Perhaps the dichotomy of our balance hangs by a thread; it seems we’re all always one breath away from disaster in this modern era. Whilst some might champion ‘social Darwinism’, we can agree: our species evolved via our ability to reason. Heightened communication, & subsequent cooperative behavior, is what kept us from being the tiger’s lunch – but also what pushes us to the brink.
In ‘Discussions‘, the newest piece by Dominican- Puerto Rican experimental composer TROVA, we’re invited to explore our own interpretation of connectivity. The layers upon layers of textures pulling & pushing throughout invoke the listener to conjure up their own imaginative imagery – a vast psionic plane to meet upon, where shared thoughts may be felt & experienced.
Quickly becoming a favorite of this writer & blog, TROVA utilizes minimalism in a powerful way; off-beat note choices, a swirling strata of dynamism, & a low, vibrating drone course through the veins of ‘Discussions’. Sure to feature more gems in the near future, it is well-advised audial adventurers of the ilk follow further: