"Movements for an Absent Mind" explores the spaces between sleep and waking, bridging the gap between dreams. Darren Harper coaxes an astonishing variety of airy textures and cosmic tones from the ether, using only a guitar, tape machine, and software. Slow ambient swells gently lap against the shores of consciousness. Pleasant brassy drones and percussive echoes recede into the distance. The glowing, soothing void waits patiently, arms opening in a shimmering orchestral surge. Take a breath, and sink into the warm, infinite depths once more.
DARREN HARPER BIO :
Darren Harper (b.1970) is an experimental/ambient sound artist residing high within the Rocky Mountains of Colorado.
Drawing from both electronic and acoustic sources, his compositional output is based entirely on experimentation and improvisation, with a strong emphasis on minimalism, and often reflects a desire for a greater understanding of nature and self, and the relationship therein…