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Michael William Gilbert

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Michael William Gilbert grew up in Connecticut and Brussels, Belgium. While living in Europe he first encountered the music of Varese, Stockhausen, and Pierre Henry, as well as music of India, Africa, and Japan. After studying electrical engineering at MIT, he continued studies in music at the Boston School of Electronic Music, later as a teacher and designer of synthesis systems. He graduated with a degree in music from Hampshire College, and shortly thereafter became the technical director of electronic music studios at Amherst College, Smith College, Hampshire College, and the University of Massachusetts Amherst

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Article: Radio

Gerald Gradwohl, Tigran Hamasyan, Adam Holzman and much more

Read "Gerald Gradwohl, Tigran Hamasyan, Adam Holzman and much more" reviewed by Len Davis


New releases featuring Gerald Gradwohl, Tigran Hamasyan, Adam Holzman and challenging music from Arcana, a re-release of Arc of the Testimony from 1997 featuring Bill Laswell and Tony Williams, Plus a new one from Zane Carney.Playlist Gerald Gradwohl “Let's Talk" from Episode 6 (Self Produced) 00:00 Tigran Hamasyan “Revisiting The Film" from Revisiting The ...

Album

Voice Ping Strum

Label: Gibex
Released: 2019
Track listing: Flowers of Edo; Palimpsest

Album

Radio Omnibus

Label: Gibex
Released: 2018
Track listing: Onomatopia; Night Walk; TimeSpace; Ice Spring Breath; Canon of Flowers; Of Time and the River; The Widening Sky; Rainbow; Three Doors; Cloud Limbo Land.

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Article: Album Review

Michael William Gilbert: Radio Omnibus

Read "Radio Omnibus" reviewed by Geannine Reid


Computers and technology have changed our lives in so many ways that it is hard to fathom the speed in which our lives have transformed. This rapid transformation also applies to music. Home studios and digital distribution for the modern-day artist allows more musicians per capita to get their music heard on a larger scale. What ...

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Article: Album Review

Michael William Gilbert: Radio Omnibus

Read "Radio Omnibus" reviewed by Mike Jurkovic


Much electronic music seems to fall into three distinct categories: 1) droning angst, dredged from the primordial soup, given a beat to get tribal to; 2) wash upon wave upon wash of textured android spirituality; 3) hugely unlistenable, period. But Michael William Gilbert's Radio Omnibus has a humor to it, and where humor is, lies a ...

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Secret Stories

Label: Gibex
Released: 2015
Track listing: In Transit; Dream Within a Dream; Sometimes I See the Sky (2nd Version); Traveler (for Dan at 30); In My Own Sweet Time; People of the Voice; Secret Stories; Escape Velocity (for Bob); Flying by Night 3:24

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Article: Album Review

Michael William Gilbert: I Can See From Here

Read "I Can See From Here" reviewed by C. Michael Bailey


If the NPR radio show, Hearts of Space, were hipper and less ambient, it would fall over itself playing Michael William Gilbert's I Can See From Here. The recording is a 14-part suite, made up of Gilbert compositions synthetically prepared by the composer. Gilbert plays all instruments--that is, synthesizer, computer samples and loops, as well as ...

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I Can See From Here

Label: Gibex
Released: 2010
Track listing: Dark Horizon; Nick's Waking Dream (Interlude); Eyeless in Gaza; Nick Flies Away (Interlude); Sometimes I See the Sky; Origami Riff (Interlude); Dance Myself to Sleep; Nick's Sleeping Dream (Interlude); Over the Next Rise; Rat Race Redux; Rooftop Meditation; Short Ride Home (Interlude); Amerikan Dream; Adele at Sunrise

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Other Voices

Label: Gibex
Released: 2000
Track listing: Whether or Not; Brightness Falls; Lizards; Bol Aero; Giving Up the Ghost; Persistence of Vision; Edge of the World; Slink


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