by Glenn Astarita
Per the press release, London-based composer, keyboardist and electronics ace, Gaudi's initial idea for this the project was to compose an album of entirely new music using sound from the RareNoise catalog as his orchestra of musicians." Another point of interest noted in the press sheet is that the album does not contain any remixes. Gaudi processed / altered and re-combined the parts into his new compositions that encompass music recorded by most of the artists noted here, culled from ...read more
by Chris M. Slawecki
At the time of his 1997 passing, Nusrat Fateh Ali Khan was widely recognized as a transcendent and eternal-sounding vocalist, and as the world's premier Qawwal, a singer of traditional Qawwali music--spiritual music from Pakistan with ancient roots in Sufism. Khan's voice even appeared in progressive western music such as Peter Gabriel's work on 1988's The Last Temptation of Christ) soundtrack.
Many miles and cultures removed from Khan, London-based composer/producer Gaudi has released eleven solo albums and soundtracks, plus 80 ...read more