Tag Archives: Jon Durant

STEPHAN THELEN – Fractal Guitar 3

February 9, 2023

MoonJune 2022 Another sound-bending journey towards infinite discovery of fantastic forms concealed in a sea of ordered noise. It’s about time Stephan Thelen’s coterie started fretting about his sanity because, having designed the “fractal guitar” technique, the Swiss arist opened … Continue reading

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FRACTAL SEXTET – Fractal Sextet

September 28, 2022

Alchemy 2022 Bending the boundaries of hexagonal logic, international ensemble find fresh colors in familiar shapes and add lines to previously unseen forms. When Stephan Thelen’s arrived on the scene in 2019, the Swiss composer seemed to have discovered an … Continue reading

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BURNT BELIEF – Mutual Isolation

November 8, 2021

Alchemy 2021 Post-rock transfer of imaginary reality to the here and now turns into breathtaking emotional landscape. There was no sense of closure when arrived in 2016 as a final chapter of a project that Jon Durant and Colin Edwin … Continue reading

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August 10, 2021

Alchemy 2021 Looking for a path to take them to the other side of midnight, a pair of guitar avant-gardists embark upon a celestial journey. If two masters of minimalistic approach to music join their forces, would their combined effort … Continue reading

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October 14, 2020

Alchemy 2020 Between Boston and Riisipere, two kindred spirits and their coterie embark on a penumbral trip with a one-way ticket stuck to guitar cases. American Jon Durant and Estonian Robert Jürjendal have been admiring each other’s oeuvre for quite … Continue reading

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