Category: Music

Tangos des Todes Drowning in the Stygian Marsh

We have here a Power Electronics album of a particularly minimalist, ‘monochromatic’ kind, even as far as other examples in the genre seem to go. Despite this, it is more subtle than a first impression may mislead one to believe, and the final product results in something far more powerful than the improvisations of Xenophobic

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Richard Moult Chamber Music

  Martin Heidegger explains, in my own limited and admittedly faulty understanding, the term phusis (or physis) as a central concept within the ancient Greek world view. This term was later translated by the Romans into natura, and thence it came to us as “nature”. However, according to Heidegger, the first interpretation of this word imposes a distortion

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Jordi Savall & Montserrat Figueras El Cant De La Sibil·la: Catalunya

Few classical music performers can boast of the sense of awe and wonder that Jordi Savall re-instills into works from eras in which this art was about surrendering to the grandeur of what can be termed creation, without acquiescing to religious exotericism. In the present performance of the Gregorian-style composition titled ‘The Song of the

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Inquisition Live in Bitterfeld

Live performances, when taken as opportunities for singular expositions of works, can show us unique and virtually un-repeatable manifestations of arrangements previously formalized by artists. Although Live in Bitterfield is a bootleg, it presents just such a face from the early period of Inquisition, two albums in after their final discovery of a voice and stabilization

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