Billy Gomberg, Carving Towards Coherency

My first contact with Billy Gomberg’s work happened almost by coincidence. In the early days of Mutable Instruments’ inception, we were among the few people to get hold of a Shruti-1 kit. The community was still small back then and, obviously, we all knew each other. His minimalistic approach to making electronic music, the peculiar mix of ambient and electro-acoustic elements and the captivating mood of his pieces caught my interest from the very beginning. Tracing an overview of his musical trajectory so far isn’t an easy task, interestingly his roots are in Chicago’s 90’s-era industrial/gothic/ambient scene (something you might … Continue reading Billy Gomberg, Carving Towards Coherency