THE KRELL SUITE
“…atonal and arhythmic, but very haunting and beautiful. … it’s fine to break the rules, but that doing so becomes much more effective if you know which rules you’re breaking. And this guy clearly does.” – Stephen Fortner, SYNTH EXPERT
The Krell Suite was inspired by one of Make Noise’s Patch of the Week videos, a demo of their 0-Coast version of that abstract electronic music staple, The Krell Patch, based on Louis and Bebe Barron’s ground-breaking soundtrack for the movie Forbidden Planet. Making this quick demo video was my first step in the creation of the suite. [hear more]
Except for “The New Year”, I recorded these piano improvisations on the Winter Solstice of 2006. I didn’t do this purposefully for the auspicious date. That year one of my sisters said she would like a recording of my piano music for Christmas, and in the holiday rush this just happened to be the date on which I was able to record it.
I’ve given a few home-burned copies of this to other relatives and friends over the years and have received great feedback on it, with a few reporting that they played it until they wore out the disc. Still, 10 years later I get the occasional inquiry about it, so I thought now may be a good time to bring it back… [read more]
“…an album of inspired soundscapes. Feel free to stream it first if you have any doubts. Rest assured that mere seconds into the first track, you will know that you are in capable hands.” – Ted Stahl
On my new album “Xenography” synthesizers, piano, nylon string guitar, Moog Guitar, shakuhachi and voices pure and processed, come together creating a soundtrack for travels to oblique destinations. [hear more]
It can’t all be experimentation. Sometimes you have to get out of the lab. I’m very happy to relate that music resulting from my recent collaboration with Alina Quu was used in a performance by Lindsey Kelley Dance. The event was a huge success. Sold out both nights.
excerpt from eidetic
choreography by Janice Lancaster Larsen
LINDSEY KELLEY DANCE – performed by Amy Borskey, Lindsey Kelley Brewer, Kala Hildebrand, Alexis Miller – at the Masonic Temple, Asheville, NC March 20, 2015
music by Alina Quu and Chris Stack