« on: February 16, 2008, 02:41:33 PM »
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I really need to order some of this "much-overlooked ambient duo's" work!
I got the impression for a moment (which I now think is probably wrong) that this is kind of a rip-off of ambient music with some annoying elements (like the silent bits you mentioned) to make it seem edgy. This seems similar to stuff from the Tzadik label, which has the perennial problem of being belligerantly annoying for the sake of newness...
Very impressed by the samples and the EP.
Nice web-mag! [...]
Nice comment, Joe.
Furthernoise has quite a wide ambit, within which it's odd to find myself in the unaccustomed position of occupying the safer end of the musical spectrum - most of the stuff under review is much more 'avant' experimentalism than my musical catchment area, such as the Formentini track you picked up on.
Any suggestions where to start?
[ OK I'll stop now!
He thinks Peter Gabriel and Bryan Ferry and Boston put out too many albums.
Mind you, he might have a point!
True, Joe R. I can relate to your point of view about making your music available in the most accessible format but without being pretentious (please do know that I'm not I've learned with vidnaObmana that this is just not what I want to do. I feel much more comfortable with smaller-scale releases but ones which are totally in tune with my vision and not because I want to sell more copies.