Genre/Influences: Ambient-Electro, Experimental.
Format: Digital, CD.
Background/Info: Pieter Gyselinck active under the Music For Installations moniker already released an album on Wool-E Discs’ ‘Belgian NeuMusik’-series and now contributed with this recording to the Littl’Antenna roster featuring the fifth release in this series of Ambient live recordings.
Content: The work features 10 songs holding on the main ingredients of the “Fractions Of Unity” album. The compositions remain a mishmash of Ambient-Electro, Experimental music and some soundtrack passages. It all sounds like the artist used –or mixed some field recordings in his work, sometimes moving on the edge of Dark-Ambient (cf. “Synesthesia 5”). But the main part of the work clearly sounds as an exploration of ambient territories, which can be interrupted by deep, blasting sound treatments (cf. “Hirsilä (Reflection)”). The work ends with a rather astral sounding atmosphere.
+ + + : The album features a great diversity, which holds on the attraction and creates a surprising effect –especially when exploring darker sound fields. The production reveals some exceptional sound treatments, which are mainly emerging at “Hirsilä (Reflection)” and “Synesthesia 5”. The Experimental touch of the work makes the difference with most familiar projects from these Ambient-Electro releases.
– – – : There’re a few cool cuts featured at the album, but none of them reach a total climax.
Conclusion: Music For Installations reveals a rather open-minded Ambient-Elector spectrum.
Best songs: “Hirsilä (Reflection)”, “Synesthesia 5”, “Melancholia”.