At this point in time supporting artists is important. With what is going on in the world including lock down, isolating and in some places institutions like the post office closing their doors, music is one of the things can provide an escape from ‘the real world’. So, I have done this post, the … Continue reading A Collection of Artists Pt1.
Tambour / Ed Carlsen / Anoice/ Dominique Charpentier.
I have been trying to mix up the posts of current releases alongside those that I missed first time around from the latter part of 2019. Here is one such post featuring some fine piano works, electronica and post rock from the likes of Tambour, Ed Carlsen, Anoice and Dominique Charpentier. "Montreal pianist … Continue reading Tambour / Ed Carlsen / Anoice/ Dominique Charpentier.
Time is short and submissions are in abundance. Those that make it onto the blog pages are those that I want to share. Unfortunately due to time restraints I can't always do the further in-depth reviews I normally do. That said all these releases have their own special qualities and all get the DAF tick … Continue reading A collection.
Piano Day 2019 – Dominique Charpentier – Chrysalide / Lars Jakob Rudjord – Arpeggio.
Piano Day 2019 is upon us. Normally I tend to shy away from things such as this, as while it does bring the attention to the instrument it can lead to a deluge of music which may be better heard in isolation rather than trying to pick through the multitude of release and discover. The … Continue reading Piano Day 2019 – Dominique Charpentier – Chrysalide / Lars Jakob Rudjord – Arpeggio.
Dominique Charpentier – Carnet De Voyage.
Dominique Charpentier is no stranger in these posts, last appearing in April of this year with his album's "The Cakemaker" and "Reminiscence". In fact there is yet to be a work of his that I haven't liked. This time around instead of his usual method of releasing his music, he has put out his latest … Continue reading Dominique Charpentier – Carnet De Voyage.
Dominique Charpentier – The Cakemaker / Réminiscence .
"The Cakemaker" is an Israeli/German award-winning feature film that is about a German man whose Israeli lover dies and he goes to Israel to discover what happened to him and meets his lovers widow. The movie was described as "a tender,tactile and just-sweet-enough story of hidden love, challenged faith and unwittingly shared grief." Naturally listening … Continue reading Dominique Charpentier – The Cakemaker / Réminiscence .
Dominique Charpentier – Esquisses.
Dominique Charpentier is a self-described "French indie minimalist musician and composer" who also is self released. His latest release is "Esquisses" which will be released via his Bandcamp page on June 23. "Esquisses" features the artwork of artist Anna Salzmann who has just collaborated on a release with her partner Gareth Broke on 1631 Recordings. In the … Continue reading Dominique Charpentier – Esquisses.