Unseen Worlds by Laurie Spiegel, released 18 January 2019 1. Three Sonic Spaces I 2. Three Sonic Spaces II 3. Three Sonic Spaces III 4. Finding Voice 5. The Hollows 6. Two Archetypes: Hall of Mirrors - I 7. Two Archetypes: Hurricane's Eye – II 8. Sound Zones 9. Riding the Storm 10. Strand of Life ("Viroid") 11. From a Harmonic Algorithm 12. Passage Laurie Spiegel’s second full-length album, Unseen Worlds, arrived just over ten years after her debut album
When Laurie Spiegel first released her computer-crafted compositions on her 1980 debut, The Expanding Universe went mostly unheard. But when New York sound-art label Unseen Worlds reissued her debut in 2012, 32 years later, the material resonated with a new generation of fans. I wonder what it would have been like if there had been this kind of positive interest in the music and technology when it was new, she mused to The Wall Street Journal.
Laurie Spiegel – Unseen Worlds. Label: Aesthetic Engineering – Aesthetic Engineering 11001-2 digital, Aesthetic Engineering – Æ 11001-2, Aesthetic Engineering – AE 11001-2. Format: CD, Album, Reissue. The above tracklist is printed on rear.
Essential reissues of the innovative US composer's first two albums. In those decades, Philip Glass and Steve Reich were her contemporaries in the close-knit experimental scene of downtown New York.
The jaw-dropping ’Unseen Worlds’ was first released on CD in 1991 by Scarlet Records, but the label went defunct soon after, leaving Laurie seeing to any further pressings. Perhaps understandably, that scarcity is probably because nobody wants to sell.
Laurie Spiegel's second full-length album, Unseen Worlds, arrived just over ten years after her debut album.
Play full-length songs from Unseen Worlds by Laurie Spiegel on your phone, computer and home audio system with Napster. Label: Unseen Worlds.
Laurie Spiegel (born September 20, 1945 in Chicago) is an American composer. She has worked at Bell Laboratories, in computer graphics, and is known primarily for her electronic-music compositions and her algorithmic composition software Music Mouse. She also plays the guitar and lute. Spiegel was seen by some as a pioneer of the New York new-music scene. She withdrew from this scene in the early 1980s, believing that its focus had shifted from artistic process to product