Basil Athanasiadis....Book Of Dreams
This is a delightful album of Japanese-inspired music from the Shonorities, an ensemble created by Greek composer Basil Athanasiadis.
It’s an album of music that’s barely music — often more of a background ambient sound. It reminds us of Steve Hillage’s Rainbow Dome Musick, an ambient album released in 1979. Brian Eno, who pioneered ambient music, said it “must be as ignorable as it is interesting,” which means this is only partly ambient, as the vocal sections are striking.
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