My 33 1/3 book, on Aphex Twin's Selected Ambient Works Volume II, was the 5th bestselling book in the series in 2014. It's available at Amazon (including Kindle) and via your local bookstore. • F.A.Q.Key Tags: #saw2for33third, #sound-art, #classical, #juntoElsewhere: Twitter, SoundCloud, Instagram

Listening to art.
Playing with audio.
Sounding out technology.
Composing in code.

Requiem for a Friend

Cadman Requiem (Point) is the esteemed British composer’s Gavin Bryars‘ (slow) moving tribute to a friend who died in the 1988 Lockerbie airline terrorist attack, composed for the men’s vocal group the Hilliard Ensemble, shows that “ambient” is about artistic intent, not technology.

By Marc Weidenbaum

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