Tag: experimental

Twilight Music: Gavin Bryars, “The Sinking of The Titanic” (1975)

Gavin Bryars’ ode to a lost luxury liner served as his debut album proper, and is a stunning work of art.

Hammock: Kenotic (10th Anniversary Deluxe Edition) (Hammock Music)

The impressive debut album of Tennessee-based ambient duo Hammock sees a ten year anniversary deluxe reissue.

The Durutti Column: Another Setting (Factory Benelux)

The third official studio album by The Durutti Column found Vini Reilly refining his unique hybrid sound, resulting in a very sublime listening experience.

Twilight Music: The Durutti Column, Live in Lisbon, May 1988

A delightful full-length Durutti Column performance from 1988. Eighty minutes of pure, delightful Vini Reilly is to be had.

Twilight Music: Alter Ego, “Piece In The Shape of a Square” (1999)

Get hypnotized by this intoxicating Philip Glass composition for two flutes.

Twilight Music: Sigur Rós Ba Ba Ti Ki Di Do (2004)

A fine, unique three-part twenty minute suite of calming and haunting instrumental music from Iceland’s master musicians.

Kitty: Kitty (Medical Records)

An obscure electronica group from 1990s Austin recently released this exciting compilation of some of their recordings from the era. Ignore at your own peril. Enjoy at your own leisure.

B.C. Gilbert/G. Lewis “3R4″/”Ends With The Sea” (Superior Viaduct)

Two of Bruce Gilbert and Graham Lewis’ three post-Wire 4AD experimental releases are reissued on vinyl thirty five years later…and still sound futuristic.

3AM Eternal: Lou Reed: Metal Machine Music (1975)

No list would be complete without this one, would it?

Zurich: Zurich (Important Records)

Zurich was a one-off collaboration featuring Slowdive’s Neil Halstead, and serves as the Rosetta Stone for the band’s misunderstood final album, Pygmalion.