on life, music etc beyond mainstream

2012 16 Sep


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„But more than simply music, the multidisciplinary L A N D draw on and evoke a wide range of art forms. They describe this work as, „approaching an apocalyptic noir narrative,“ and Night Within, despite its slate visual appeal which recalls the grey paintings of Gerhard Richter, thematically points towards a world occupied by the early postmodern detective stories of Paul Auster and the urban neon dislocation of Taxi Driver with its existential protagonist roaming the city alone late at night.“ 

„Nothing is happening everywhere“ – this could be a remark be made remembering John Cage, but is in fact one of the titles of the LAND debut, featuring David Sylvian and other guest musicians and created by Daniel Lea and Matthew Waters, both taking a directorial role: „The album was sculpted in Reykjavik by Ben Frost, enhanced by his signature aural physicality and visceral sub bass. The album is a vast collision of sound, from free brass and woodwind to `geometric´ bowed cymbals and metallic percussion.“ (


LAND – „Nothing Is Happening Everywhere“ 

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