullen – ‘Invisible Cities’: thrilling set pushes way beyond polite ambience

Invisible Cities is an intriguing and challenging accompaniment to a multimedia work of the same name. It’s also a cracking record in its own right, which is beautiful and textural and also genuinely thrilling in passages, and proves that A Winged Victory For the Sullen are not content to sit inside the pocket of modern composition and await their tribute; but wish to push onwards, much further onwards.

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