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This week in the music area of Art+Culture, we continued our exploration of ‘Quiet Music.’ (Read [Part 1] and [Part 2]) Here are some highlights:


1. I posted an interesting article from Wired Magazine about lowercase sound, an extreme form of minimalist ambient music. [read]


2. GraceAnne brought to our attention, a great site about ambient and electronic music. Her post also includes a cute video by the musician Pogo, based on Disney’s Alice in Wonderland. [read]


3. I spent some time adding some seminal artists to the Ambient category:


Steve Roach [view profile]

I posted a YouTube video of Roach’s piece Something in Tears, from his album Quiet Music 2. [watch]


Robert Rich [view profile]

Video of a recent piece by Rich, Mythos from his album Music from Altas Dei. [watch]


Biosphere [view profile]

Video of Hyperborea, from the album Substrata. [watch]



Hyperboa uses some dialogue from Twin Peaks, which inspired me to make a little page with composer and David Lynch collaborator Angelo Badalamenti. [view profile]

Of course, I had to post opening titles to Twin Peaks, a favorite of mine. (see below)


As always, feel free to leave comments or post some of your own ‘Quiet Music.’



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GraceAnne says:
“Aaaah...Twin Peaks...I miss that weird show... PLUS check out Bill Fontana's sight (he calls himself a 'sound sculpture' composer, very apt)”
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