STAR'S END Update - 21 August 2016
Volume 7Pollard Daniel Booth

Spacemusic is a vague free-form genre, one without narrative, nor lyrics - yet everyone who listens to this music knows exactly what it is about. From out of a continuing series of synthesizer ceremonies by Pollard Daniel Booth comes Volume 7 (76'01"), the radioactively listenable interplay of three musicians. Linked to the quiet corners of the mind, Volume 7 in a succession of live releases superbly celebrates the power of imagination. Featuring two tracks, one a live concert recording, the other a lost studio jam, this release finds this trio in excellent form. A torrent of impressionistic moods and intricate energy levels, the precious loneliness of this album's dark moments gives extra weight to its pulse charging sequencer play and ominous tone. The sounds themselves seem to have an independent intelligence - meant to move the hidden activity within our heads. As full-bodied synth leads make steep melodic runs against an undertow of Mellotron choirs, strings and brass, dancing tone patterns echo and advance in machine precision. Journeying further into space, racing electronic palpitations extend to epic proportions - in a charge of creativity meant to electrify the imagination. Berlin-School cosmic music collectors should want a copy of Volume 7 (and the previous six) - as its sound and spirit connect solidly with the noble values of this ever-growing collective. The music technology may seem dated, but the atmosphere this outfit generates remains ever in the near future. The monumental output of Brendan Pollard, Michael Daniel and Phil Booth may be traced back through the miles of circuitry within a collective brain, to the easy mastery of their craft - which comes from their many years of experience working with each other. The night may have a thousand eyes, but while listening to the work of Pollard Daniel Booth it would seem that it has but two ears... yours. There is another reality, one reachable only through art and music... and so it may be that this trio actually enjoys more the heightened cerebral state that their sessions lead to, than they do the musical realizations yielded from them. Their jam sessions are more than a mere assemblage of keyboards. It is three men acting on a yearning for the transcendent.

Please tune in to STAR'S END this weekend for music from Volume 7 by UK synth trio Pollard Daniel Booth

For more about Volume 7, please access: pollarddanielbooth.bandcamp.com

For audio samples of music by Pollard Daniel Booth, please access: www.soundcloud.com/pollard-daniel-booth

Additional Content:

Expansion (2005) by Brendan Pollard
Flux Echoes (2007) by Brendan Pollard
Two Roads (2013) by Pollard Canovas Dolente Daniel

More STAR'S END Reviews


Pollard Daniel Booth - Live at E-Live 17 October 2009

: :

Friday Arts WHYY TV12
Chuck van Zyl

Friday Arts is a weekly 30-minute arts, cultural and entertainment magazine that airs on WHYY TV12 Fridays at 8:30PM. Each broadcast features three segments: "Art", "Art of Life" and "Art of Food". Friday Arts casts a light on some of Philadelphia's most fascinating yet well-kept secrets in the arts.

John Diliberto, Jason Sloan, Jeff Towne and Chuck van Zyl were featured in a segment produced by Michael O'Reilly for the Friday 4 January 2013 episode of Friday Arts. This portion of the program included coverage of activities related to the ECHOES and STAR'S END radio programs and The Gatherings Concert Series - as well as background on Philadelphia's unique Spacemusic scene and the ideals and concepts which drive this genre's creative force.

To view Friday Arts online please access: whyy.org/cms/fridayarts/art-stars-end-and-space-music

STAR'S END on The Internet
Yahoo! Groups MySpace Facebook Wordpress Tumblr Soundcloud YouTube Google
The Listening List - Recent Album Reviews From STAR'S END
Passages BetweenOurselves Ghost Stations Follow the River Home Meridian

(Please Click on an Album Cover)

July 2016 Top 20 STAR'S END Releases - Alphabetical
Artist - Album (Label)
Selected Ezines - Online
Sonic Immersion Amazing Sounds Ambient Visions Ambience for the Masses Electro Ambient Space Hypnagogue
Selected Magazines - In Print
Sequences #31 e/i Expose E-dition Audion
STAR'S END - Site Search
Google Have you ever been looking for something on this website only to become bogged down by the massive size and enormous content? Now you can find what you are seeking somewhat easier. Searching the STAR'S END Website has become much easier. Look for info on artists, albums, track names, labels, etc. via a Google "site search" - now part of the STAR'S END Website.

For more on STAR'S END Website search, access: http://www.starsend.org/search.html

STAR'S END Updates - via Email to you
Yahoo Groups logo Have this update emailed to you as a newsletter once a week by joining the STAR'S END Radio Group at Yahoo Groups. Whether it's a review of a new spacemusic release, an artist interview or news about an upcoming in-studio concert, receiving the newsletter is a convenient way to keep informed of the music featured on STAR'S END Ambient Radio each week.

Click on the provided link and follow the easy instructions for signing up. Once your registration has been confirmed, you will receive the STAR'S END Update every Thursday evening. This is not a discussion group, email addresses will not be made public. There is no fee for this service and you can unsubscribe at any time.

Thanks for signing up!

http://groups.yahoo.com/group/starsendradio

Images From Selected Live On-Air Concerts - Click on an Image for Details
Ombient Saul Stokes RMI Guitar Pilots Chuck van Zyl Robert Rich Ian Boddy

Access the Concerts page for more about live on-air in-studio STAR'S END radio concerts

~ Coming Up ~ Live on STAR'S END ~

Guitar Pilots : 3 April 2016 (see photos)
Chuck van Zyl : 8 May 2016 (see photos & video)
Hotel Neon : 31 July 2016
Modulator ESP + onewayness + dRachEmUsiK : 18 September 2016 (five hours of continuous live music)
AirSculpture : 9 October 2016
Michael Peck : 13 November 2016

.

Please Check Back for Updates!


Griffin + Sabine Website Pages Updated/Added



STAR'S END broadcasts every
Saturday Night/Sunday Morning from 1:00am til 6:00am (EDST) on:
    88.5fm WXPN Philadelphia, PA
    88.1fm WXPH Harrisburg, PA
    90.5fm WKHS Worton/Baltimore, MD
    91.9fm WXPJ Hackettstown, NJ
    104.9fm Allentown, PA

and live on the world wide web at: http://xpn.org

40th Anniversary
Search 08.21.16 Playlist Events Listener Essays Playlist Index Index of Reviews Home