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SUNDAY AMBIENCE

Experimental Lineage
by Mireille Kyrou / Vox Populi!

Experimental, ambient, electroacoustic, field recording, musique concrete

Track 1 “Étude 1” originally released on “Musique Concrète” compilation LP (Philips, 1964).
Track 3 “Koro Wild” originally released on Vox Populi! “Soft Entrance To Nature’s Camino De Luz” CDr (taâlem, 2008).

SUNDAY AMBIENCE…

Not all Sunday’s have a quiet drift. Sometimes Sunday can sound like this and be challenging in a good way…

GOL, Ana-Maria Avram, Iancu Dumitrescu And Members Of Ansamblul Hyperion – Musique Directe (Full)

Volume 1, hence the title “Musique Directe”, shows the band facing the leaders of Roumenian spectralism Ana-Maria Avaram and Iancu Dumitrescu. Electric and intense spontaneous experiments, on the edge of electroacoustic music and primitive avant-garde.” – Soundohm

REBLOG – RARO 13: Ale Hop (Female Pioneers of Electronic and Electroacoustic Music in Latin America) — female:pressure

Source: RARO 13: Ale Hop (Female Pioneers of Electronic and Electroacoustic Music in Latin America)

RARO 13: Ale Hop (Female Pioneers of Electronic and Electroacoustic Music in Latin America) — female:pressure

Full details here, which I will be exploring more in future weeks –

‘Female Pioneers of Electronic and Electroacoustic Music in Latin America’, with pieces from the twentieth century (mainly 60s-80s)’

Tracklisting
Beatriz Ferreyra – Echos (1978)
Hilda Dianda – Después del silencio (1976)
Jacqueline Nova – Creación de la tierra (1972)
Jocy de Oliveira – Wave Song (1981)
Oksana Linde – Mariposas acuáticas (1985)
Vânia Dantas Leite – L’Indien et L’Ovni (1986)
Nelly Moretto – Composición 9b (1966)
Marlene Migliari Fernandes – Espectros Cromáticos (1967)
Graciela Paraskevaídis – Algún sonido de la vida (1993)
Graciela Castillo – Y así era (1982)
Olga Pozzi Escot – Three Poems of Rilke (1959)
Alicia Urreta – Dameros I (1984)

SUNDAY AMBIENCE…

Spirit Trance
by Constance Demby
2004

Ambient, healing, contemplative, electronic, meditation, space, space music, synthesizer, trance

A BEAUTIFUL READ…

https://thequietus.com/articles/29814-annea-lockwood-interview

A Quietus Interview
Earth, Wind And Fire: An Interview With Annea Lockwood

Jennifer Lucy Allan talks to the New Zealand born composer about love letters on quarter-inch tape, piano gardens and doll shops, and the physical effects of sound upon our bodies


7704A – Tiger Balm
by Annea Lockwood
1977

Experimental, chants, folk, meditation, traditional

and finally…

Constance Demby – http://www.constancedemby.com/

It’s with sadness that I write that one of my long term heroines has died. Constance Demby was an important pioneer of electronic New Age and Spacemusic, a composer, multi instrumentalist and instrument builder.



YOU MIGHT LIKE TO READ…

Here is another of my occasional posts about articles you might be interested in –

Excellent overview from an oft overlooked pioneer of electronic music on Sound Art Zone, which is itself a mine of information about all things sound art related.


Radiophonic Ladies by Jo Hutton – Sound Art Network

Arushi Jain on Identity, Indian Classical Music & Modular Synthesisers
Words by Chal Ravens

https://composer.spitfireaudio.com/en/articles/arushi-jain-on-identity-indian-classical-music-modular-synthesisers


Pauline Anna Strom’s Music Created Portals to New Worlds by Robert Ham · February 17, 2021 on Bandcamp Daily


BJörk on ‘Biophilia’ and Making Music Interactive – The Icelandic icon speaks to Hans Ulrich Obrist about her revolutionary interactive LP ‘Biophilia’ in this interview from 2011.- Electronic Beats



and finally…

Sad news about the premature death of Sophie and her sounds have been today’s ambience –


If you want to listen to more and read about this extraordinary creative human being here is a good introduction –

Sophie: 10 of the greatest tracks by a genius of pop’s expressive power
From productions for Charli XCX and Gaika to Sophie’s emotionally shattering solo works, we celebrate a truly singular artist who has died aged 34
Ben Beaumont-Thomas
The Guardian 30th January 2021

https://www.theguardian.com/music/2021/jan/30/sophie-10-of-the-greatest-tracks-by-a-genius-of-pops-expressive-power

Sunday Ambience

Eliane Radigue – Born 24th January, 1932

Octopus
by Helene Breschand / Eliane Radigue / Kasper T. Toeplitz

Experimental, avant-garde, classical, electronic, improv, postmodern


Sunday Ambience

Hildegard Westerkamp – Kits Beach Soundwalk (1989)


ENTER
by itta

ambient, deep listening, drone, healing music, new age