Harold Budd: Avalon Sutra (2xCD, Darla, February 2014)

This is very much a release of two halves. (Actually, it’s a re-release, for its tenth birthday.) The first disc is a collection of short chamber pieces, 14 of them totalling 46 minutes. They take in a range of influences, from English pastoral (there is one track that reminds me of Vaughan Williams) to Middle Eastern […]