While Europe is covered in snow and ice, it's time for a new #sonorospace article! I will present you in this write-up the new albums by Poppy Ackroyd, Anenon, and Gianluca Piacenza, which were all released in last four weeks. So enjoy in your (hopefully) warm apartment or house this little article!
New year, new albums! The first weeks of the 2018 are over and brought us some very suspenseful new music. The aspiring Piano & Coffee Records introduced to the modern classical community the Catalan composer and pianist Marta Cascales Alimbau and released her EP and the first collaborative project by Fabian Rosenberg (Klangriket) and Sjors Mans on the 19th January.
„For Now I Am Winter“ – In the last days of the year brought us Carlos Cipa (1631 Recordings) and Otto Totland (Sonic Pieces) wonderful new modern classical soundscapes, which will be featured in this last Sonorospace blog post of this year.
The winter is coming and the British pianist and music teach Simeon Walker released this week with his debut "Mono" the perfect soundtrack for the fourth season of the year. His first full-lenght album follows the musical and compositional roots of his previous EP "Preface" (via 1631 Recordings), and represent for the Leeds-based modern classical musician "both the end of a long journey, and an exciting new beginning."
After Garreth Broke's video premiere I will shine a light in this blog article on two very special new releases. The first one is the debut album of the enigmatic ambient artist "Unsichtbar", who draw earlier this year with the two compositions "Willkommen im Paradies" and "Träume" some attention.
All eyes on 1631 Recordings this week! With "Reflections On A Dead Sea", "A Story of a man" and "Dislodged" present the Swedish label, which was founded in 2015 by Mattias Nilsson (Kning Disk) and David Wenngren (Library Tapes), three new arrivals on this friday in November. The artists behind those new releases are the "Tangerine Dream" violinist Hoshiko Yamane, the British film composer Danny Mulhern and the founder of "Headphone Commute", Mike Lazarev.
Yesterday released the Dominique Charpentier, Joakim Alfven, Harrison Mountan, Sjors Mans and Fabian Rosenberg their collaborative piano album project "Sketches" via Soundcloud and Spotify. It is an exciting project that was realized in the last spring with lots of effort and creative spirit with those five artists from different corners of the world.
The Mississippi-based composer and full-time church organist/director Jameson Nathan Jones is back with new music and released today his debut full-length album "What Dreams May Come", which was like all previous works recorded in his attic and partly in the First-Trinity Presbyterian Church in his hometown Laurel.
Italy is well-known for its vibrant modern classical scene and brought us over the last years many brilliant artists and releases. Rome as the capital and of course the cultural fixpoint played in all those years and centuries always an important role. Furthermore, it is the hometown of two highly talented composers that released this week their new inspiring albums - Luca Longobardi and Roberto Attanasio.
Really unconventional released Luca Longobardi is new work "Plume" on Monday (16th October) on his own. Roberto Attanasio and his label Memory Recordings, that is also the "musical" home for Fabrizio Paterlini and Andrea Carri, present us on this Friday his third album "Isolated". Besides that two mentioned releases also the legendary Bruno Sanfilippo is having something new for you: Via the Barcelona-based record label Ad21 music the composer and pianist shared on Thursday (19th October) his latest album "Lost & Found".
Three composers and three albums in one week. So let's start with Luca Longobardi's "Plume" in this brand new blog segment and then you will also get an overview of the two other brilliant releases this week.