Author: Nicholas Wilson

Thomas Barquee – Missa (2002)

Awesome album. Its powerful energy is due to the fact that each track unites two religious musical cultures – Western and Eastern, in particular the hymns of the Catholic church (16-17 cc) and the famous mantras of India and Tibet.… Read more

Phil Thornton – Initiation

Authentic and powerful, Initiation weaves the haunting voice of whales and birds into the strong, mellow Dreamworld of the didgeridoo. From the fascinating and earthy sounds of this most basic of natural instruments to the superb complexity of modern keyboards, we are enmeshed in a world of compelling imagination. This is a genuinely unforgettable venture deep into the realm of a spiritual initiation.… Read more

Maneesh De Moor – Call of the Mystic

Maneesh De Moor was born in Holland, traveling, Maneesh mastered the art of synthesizing sound and shaping it, studying classical and pop music all over the world. He specialized in styles of intersection of ethnic and traditional music and modern trends. Together worked with many musicians from all over the world: Sudha, Praful, Bahramji, Deva Premal & Miten, Prem Joshua and others.… Read more

Blue Chip Orchestra — Red Sky Beat (1998)

In their works the Blue Chip Orchestra used ritual hymns of Indian shamans, flutes, ratchets, drums and sounds of natural origin (thundering peals, rain, crackling of branches in a burning fire), as well as specially made instruments like “reflective harp”, “mirror drums “,” Danube tuba “,” sound sails “and so on. in combination with a modern electronic sound. Bognermayr was answering in the ensemble for synthesizers and sampling, Tsushrader performed guitar, keyboard and percussion parts; programming and recording they performed in tandem.… Read more