Aucourant Records

Home New Releases Catalog News About Us Links Contact Us
CATALOG > Orbital Lullaby


Craig Dongoski and Robert Scott Thompson
Orbital Lullaby
Total Time: 76:31
Record Label: Aucourant Records
Catalog Number: AUREC 1101
UPC: 6-49783-11012-6
Type: CD
Released: 2011

$15.00

"...beguiling sound montages that provide a highly transporting seventy five minute listening experience."

Poised somewhere between ambient music and avant-garde acousmatics, Orbital Lullaby presents an enveloping and mezmerizing sonic montage of over 75 minutes.  Highly immersive and hypnogogic listening from two acknowledged masters of sonic art.
LISTEN
REVIEWS
Both based in Atlanta, Georgia: musician come sonic alchemist Robert Scott Thompson and multimedia artist Craig Dongoski combine their exploratory recording interests on this new release. Delivered via Robert Scott Thompson's own Aucourant Records label, Orbital Lullaby is intended as a "highly immersive" listening experience. The music ventures afar off into the boundaries between avant-garde acousmatics and minimal ambience. Historically associated with musique concrète, acousmatics refers to a sound of unseen origin; without visual cues, a music to be heard apart from its source. Traditionally the compositional elements can equally be of musical instrumentation, vocal utterances or of found sound, processed noise or random acoustics. For some 'acousmatic' emphasises compositional style, for others it refers to a way of listening. The result here is an album of eleven intriguing tracks ranging from a little under two and a half minutes up to thirteen plus.
 
Orbital Lullaby is not an album for the sonically faint of heart; straying into remote musical/non musical territory. Don't expect melodic themes, beats or relaxing new-age style ambience. Instead open your mind to a series of beguiling sound montages that provide a highly transporting seventy five minute listening experience.
 
~ Morpheus Music
 
FEATURED RELEASES

Poesis Athesis Poesis Athesis
Poesis Athesis marks the debut release on Lens Records from internationally acclaimed composer Robert Scott Thompson. Having originally worked together in t...more
The Silent Shore The Silent Shore
Considered by many critics to be a "classic" in the modern ambient genre, The Silent Shore has received numerous published accolades. This disc is...more
Solace Solace
Solace is a work created using sound analysis and re-synthesis techniques. The source materials are from the alto saxophone performance of Dr. Jan Berry Baker.
more
Gold Flowers Bloom Mercury Petals Gold Flowers Bloom Mercury Petals
Gold Flowers Bloom Mercury Petals is comprised of 12 tracks which flow together like a concert suite, with subtle transitions between the main works.  ...more
Folio - Volume Two Folio - Volume Two
The Folio series features various miscellaneous compositions that develop out of my general practice. These works are the result of explorations into the modeling of soun...more

Stay connected - Click here to sign up for updates.


Related Titles
Elemental Elemental
Four electroacoustic works composed in 2009 and 2010. The disc features Out of the Vivid Air, Waters of Cabeus (A), Shin...
Drawing Voices Drawing Voices
Honestly, can a music concept get more interesting than Drawing Voices? We doubt it. But beyond its theoretical aims, the music contained is also awesome: as organic as i...
Acousma (2CD Set) Acousma (2CD Set)
What does ‘acousma’ mean? It refers to a form of auditory hallucination, the sensation of hearing imaginary sounds. Robert Scott Thompson writes, “Sound...