STAR'S END Update - 5 July 2015
ArclightArc Each Arc concert seems to make a point of blowing away the boundaries of Spacemusic. With heroic melodies, pulse-quickening tempos and dramatic chord progressions Ian Boddy & Mark Shreeve never follow precisely the course we are expecting. Arclight (87'52") was recorded at the Casptone Theater in Liverpool on 15 November 2014. Packed with ideas, energy and memorable moments we willingly fall under its spell. Using varied narrative strategies Boddy & Shreeve tell a propulsive story. Now the standard bearer for sequencer pattern architecture, the well worked electronic machinery used by this duo speeds headlong through a vivid sonic terrain. Supported by Mellotron strings and synthesized harmonies the moving forms pulse within curvilinear shapes. As ratcheting rhythmic trills emphasize overdriven synth leads, the music rises in a delicately shaded force. Stretching the musical landscape nearly into rock territory the seven pieces click together to form a wonderful concert album. But Arclight is much more than just a delayed reaction to the Berlin-School. It adds provocative new dimensions to this genre. Listeners will be moved, and exhausted by their sonic adventurism. As if on a journey with Boddy & Shreeve, the audience is pulled into the drama unfolding on the stage - which is perhaps where Arc's abilities are best expressed.

Please tune in to STAR'S END this weekend for music from Arclight the sixth live album from Arc, the UK duo of Ian Boddy & Mark Shreeve

For more on Arclight please access: www.din.org.uk

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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.

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