When music transcends the disquiet generated the surrounding world you know that you have discovered something pretty special. When sounds escape the structures of clique and are free to roam their own path the listening experience becomes all the more significant. This collection of pieces from Japanese percussionist and ambient producer Kazuya Nagaya moves your soul in unexpected ways, leaving a pivotal sense of loss that contrasts sublimely within a place of inner peace. Compelling and beautiful for those reasons alone and yet that doesn’t quite feel like enough explanation as to the power certain music can produce. The final sequence is called, Dream Interpretation I Old Theatre Mix and while the strings play out, amid a haunting breath of reality, the unfolding chimes and consequent tension all find a place to communicate. On occasion words aren’t really enough. Sometimes it is simply better to recline, encounter and absorb….
Release: February 7