Aukai is a Hawaiian word that means traveler and that’s just what multi-instrumentalist Markus Sieber does on this expansive yet intimate set of world music chamber pieces.
As Aukai, Markus Sieber has created a world chamber music album full of exotic colors and pastoral meditations.
Kiasmos is a project of ambient chamber music composer Olafur Arnalds and fellow icelander Janus Rasmussen. They combine techno and classical sensibilities in a melodic electronic music.
On her new album, Echoes in the Dreamtime, Miranda Lee Richards deploys folk sounds through delayed guitars and psychedelic hues.