Best of Hearts of Space, No. 1 - First Flight appears on vinyl as Hearts of Space celebrates the 35th anniversary of the airing of this - its first ever show.
This double-LP pressing is a limited edition of only 500 pieces and features the music of the original broadcast including Academy Award winner Vangelis with Irene Papasand Grammy Award winners Kitaro and David Darling. Other artists include Russian composer Thomas De Hartmann, instrumentalist Deuter, and pioneering ambient musician Michael Stearns.
"A peaceful and touching collection of songs for Christmas, featuring exquisite lullabies by two Irish divas - Liz Madden and Ros Ni Dhubhainn - plus sonorous Russian choirs and Gregorian chants. Surrounded with quiet instrumental hymns by John Doan and Bill Douglas, spectacular sonic rainbows by keyboard artist/composer Constance Demby, and deeply felt improvisations by Michael Hoppé, Martin Tillman and Tim Wheater."
Check out Red Bull Radio's new Discreet Music show "Beyond the Fourth World". This edition features "Snake Song" from Suspended Memories - the trio of Steve Roach, Jorge Reyes and Suso Saiz. An exploration of the adventurously global music concept, plus sounds from Total Art of Percussion, Pan Daijing, Hiroshi Yoshimura and more.Jon Hassell’s Fourth World concept brilliantly describes a sound that feels abstract but also grounded in global sounds — it is at once a subgenre and a way of thinking about or making music. This week’s installment of Discreet Music explores sounds that are influenced — overtly and...