There Is A Home by Cæcilie Overgaard

Cæcilie Overgaard | There Is A Home Clang (DL) Out tomorrow is the latest from Danish electroacoustic composer, Cæcilie Overgaard. The work is somewhat austere, opening with a crackling icy sound and other vibrations. On a few tracks you will hear additional trumpet by Tim Ewé and vocal by Mathias Hammerstrøm. Mic Test One balances the crusty thin ice with the harmonic tones of a wavy synth. The whole recording has a running time of thirty-three minutes, a perfect introduction, and her second full-length after Lydbølgen af hjerteslag back in 2015. I like her assertive electronica, especially on the title … Continue reading There Is A Home by Cæcilie Overgaard

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Fragments by Satoshi Takeishi

Satoshi Takeishi | Fragments Clang (DL) With a running time of just over thirty-three minutes, this new one by Japanese multi-instrumentalist Satoshi Takeishi has truly stirred-up my weekend listening. Though he’s been recording with various collaborators since 2003, Fragments is only his third solo album over these many years – his previous were Dew Drops (2016), and Premonition (2017) – both appearing on Danish imprint Clang. To create this new set of ten tracks this is how Takeishi approached Fragments: The making process of Fragments was quite simple (as in his previous triptych works). Satoshi gathered various not-so- professional musical instruments … Continue reading Fragments by Satoshi Takeishi

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Within The Temporal Experience by Jonas Kasper Jensen

Jonas Kasper Jensen | Within The Temporal Experience Clang (DL) – Special to Toneshift.net by Darren McClure Jonas Kasper Jensen is a visual artist who also works in the realm of sound art and composition. Since 2010 he has released audio editions of his sound installations, under his own name and the Kasper Knigge moniker. Last year he released his first material that strayed from the gallery environment and relied on purely musical and composed elements. 2017’s Layers of Bridges on the Danish label Clang, explored the connection between music and art, and contained a sculptural quality that applied tactile … Continue reading Within The Temporal Experience by Jonas Kasper Jensen

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