Monday, October 11, 2010
WJAAS - Japanese Soundscapes
Yesterday afternoon, a lazy flu tinted musical afternoon, I had a listen to a strange disk, Nature's sounds from Japan, and pushed me to approach an usually (or potentially) boring playlist as it was a more conventional disk...
I simply listened to it, laying on the sofa in a VERY relaxed mode... eyes closed, dimmed lights... maybe I also slept...
Maybe not the best way to listen to music, BUT sure the VERY best to flow in a swan fight on mountain lake or a pebble beach and furious waves.
On some tracks the "sound" was nearer to "music" as it can be... track # 5 reminded me of a John Zorn's awesome sax solo concert, a couple of years ago... birds, men... who's teaching who?
This VERY disk is truly a gem... when it finished I felt bluesy.
Sound and music, music or sound? Who cares... it's food for the mind, fueling fantasy and imagination, a movie for the ears, aural National Geographic's stuff;-)
Imagine listening to (volcanic) hot mud bubbles and a gyser exploding in your room or thunders and rain...
Cannot imagine a better Gotorama experience, folks;-)
MANY thanks to Roberto for hinting this.
Posted by twogoodears at 10/11/2010 09:00:00 AM