1. Product Details
Erland Dahlens Clocks presents the listener with a series of epic cinematic soundscapes. Although there is no actual film to illustrate the imaginative power and suggestive resonance of Dahlens compositions easily stand comparison with the work of leading film composers. As Dahlen - whose previous album Blossom Bells was nominated for a Spellemannspris the Norwegian Grammy - is a drummer one might first think of Antonio Sanchezs percussive score for Birdman say but Clocks employs such a broad range of sound-sources and musical reference-points that its probably closer to the atmospheric film-work of Tangerine Dream or Ryuichi Sakamoto. Police drummer Stewart Copelands music for Rumblefish and the contributions to Apocalypse Now by the Grateful Deads Mickey Hart and Bill Kreutzmann come to mind too. Rock and post-rock references are relevant for Dahlen appears completely unapologetic about adding an echo-laden Eighties drum-thump or a buzz-saw industrial guitar-drone alongside the avant-garde found-sounds one might associate with Harry Partch hub-caps gongs or bells. In Clocks what could be regarded as the usual drummers strategy of layering one percussive source on top of another is superseded by a complex structural amalgam of melody and rhythm where the textural detail becomes so dense that its impossible to tell where one leaves off and the other begins. The result is a collection of moodily anthemic often dark-hued pieces that in a noirish thriller might be used to accompany a hit or a heist. As stand-alone music they function perfectly as edgily ambient soundscapes with an epic widescreen feel.
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