The Flashbulb returns with his most ambitious release to date, spanning 3 years and a move across country. The tools include robotic rhythm machines, personally developed hardware and software synthesis, months of field recording, and dozens of orchestral and choir performers seemingly blended Jordan's signature production ethic.
Completed in Chicago over the course of the last 6 months, Benn Jordan's newest album offers a change of pace from his usual releases under The Flashbulb monicker. Instead of lengthy and diverse blends of ideas and genres, Love As A Dark Hallway is a more brief and focused showcase of Jordan's compositional and performance skills, most notably in jazz guitar and piano. More importantly, the album attempts to bridge the electronic and avant-garde genres of Jordan's notoriety with the jazz virtuoso genres that have inspired his work throughout his life.
The first 2 albums from the UK's psychedelic trailblazers Nirvana reissued together in a 2CD package, featuring 52 tracks with 27 previously unreleased outtakes, demos and alternative versions. This is an essential package for fans of 60s psych with a 5000 word sleeve-note from Total Rock's Malcolm Dome.
…So lange wie The Garden existieren so breitgefächert ist auch die Musik. Nennt man als Haupteinfluss die frühen Cocteau Twins, so sind es dochauch die eher neuzeitlichen Einflüsse des Neo-Folk und der Neo-Klassik, die nicht zu überhören sind, was auf den Einsatz der akustischen Gitarreund der Violine zurückzuführen ist. Die Vokalarbeit von Sänger SteveMarlette fand ihre Lehrmeister in Rozz Williams (Christian Death) undPeter Murphy (Bauhaus)…