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Ariel Kalma is the kind of musician that collectors live their lives to find at the bottom of a dollar record bin, and the kind who fellow musicians hope to become. He is a composer who worked on the periphery of a fringe movement, whose early adherents have recently seen an explosion in popularity...

- Vivian Hua,

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Magical 70s

Imagining The Dreaming

A lot happened during my formative 70s: improvising in churches, alt-rock bands, 74-75 India by land, a cathedral, Studios GRM. I was quietly recording my compositions, stored for 45 years on analog ¼” tapes, then digitized and remastered. What a journey!

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1. Entrance Delay Short, 8:23, 2 stacked keyboards, modified drum machine, looping delays, The Muse, 1977

2. War Tribe, 1:55, tribal trance before war mixed with synthesizer and echo recorder. Osmose leftover !977

3. 116 GRM, 7:42, 1978 at the GRM studio. Monk Improvises with his (!) stereo guitar and Ariel a toy guitar!

4. Saz Harmo, 5:35, wah wah saz from Turkey tries  indian rhythms (!) and a friend learning  tablas, 1976

5. Storm On The Lake, 3:44, GRM 1978 (Bosendorfer) a real storm with the stormy piano ‘Ballade sur le lac’

6. Jump Julien, 8:41, improvised in a church, France, 1976, on St Julien du Sault electric wind harmonium