Cloudland Blue Quartet

Coldclear

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Twenty six relatively short ambient works, created by the treatment of six edits of pieces originally recorded and released by David as The Heavenly Music Corporation in January 1989.  Many of the pieces on the album appear to have absolutely nothing going on except a far off drone but, if you listen closely, you may hear what are, by definition, almost imperceptible changes in the ambience, created by the treatment.

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Fallingsky

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Eight new songs, seven written and recorded in quick succession in July 2021, while the opening track was created shortly after the release of “Sparklemusik”. Each is based around loops and samples (including of CBQ’s own work) which have been edited, manipulated, treated and arranged into brand new creations.

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Haydn

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Along with my previous works based on the music of Satie, Cage, Beethoven, Schoenberg, Webern and Berg, I had long wanted to create an album around the music of Joseph Haydn but the inspiration for these recordings came, initially, from the music of Steve Reich.

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Silversounds 1996 - 2021 (Remixes)

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“Silversounds 1996-2021 (Remixes)” is a companion collection to the “Silversongs 1996-2021 (Remakes)” set, also available on Bandcamp, with the two albums being released simultaneously, on the 25th anniversary of the first CBQ release.

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Silversongs 1996 - 2021 (Remakes)

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“Silversongs 1996-2021 (Remakes)” is a companion collection to the “Silversounds 1996-2021 (Remixes)” set, also available on Bandcamp, with the two albums being released simultaneously, on the 25th anniversary of the first CBQ release.

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Sparklemusik

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Since the release of my last song-based LP “Starlightnight”, in August 2012, I’ve been concentrating on soundscape releases and am now, probably, better known for those LPs, than the nine, song-based records, I released from 1997 to 2012, all of which are still available here.

But now, at last, these are the sixteen songs of “Sparklemusik”, the follow up to “Starlightnight”.

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Dissolution

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How did this album come about? It’s a long story, but it’s all documented on my Blog if you’d like to learn more.

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Schoenberg Webern Berg

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I was listening to a disc of Schoenberg’s piano music in early February and it occurred to me that the next recording in my “composer” series, following on from “Satie”, “Cage” and “Beethoven”, could be based on the Second Viennese School.

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Fallingsky

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Eight new songs, seven written and recorded in quick succession in July 2021, while the opening track was created shortly after the release of “Sparklemusik”. Each is based around loops and samples (including of CBQ’s own work) which have been edited, manipulated, treated and arranged into brand new creations.

Play FallingskyPlay

Haydn

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Along with my previous works based on the music of Satie, Cage, Beethoven, Schoenberg, Webern and Berg, I had long wanted to create an album around the music of Joseph Haydn but the inspiration for these recordings came, initially, from the music of Steve Reich.

Play HaydnPlay

Silversounds 1996 - 2021 (Remixes)

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“Silversounds 1996-2021 (Remixes)” is a companion collection to the “Silversongs 1996-2021 (Remakes)” set, also available on Bandcamp, with the two albums being released simultaneously, on the 25th anniversary of the first CBQ release.

Play Silversongs 1996-2021 (Remakes)Play

Silversongs 1996 - 2021 (Remakes)

Streaming and Digital Bundle

“Silversongs 1996-2021 (Remakes)” is a companion collection to the “Silversounds 1996-2021 (Remixes)” set, also available on Bandcamp, with the two albums being released simultaneously, on the 25th anniversary of the first CBQ release.

Play SparklemusikPlay

Sparklemusik

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Since the release of my last song-based LP “Starlightnight”, in August 2012, I’ve been concentrating on soundscape releases and am now, probably, better known for those LPs, than the nine, song-based records, I released from 1997 to 2012, all of which are still available here.

But now, at last, these are the sixteen songs of “Sparklemusik”, the follow up to “Starlightnight”.

Play SparklemusikPlay

Dissolution

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How did this album come about? It’s a long story, but it’s all documented on my Blog if you’d like to learn more.

Cloudland Blue QuartetPlay

Schoenberg Webern Berg

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I was listening to a disc of Schoenberg’s piano music in early February and it occurred to me that the next recording in my “composer” series, following on from “Satie”, “Cage” and “Beethoven”, could be based on the Second Viennese School.

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Elements

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Elements is a collection of new pieces created in January 2021 by Cloudland Blue Quartet, originally to be included on his long-running weekly podcast on Mixcloud (“Cloudland Blue Eclectic Selection”).

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Twentytwenty

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Twentytwenty (Crispycat 2008 – 31 December 2020) is a compilation of recordings made during 2020 by Cloudland Blue Quartet, often in collaboration with others or integrating others’ work into the pieces.

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The Surrender of Barcelona (1934 - 1937) EP

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This EP represents the fruits of an improvisational collaboration between David Reilly of Cloudland Blue Quartet and Capital Models drummer, John Weitzen and is based around the guitarscape “The Surrender of Barcelona (1934-1937)”, taken from the CBQ album “Disquietmusik IV”, released earlier in December.

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Disquietmusik IV

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The fourth in an annual series of guitarscapes albums from Cloudland Blue Quartet, following on from the successes of “Disquietmusik” in 2017, “Disquietmusik II” in 2018 and “Disquietmusik III” in 2019.

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