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Travelogue to Sichuan – Emmanuel Mieville

You can listen preview of this album on this page. Please also visit EmmanuelMieville's Bandcamp page. This album is available on download on our webshop. Travelogue to Sichuan The music is composed from field recordings made in China (Sichuan region), and south of Taiwan. Textures and electronic matter are composed with filters, bass synthetiser, and granular synthesis of wooden doors and chinese female voice.What hovers above these pieces is the spirit of freedom and faith in buddhism I have experienced during my travels.Freedom of movement is also a key element, when I travel and record in asian countries, in mountains like Emei-shan, a famous taoist and buddhist landmark in China, or in temples where lay people are...

Ethers – Emmanuel Mieville

Visit his website here. Ethereal AND down to earth Slowly but o-so-surely, Emmanuel Mieville is building an impressive body of work, where each new album seems to make the previous one pale in comparison. And the music press would be wise to catch on to him. The man is discreet and unassertive, so is his music, but he –like it –cannot be dismissed as just another proponent of the field recording. For Mieville’s music is some of the most spellbinding art for the ear out there in the aether. Ethers is Mieville’s second album for Baskaru, and though the previous one certainly stands the test of time, this new opus pushes the bar higher, much...

Four Wanderings in Tropical Lands – Emmanuel Mieville

Visit his website here. Album first released on Baskaru label. Paris-born composer Emmanuel Mieville studied sound engineering in a film school and musique concrète at the famous GRM (Groupe de recherches musicales). He has also studied ethnic instruments and played Javanese gamelan in Paris for two years. Since his childhood, Mieville has been constantly listening to creative radio programs, something that has fueled his approach to experimental music and soundscape composition. He has produced many programs for French national radios (France culture and France-Musique), such as a work for shakuhachi, voice and electronics. He is also a guest composer on Framework, the field recording show Patrick McKinley produces for Resonance FM, in London, and worldwide...