Tag / 1991

Gabriela Marrone’s Altas Planicies is the very quiet work of a true pioneer. Born of rural, Argentinian descent, but cosmopolitan via adolescent growth, Gabriela took what could have been a forgettable life as a diplomat’s daughter and used it as a way to develop personally into the inspirational force she came to be.

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/ January 23, 2018 / Comments Off on Chinatsu Kuzuu: The City In The Sea (1991)

Chinatsu Kuzuu: The City In The Sea (1991)

My mind races trying to describe Chinatsu Kuzuu’s music. Should I share with y’all my first impressions? First, I hear the voice of June Tambor as transferred to a young woman (around her age) in Tokyo. Then, I hear the Gaelic fantasy music of Horslips, mutated through the introduction of digital polysynths, drum machines, and […]

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/ April 10, 2017 / Comments Off on Hiroki Okano: 1987-1990 (1991)

Hiroki Okano: 1987-1990 (1991)

Hiroki Okano’s debut 1987-1990 is startling in more ways than one. A trailblazing stew of new form Japanese ambient and new age minimal music isn’t something you normally see coming out of Germany’s Innovative Communication label. Also surprising, is that for such a fully formed debut, what we’re hearing is actually a collection of works spanning three years […]

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