Darker Than The Bat - A Review by
Peter Jan Van Damme
Bone is considered one of the most significant US composers of ambient music.
He began experimenting with synthesizers very early and in the beginning
of eighties he already released several LP's of his music and participated
in various collaborative projects. During that early stage the music of Bone
was influenced by the synth-pop style and the then flourishing new-wave club
scene. The music was produced by Artemiy Artemiev and the album consists
of music written for live performance during the First International Festival
of Electronic, Electroacoustic, Experimental and Avant-garde Music in
Saint-Petersburg, as well as several unreleased ambient pieces. The sound
includes piano with atmospheric melodies that are relaxing and real ear candy.
Songs like Mercurial Wave and In A Space Between Marigolds will seduce many
listeners. Indium part II counts over thirty minutes of listening pleasure
and ends the album in a special
Jan Van Damme