Anonymous 4 is a female a cappella quartet, based in New York City. Their main performance genre is medieval music, although they have also premiered works by living composers such as John Tavener and Steve Reich. Anonymous 4 has performed in cities throughout North America, and have been regulars at major international festivals. They decided to make the 2003-2004 season their last as a full-time recording and touring ensemble, although special projects (such as their Gloryland CD and their "Long Time Traveling" Tour) continue to bring them together on occasion.
Hailing from Ann Arbor, Michigan, USA Chris Conway has built his music career in Leicester, UK. Getting a handle on Chris Conway's music can seem tricky for the casual observer - because he does so much! You might know him as ...
1. a singer and writer of acoustic songs.
2. a jazz pianist and singer.
3. a world fusion musician.
4. a producer of many ambient and new age recordings.
5. a thereminist, creating cosmic electronic music.
6. a player of jigs and reels in a Celtic band.
7. a singer space songs at a filk convention.
Noodreem is a creator name of Darren Evans' psychedelic dub and ambient trance music. Since the early 1990's he has been exploring ambient soundscapes and electro-acoustic spaces with the intention of creating an enchanting world to explore and enjoy. "Music for me is like life itself, its a Journey... " So a journey into sound begins with guitars and sitars, drones and tones, djembe drum and bass, mixers and fx units, incense and a spiritually soaked, peaceful time and space are some of the necessary tools of this sonic adventure.
There are two artists named Parvati who share this page. The first is a Canadian singer, producer and composer of electronic dance-pop music that incorporates yogic wisdom. Known for her angelic vocals, positive-possibilities pop, lush soundscapes and catchy dance grooves, Parvati’s music has risen to #2 in the electronic charts in Canada. Parvati regularly tours to headline and teach at international music and mind/body/spirit festivals globally and has performed at notable venues, such as Madison Square Garden (NYC), Earl’s Court (London) and Club Maria (Berlin).
Stars of the Lid are a band specializing in drone-based ambient music. They list among their influences minimalist and electronic composers such as Arvo Pärt, Zbigniew Preisner, Gavin Bryars, and Henryk Górecki, as well as Talk Talk (both bands have tracks named "Taphead"), post-rock artists Labradford, and ambient innovator Brian Eno. Their music largely consists of beatless soundscapes, composed of droning, effects-treated guitars along with piano, strings, and horns; volume swells and feedback fill the gap of rhythmic instruments, providing dynamic movement within the songs.
'Oft have I journeyed the deep hidden passage,
looked on the Light that is Life among men.
There 'neath the flowers of Life ever living,
searched I the hearts and the secrets of men.
Found I that man is but living in darkness,
light of the great fire is hidden within.' Deep Magic is the solo project of Alex Gray, who currently plays in tropical-psych jam team Sun Araw and has also contributed to works by Pocahaunted and Black Eagle Child.
Check out the new album "Music for Microworlds"! Born in Treviso in March 1969, at the age of six Max Waves started studying the piano through private lessons, before entering the conservatory "B. Marcello" in Venezia in 1980.
A lifelong passion for computers and technology in general soon led him to prefer the study of the synthesizer rather than classical exercises to the point where he inevitably abandoned his academic studies and dedicated himself totally to electronic music.
Commissioned by Danish performance group Hotel Pro Forma to write the music for their opera based on Charles Darwin and his book
Bruno Sanfilippo is a classically trained musician and composer who has been creating music for more than 20 years. His focus alternates between the exploration of minimalist piano concepts, and contemporary hybrids of electronic and acoustic music."His gift for picture music is the common thread running through it, his earlier works sounding more like soundtrack music and his later works moving into more ambient realms, though still with a strong sense of imagery" Te is obsessed with the search for new and unique qualities in music - the amazing, the magical and the deep.