AAL- bad sector quaternion (CD)
The legendary and obscure, former web-only Bad Sector album "Quaternion" is finally available on the CD. This work is based on noisy, apparently monochromatic soundscapes, created with layered sounds that move and rotate in the tridimensional space [read further...] AAL- rapoon + pacific 231 tour de force (CD)
The first meeting of Robin Storey (Rapoon) and Pierre Jolivet (Pacific 231) took place back in 2007, when Old Europa Cafe released their split album "Palestine", dedicated to the memory of Bryn Jones (Muslimgauze). This time they team-up for a fulltime real collaboration, presenting their unique musical visions.[read further...] AAL- pacific 231 + lieutenant caramel aunt sally (CD)
"Le bruit est le seul son parfaitement adéquat à l'image, car l'image ne peut montrer que des choses et le bruit est le langage des choses." - with this quote by Pierre Schaeffer starts the next chapter in the series of collaborations between two pioneers of electronic, electroacoustic and noise music from France. They returned to studio after exotic voyage to the Middle East and share with us their wonderful impressions converted in surrealist musical forms.
[read further...] AAL- troum + aidan baker nihtes niht (CD)
"The music supposed to be a soundtrack for lonely ice-soundscapes...
when you stand there on lonely wide inhuman places and feel lost,
but you still stand on ice..." - Baraka[H]
The newest collaboration between masters of evocative noise/drone ambient is divided into four long tracks, four directions of nothing. The tracks are entitled in middle age/indo-german language, for north, east, south, west. And the album title means "nothing from nothing" - very weird notion, as it doesn't exist anymore in actual german language.
[read further...] AAL- maurizio bianchi celtichants (CD)
Lost and found all of a sudden, this album is the exploration made with the chanting voices of unknown nature. Choral fragments were decomposed and restructured, arranged with the effects and atmospheric shifts, creating the mysterious soundtrack to the otherworldly ceremony. These echoing voices are going directly from the lost memory or the daydreams, nobody can tell you where they are from, where they are calling you. [read further...] AAL- richard francis + bruce russell garage music (CD)
Three parts of "Garage" are their showcase of mail music exchange, the "Undead" piece is the justaposition of two solo sets from 2009, and "Live" is recorded during the concert at The Physics Room, Christchurch. Francis plays modular synthesizer and computer, and Russell uses guitar, tapes and clavioline (the old synthesizer like instrument invented in 1947). [read further...] AAL- francisco lópez untitled 2010 (2CD)
The next part of the ongoing series of annual reports, consisting of various untitled pieces made in 2010. Different in approach and composition techniques, the tracks of this double album presents the current showcase of one of the most important composers on the underground spanish scene. [read further...]