Category: ambient

Stephan Thelen – Fractal Guitar 2 (MoonJune 2021)

By Marcello Nardi Mar 27, 2021 0

Like a place I’ve been before, Stephan Thelen’s music retains that level of intimacy to my ear, whatever he plays. Exploration of rythmic fractals are, from the perspective of the Swiss guitarist, a neverending source of looking glasses and revolving doors that hint at a direction and take another. No surprise that Fractal Guitar 2, the sequel to the 2019 album on MoonJune Records, starts with a similar pattern with a the same line-up of incredibly high level of musicianship, but then veers in another place.

Joseph Branciforte & Theo Bleckmann – LP1 [greyfade 2019]

By Marcello Nardi Jul 12, 2019 0

Interview with Joseph Branciforte – May 2019. LP1 is a deep exploration of the organic interaction between voice and electronics. Yet what is most astonishing is how Joseph Branciforte and Theo Bleckmann use their means, organic and eletronic, to lift their interaction to such a level of interconnection, thus making it impossible to even hear the subtle nuances each is bringing at individual level, if one does not listen to them as a whole