on 1 August 2015
Ambient loops and piano. Or looped piano ambience? Glitchy loops and piano ambience...Ambience, glitch, piano and loops. Loopy-glitch piano: you get the picture - laid back variations in a loopy glitch style using a piano and a Mac. Oh, and some occasional nice sustained deep bass. Simple but VERY satisfying - and worth catching live if you get the chance.
on 3 December 2008
I'm not an expert in this field, glitch music, plinking pianos. This however, is beautiful. I came to Sakamoto via Sylvian and through a desperate need fo music which hovered between the audible and the inaudible, something to weep through the walls. This is it. It's incredibly delicate, like the gyroscope balls behind the wings of daddy long legs, oscillating minutely. OK, it's very samey, but that is the point. Another point of reference is Eno's Thursday Afternoon, only in terms of Eno wanting to create music that might not really be there. The only problem is, the price is incredibly steep for music that really nearly isn't there. I, shamefully then shamelessly, downloaded...