Sven Laux and Daniela Orvin – The Writings

Even lovers of ambient music will accept that the genre has its limitations. Four decades after Brian Eno’s Music for Airports, too many new releases offer little more than waves of delicately performed synthesizer. Thankfully, progress has come in multiple forms: found sounds, glitch elements and drones are all fine examples of tools that innovative … Continue reading Sven Laux and Daniela Orvin – The Writings

Ingar Zach – Floating Layer Cake

We are told that Ingar Zach’s latest is significant for two reasons. After exploring a variety of percussion instruments and developing a unique personal style, Floating Layer Cake is described in its notes as the “culmination of his percussion practice.” The album also marks a new beginning. For the first time, the 47-year-old Norwegian has … Continue reading Ingar Zach – Floating Layer Cake

Ernstalbrecht Stiebler – Zwischen den Tönen

The man who said: “Music is too important to burden it with emotions,” celebrates his 85th birthday with a concert and record-release celebration this evening in Berlin. Ernstalbrecht Stiebler – born Mar. 29, 1934 to be precise – will be among the performers. Stiebler’s latest features four works, all of them in keeping with his … Continue reading Ernstalbrecht Stiebler – Zwischen den Tönen