Nik, aka 4T Thieves, from Finland, has crafted an awesome 4-deck live remix of 23 tracks taken from Zenapolæ's catalog, in roughly chronological order. This 40-minute continuous remix track beautifully reflects the label's development over time, at the same time creating its own, unique atmosphere. From our electronic beginnings, through the dark ambient phase, into its present more experimental orientation.
No Summer is an auditory journey through the infinite procession of the worldly seasons, and hopes invoke feelings of calm and acceptance of the changes that this unstoppable trek through space and time brings with it.
All music recorded live using a Eurorack format modular synthesizer, accompanied by an Arturia Microbrute and various FX pedals.
Eighth album for the NonMiPiaceIlCirco! Project. This time, they got it. Nobody takes seriously if you have strong political point of view. So they took The Capital from the shelf to read again. But who remembers it, especially young people? Let's s get rid of guitars and songs to give a didactic approach to the music.
25 tracks, one for each of the First Book's 25 chapters. They use the lyrics as Hinduist mantras, where repetition is the key for a deep understanding of our life, and Marx as well. Its music, besides being lo-fi and badly made, is just an excuse. The lyrics are a summarized version of the aforementioned book and are spoken by 25 different Mandarin native voices, completely unaware of the reason behind the recording. Still time to die as a Marxist(?). Developed and recorded in China. Of course.
This album offers manipulated acoustic guitars, extremely reverberated spaces, tape effects, drone tibetan cup and other vibrating instruments, modulation and oscillation with synths, odd pianos, field recording soundscapes, loops and noises.
All tracks were created from the artist's own acoustic and electric guitar samples, processed through a range of audio algorithms and effects. The original sounds were taken from the bands Finger Picking Good (acoustic) and ChiaroScuro (prog rock), both available on bandcamp (finger-picking-good.bandcamp.com and chiaroscurouk.bandcamp.com).
Deep Time and Deep Space are from the first two releases in a planned trilogy of ambient albums which can be found at
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Playground is a project that aims to be a sound landscape, an electro-acoustical essay about the protests during the Spanish crisis (2007-2016) and the social agents who took sides, mostly from the political left side, with the aim to make visible the inequalities, especially after the protests of the movement of the "outraged", also known as 15-M.
Sometimes the underground ideas become mainstream, and the political discourse, which is full of messages of hope, ends up becoming a kind of school playground.
1. Absent Space
We wrongly consider that things (including the human self) possess their own inherent nature. The subtle and profound emptiness realized on the bodhisattva path is an ultimate truth. This ultimate truth is a negative phenomenon --the mere absence of a certain type of self (i.e., a certain kind of existence) in phenomena. In Buddhism, ultimate truth is an absence, not a presence.
2. Dinamic Memory Sequences
A memory dinamic sequence consists of music, images and moments of our past and future lives. A new life can make our memories fade but this does not mean they should be forgotten.
Angya is a term used in Zen Buddhism in reference to the traditional pilgrimage a monk or nun makes from monastery to monastery, literally translated as "to go on foot." The term also applies to the modern practice in Japan of an unsui (novice monk) journeying to seek admittance into a monastery for the first time.
4. Waves and Wind
There are waves and there is wind, there are visible and invisible forces. Everyone has these same elements in his life, the visible and the invisible, karma and free will.
5. Dry Leaves
Music composed for this haiku written by a member of Africa Haiku Network Jamil Dan’bala Umar "Harmattan winds / clattering dry leaves / count their days".
The etymology of the Latin word Ianua (door) would refer to the god Ianus, usuallyde picted with two faces (the so-called Giano Bifronte), since the god can look at the future and the past, but also because, being the god of the door, he can look both inside and outside. Already the ancients put the name of the god in relation to the movement: Macrobius and Cicero made it derives from the verb ire (to go), because according to Macrobius the worldalways moves in a circle and returns from itself to itself. Modern scholars have confirmed this relationship by establishing a derivation from the term ianua, door, but it is with Georges Dumézil that the meaning is specified: the name Ianus derives from the Indo-European root *ei-, expanded in *y-aa- with the meaning of passage that, through a form *yaa-tu, has also produced the Irish ath (ford).
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