“Minimalism” (Used 98 times)
Simon_Mathewson_1429 on 07/14/2018 at 01:57AM
Nul Tiel Records is very pleased to be included in Netlabel Day 2018 along with lots of other fantastic music from around the world.
Our release for Netlabel Day is Phase 2 by Xylo-Ziko
Simon_Mathewson_1429 on 06/29/2018 at 04:09PM
I saw a documentary on Minimalism and it inspired me to attempt my own version of Terry Riley's "In C".
Due to copyright issues I'm not able to put it on the Free Music Archive, but you can hear it on Youtube:
In C - electronic version
This, in turn, inspired me to write my own Minimal piece: Phase 1.
Working on "In C" has shown me different ways of approaching the process of making music, through phasing, repetition and chance.
Rocco_Granata_1176 on 05/22/2018 at 06:45AM
This is the first CD that is both a musical project and art installation. On the musical aspect, “Works” is a collection of 12 instrumental tracks written and produced by me. Twelve melodies developing through minimalism, sacred arias, electronica and tribal choirs. Twelve small audible pictures that have no purpose other than to move the listener. The album was released in June 2016. This is my first self-produced and self-distributed album. “Works” is a crafted product where the songwriting is simple. From the melodies to the sounds, from mixing to mastering, all is permeated by a DIY spirit. Self-production and self-distribution as a musical and social language.
“Works” is distributed for free in two ways: social and antisocial. With the social distribution you can download the entire album for free, leaving the listener free to share it in whatever way he feels. With the antisocial distribution, the album is handed out through an art installation. “Works” has been made into 300 numbered and signed CDs, left on the streets or in public places, there to be picked by people passing by. Every copy left is photographed and the photo is shared on the website www.roccogranata.it/works.
The project started in June 2016 in Rome, where most of the copies were distributed, and it spread around through Italy, France, Spain, Iceland, Holland, Denmark, Russia, Turkey, China, Cambodia, Senegal, Japan, Australia, Brasil, Argentina, Canada, Usa, Tailandia, Slovenia, Romania, Czech Republic, France, Croatia, Norway, Germany, Sveden, Greek, UK, Austria, Belgium. The CDs are distributed by me or by volunteers. There are copies that have yet to be distributed and are waiting to go around the world. If you want to distribute a CD, send me a message on this link.
From 14 to 16 July 2017 the Cd was taken to the Museo Macro in Rome on the occasion of Urban KING Action Figure. It's probably the first Cd to be exposed in a Museum of contemporary art.
A pianist and a cello player have contributed to the album recording. The nicknames they've chosen are Thomas Munz (piano), a homage to Thomas Müntzer, historical figure of the 16 th century and one of the protagonists of Luther Blisset's novel “Q”, and Lita Rodcenko (cello), which is a made up name. Lita, as a homage to Lita Ford, metal guitarist, and Aleksandr Rodčenko, artist and father of the Russian constructivism.
murmurintemporel on 05/21/2018 at 09:42AM
Imenginations by elconEstharoe (Greece), a pyramidic-machine which converts electromagnetic signals and cosmic backround into audible spectrum.
murmurintemporel on 05/11/2018 at 08:30AM
Event, the new album from Jared Sagar (UK), a composer specializing in granular synthesis, algorithmic composition, sound collage, minimalism, microsound, ambience and drone.