Zenjungle – Flow [Midira Records]

Zenjungle is the musical alias of musician and artist Phil Gardelis based in Athens, Greece. He has been quite busy of late, with a number of solo albums & EPs, collaborations, not to mention his graphic art which includes logos and album covers.  The most recent musical release is Flow, a four track sonic journey…

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Hidden Ochestra – Reorchestrations [Denovali]

If you are not already familiar with the intoxicating sonic alchemy of Hidden Orchestra, the release of Reorchestrations by Denovali Records offers an opportunity to dive in and enjoy some of the most exhilarating and sophisticated sounds to flow through your headphones. 

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Jacob Pavek – Illume [Unperceived Records]

Minnesota born composer Jacob Pavek follows up his promising 2012 debut Bloom with a lovely new album just released by Unperceived Records, a label recently founded by Harnes Kretzer. Illume is a collection of solo piano pieces and duets with violinist Leah Ottman that is unapologetic in its embrace of romantic sentiment, but many modern classical listeners may enjoy it for just…

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Ghost Harmonic – Codex [Metamatic]

Ghost Harmonic is a new project which brings together the prolific and pioneering musician John Foxx, electronic music artist Benge (Ben Edwards), and classical violinist Diana Yukawa.  The result is Codex, a captivating and immersive recording that was as much of a journey for the musicians to create as it is for the listener to enjoy. According to…

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Jeremy Young & Aaron Martin – A Pulse Passes From Hand to Hand [White Paddy Mountain]

A Pulse Passes From Hand to Hand is the first collaborative effort between sound artist Jeremy Young and cellist/multi-instrumentalist Aaron Martin, four meditations on a theme by two kindred musical spirits. The project was dreamt up by Martin while on tour with Young and his band Sontag Shogun last year. The title has meaning to both the artists and…

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Tiny Leaves – A Certain Tide [Futuresequence]

A Certain Tide is the second full length album from Tiny Leaves, the name chosen by UK based multi-instrumentalist and composer Joel Pike for his modern classical project. Pike describes his music as “being rooted in narrative” and for this album he invited a handful of fellow musicians to collaborate with him: “Over a misty weekend…

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A Sense of Place: Grasscut – Everyone Was A Bird [Lo Recordings]

Everyone Was A Bird is the third outing for the duo of Andrew Phillips and Marcus O’Dair recording as Grasscut. Each has an extensive musical CV – Phillips as a producer and composer of over 200 scores for film and television and O’Dair as a journalist, author, lecturer and broadcaster not to mention session musician – and their…

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Travelogue 2015-24: Of Gardens and Introspective Journeys

Not long ago I read The Samurai’s Garden by Gail Tsukiyama. Describing the titular character’s domain, the narrator says “Matsu’s garden whispers at you, never shouts; it leads you down a path hoping for more, as if everything is seen, yet hidden. There’s a quiet beauty here I only hope I can capture on canvas”.…

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Guest Mix: Kitti Varju

For the inaugural mix on Stationary Travels, I’d like to introduce Kitti Varju, a friend of the blog and writer for Hungarian online music magazine phenom’enon, who takes us on an exhilarating musical journey featuring both artists we’ve loved on Stationary Travels and some exciting new discoveries: Featured artists:  Barabás Lőrinc, Greg Haines, iamyank, Ah! Kosmos, SOHN, Henrik José,…

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