Composers and performers Jani Hirvonen and Johannes Schebler create a complex universe in sound & melody, a veritable forest of sound referencing global and spiritual environments, using warm instrumental sources, field recordings, world percussion and extended use of the studio in a satisfying series of journeys with a mysteriously transcendental and devotional feeling.
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Catalog ID: MAP013
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Recorded in Turku, Finland, and Wiesbaden, Germany, in 2018 and 2019, by Jani Hirvonen and Johannes Schebler.
Jani Hirvonen-composer, performer
Johannes Schebler-composer, performer
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"Jani Hirvonen, born 1979 in Tohmajärvi, Pohjois-Karjala, Finland, currently living in Turku, Varsinais-Suomi, Finland. A member of Aan, Abyssal Farmers, Anti / Uton, Apna, Etwas noch nie Dagewesenes, Grykë Pyje, Hevoset, Hunton Quintet, Last Night on Earth, The Magick Travelling Backpack Band, Mutantea, Muuton Koto, NTHnth sthSTH, Oral Phase, Rutsubo, Saturn Finger, Witch Christ, WYZ"-Rate Your Music (https://rateyourmusic.com/artist/jani-hirvonen)
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1. Landing On Sacred Ground 1:46
2. Home Brewed Bewitchment 2:47
3. Collision And Coalescence 3:51
4. Shrunken Friends From Tiny Dens 1:46
5. A Glitch In The Jungle 3:25
6. Ancestors Waving 4:05
1. Spirits Arise From The Swamp 3:33
2. Ways Through The Thicket 3:30
3. My Introverted Sea Horse Friend 3:40
4. The Cloud Of Secret Pleasures 2:36
5. In Search Of Rapture 1:42
6. Reaching For The Invisible 3:57
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"The missed seed of cryptobotany music. Jani Hirvonen (Uton) and Johannes Schebler (Baldruin) reconstruct the mesmerizing world of the Grykë Pyje swamp tribe. Vinyl in your hands is a ceremonial sonification of the sacred herbarium, painted myths of the animal kingdom and voices behind the thicket.
A return to the time when the forests, tree crowns, soil, thickets and heaven were full of continuous murmur. Or, on the contrary, a vision of a future in which the chaos of natural noises will reign. Slimy earthworms and phosphorescent bugs crawl out of the holes and gaze toward the sky. Brightly colored birds pick juicy fruits and there is no silence, because it is absorbed by the buzz of a virgin ecosystem. In the caves, marshes and hollows of trees, the most important questions are decided. A polyrhythmic rain falls from the sky and washes the prehistoric mud from mammalian hair. Somewhere to see human footprints, but those who have left them are long hidden under giant leaves. The light, reflected from the vibrant structure of life itself, dances for all, in full color. The feast of photosynthesis. Nothing to see from the top. Plants, moss and mushrooms grow at a tremendous rate. They climb each other to break through the lush green blanket. And above all, the orange disc shines pleasantly."-Mappa
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