With "Meditationen 1/2" Wolfram Spyra releases one of the most beautiful electronic CDs of the new year. I only knew him from his short contribution to the "First decade" sampler of the MANIKIN label. All the more positive was my impression of these long pieces.
Already the opener consists of gentle and at the same time very sparse sound waves without rhythm background, reminiscent of autumnal foggy days by the sea. The impression is reinforced by rippling drops and a brittle piano melody in the last third of the piece, until the surf, bongo sounds and bird calls create a paradoxical mood at the end. [more]