Trzy części z serii "Invisible Soundtracks", jak sugeruje nazwa, zawiera muzykę ilustracyjną, inspirowaną w dużej mierze dokonaniami takich muzyków jak Brian Eno i Barry Adamson. Oprócz wielu ekskluzywnych kawałków artystów z Leaf, do udziału w projekcie zaproszono też wielu zaprzyjaźnionych i prominentnych gości.
COMPILATION OF REEL 1 AND REEL 2, WITH BONUS TRACKS
This CD only release is a compilation of two acclaimed EPs ('Invisible Soundtracks Volume I' & 'II'), together with four new tracks and several further incidental pieces by Richard Thomas.
The 'Invisible Soundtracks' series was launched in 1995, with a simple brief: contributors (who include both established and new artists) were asked to produce an evocative piece of music for an imaginary film, in whatever style the musician cared to choose. Thus far, two 12" only EPs have been released, the first in July 1995, the second a year later. Both EPs were limited to 1,000 copies each and have now sold out. All tracks are exclusive to the series.
The resulting collection works effectively as a whole, open to the listener's own visual interpretation. This is not ambient music, it's atmospheric music to be listened to with the lights down low, suggesting images of the darkenened hulls of lost spaceships, cocktail bars on Pacific islands or imperial palaces in the Russian Steppes. Hiding behind the settee may or may not be necessary...
The Welsh eccentric provides six incidental pieces on Invisible Soundtracks: Macro 1, the glue that holds the collection together. 'Intrusion Reported By Witness' and 'Muffin Spencer-Devlin / Hawaii II' appeared on Volume II, and were his first released recordings. The other four (including the hidden track at the end of the CD), are all available for the f....... więcej