Friday is going to be an important day for me. Friday my album Intimate Spaces will be released! It’s my first proper album, the...
Friday is going to be an important day for me. Friday my album Intimate Spaces will be released! It’s my first proper album, the culmination of 5 years of work. I love it when artists share their process and show how their tracks were made. So I’d like to humbly contribute to this, by sharing […]Hannes
Life is full of coincidences. One day this album pops up in my Bandcamp feed. It’s an album called at the place, by an artist called infinite digits. Something seems familiar about the name, but for the moment I don’t give it much thought and just listen. The music catches my attention. It’s melodic and […]Hannes
Title: Anything With ColorsArtist: MOWUKISAlbum: Was this part of what you believed?Year: 2020Label: MARE NOSTRUM Records Was this part of what you believed? by MOWUKIS How was this track born? MOWUKIS: If I recall things correctly, this track came out of two completely different jam sessions. One was about trying out ideas on the piano, [...]Hannes
MMOW, aka Music Makers of the World was a graphic novel project I had conceived between 2009 and 2011. MMOW was supposed to take place between fact and fiction and be a mix of interviews and real-life stories, embedded in a fictional narrative frame. Unfortunately the project never came into existence, but I did make […]Hannes
Title: (H)overArtist: Benjamin MauchAlbum: A (C)able Tethered to the SkyYear: 2020Label: Self-released A (C)able Tethered to the Sky by Benjamin Mauch How was this track born? Benjamin: “(H)over” was initially a test for myself. I wanted to write a very long sequence, one that was melodically interesting, but also somewhat [...]Hannes
Title: IlluminationArtist: Hélène VogelsingerAlbum: ContemplationYear: 2020Label: Modularfield Contemplation by Hélène Vogelsinger How was this track born? Hélène: Illumination was born in March this year, exactly 5 days before the lockdown in France. But the process of its creation really started a month earlier, when I first visited [...]Hannes
Some things old and new. As mentioned in one of the previous Blinking Lights posts I do like to swap albums with other artists. So far, all these trades have brought me into possession of some wonderful albums, which perhaps I would otherwise never have found out about. I’m happy to say that the trend […]Hannes