The musician behind Tonal Assembly is Dutchman Taede A. Smedes who I know as a frequent and enthusiast visitor of electronic music festivals. I didn’t know he also made music for various years that sees its official appearance as the album “Lost and Found in Imaginary Landscapes” released in spring 2019.
Taede’s sonic creations are contemporary, warm and accessible, mixing influences of classic Jarre and some of Vangelis flavours with ‘80’s synth-music to a positive, cohesive and emotive-driven whole. For me, Taede’s colourful music flies high especially on “Beyond Words”, the vibrant “Runner’s High” and the evocative closing piece “Fragility”. All in all, “Lost and Found in Imaginary Landscapes” will appeal and be loved by a wide Em-audience. Nice going, Taede!
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