This mix of Ambient Modern Classical is Steve’s second mix of this type featuring some of his favourite Modern Classical and Ambient artists.
Tell is who you are and what you do? I’m Jameson Nathan Jones (Nathan to my friends), a 28 year old composer/pianist/organist. I’m still very active in the Classical scene since all my training is Classical, but for the last couple years I’ve been exploring Neo-Classicism and Ambient styles. Which part of world are you from and what’s so good about it? I’m from a small town in Mississippi called Laurel where my wife and I still reside. It’s a peaceful town with some really wonderful people. Being outside of a major city presents its own challenges, but it’s also
Ichiru by Daigo Hanada Ichiru by Daigo HanadaDaigo Hanada’s links with Moderna records to come up with an artful masterpiece, Ichiru. This is expected because the label is known to nurture talents from artists with unique voices and compositional styles. After listening to the album, we can all agree that Daigo Hanada comes up with a magnum opus that sets the pace for Modern Classical music from start to finish. Right from the track list, the album elicits a narrative that invokes intense emotions traversing through one composition to the next. Hanada forms a compelling a story without even uttering
Nathan Shubert – Folds There comes a time in many musicians’ careers when they decide to step out of the shadows of working as a side-man and announce themselves, and for Nathan Shubert, that time came last March on Piano Day 2016. That was the day the Vancouver pianist released Saga Norén, Länskrim, Malmö, and it immediately caught the attention of Nils Frahm, who added it to his Piano Day playlist and made sure his fans were aware of this new talent on the scene. Shubert has been playing with various local acts for some time in the Vancouver area,
SVVN’s E.P,” Arnarstapi” is a carefully crafted selection of ambient tracks that are beautifully haunting and characterised by a melancholy undertone that stays with you long after the music has ended. Thematically, this E.P reflects the landscape of Iceland and the tracks are deliberately named after areas of the awe inspiring and beautiful country. Although this is perfect music to listen to as a background accompaniment, the listener will be rewarded for giving each track their full concentration as the attention to detail in terms of instrumentation and production is remarkable. Setting the tone for the whole collection is the
Kosemura, a Tokyo-based composer, first drew the attention of the international audience in 2007 with his first album ‘It’s on Everything’. Within just one decade this 32-year-old composer positioned himself as one of the most important musicians of his generation.
His album ‘Momentary: Memories of the Beginning’ which was released on June 16th, 2016 featured Devendra Banhart among other notable music industry giants. Akira also manages his own record label, called ‘Schole’ and helps young talents to reach their full potential.