Todd Fletcher – Arcane Energies


Release data: Todd Fletcher – Arcane Energies CD-r/DIGITAL DOWNLOAD, Microrelease/Editions100, 2001 “Arcane Energies” is the first release by Arizona resident Todd Fletcher on his Microrelease label with six longer tracks of around 8-9 minutes each. Todd describes the outcome as “a combination of desert atmospheres of “Star” with the dense rhythmic interplay of the album “Byzantium”. The music is characterized by beautifully low (Synaesthesia-like) bass…

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Todd Fletcher – Star


Release data: Todd Fletcher – Star CD, Arya, 1996 A lot of quality stuff can be found in the genre of ambient soundscape music next to loads of mediocre and amateurish work. This 1996 release by Arizona-based composer Todd Fletcher is one of the few from his catalogue that made it to a factory-pressed cd. Although “Star”, a fine aural excursion into desert ambiences, doesn’t…

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Todd Fletcher – Byzantium


Release data: Todd Fletcher – Byzantium CD/CD-R/DIGITAL DOWNLOAD, Private Release, 1994/2002 “Byzantium” was originally put out as a real cd, and saw a re-release as the fourth cd-r album on the Mr Fletchers own Microrelease label (which appears defunct now). “Byzantium” is a 69-minute instrumental album clearly reflecting the composers growing fascination with Middle Eastern music. Singular sound atmospheres, samples and dense rhythmic interplay shape…

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