John Broaddus – A Strange Mint


Release data: John Broaddus – A Strange Mint DIGITAL DOWNLOAD, Parnassus Nump, 2011 The linear notes on “A Strange Mint” read as follows: “a title created by mucking about with some recordings of organic and man-made materials interacting; fashioning them into something yet undiscovered, a hybrid of the natural and the synthetic, minting a new sound and form in the process”. Well, Mr Broaddus textural…

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John Broaddus – Afield


Release data: John Broaddus – Afield DIGITAL DOWNLOAD, Parnassusnump Records, 2011 After seven years of silence, US ambient composer John Broaddus brings us “Afield”, which offers an adventurous journey into sound processing within the concept of minimal ambient. The seeds for this recording are found in various field recordings made in Los Angeles, San Francisco and Paris, which Mr Broaddus initially made for their intrinsic…

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John Broaddus – 4 at 18


Release data: John Broaddus – 4 at 18 CD, Parnassusnump Records, 2003 I had the privilege to have been a demo-listener for this recording while it was in progress. The music then had some hard edges and coulduse some more depth, but now that the cd is released officially one can discern he did some further fine-tuning of the soundsculptures. There still are traces of…

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