B-MOVIE guitarist Paul Statham has been a very busy man of late. As well as releasing B-MOVIE new material, his experimental solo ambient work and the avant Americana adventure of THE DARK FLOWERS, Paul Statham has now unveiled his electronica soundscape project AFTER THE RAIN.
Now while AFTER THE RAIN does feature vocals, the tracks are not in the conventional song vein which saw Statham become one of the quieter success stories of ‘Some Bizarre Album’. Continue Reading ›
And so we are invited to go in; into the mysteriously twisted, sickening at times, never straightforward world of David Lynch. One likes the arts and photography, another excels in music, or vocals, few make good films, while the rest write or paint; Lynch has done it all.
Meeting Angelo Badalamenti, while filming his hugely successful 'Blue Velvet', proved to be the start of a captivating musical relationship, which Lynch has proven to treasure till today. Continue Reading ›
Ironically, MOBY’s ‘Ambient’ from 1993 wasn’t very ambient, with far too many beats to actually provide any profound relaxation. But since then, he has properly explored the true environmental tradition first made popular by BRIAN ENO.
Entitled ‘Long Ambients 1: Calm. Sleep.’, these eleven pieces with their very simple numbered titles, each with an average length of twenty minutes, are to be ignored as much as they are to be listened to. Continue Reading ›
In the words of JEAN-MICHEL JARRE himself, “Electronic music has a family, a legacy and a future…”
For the last eight years, French synthesist JEAN-MICHEL JARRE has mainly focused on his live work and reworking past glories, touring the world with a greatest hits set. Despite nearly pushing 70, the creative urge has sparked JEAN-MICHEL JARRE to release some new material and ‘Electronica 1: The Time Machine’ sees his welcome return. Continue Reading ›