This video from german musician Alva Noto reminds me both The Cure’s Pornography sleeve and Peter Saville’s work for Joy Division’s Unknown pleasures.
Listen today to the music of young Berlin-based composer Nils Frahm. His poignant music combining classical and electronic music reminds me Arvo Pärt compositions.
Nils’ father was a photographer and created many covers for ECM Records (Edition of Contemporary Music, created in 1969), the famous german visionary label. It’s no mistake that Arvo Pärt is one of the artist of ECM. We’ve come full circle.
Please discover the followings:
ECM is well known for the minimalist design of its covers (something new in the 70′), here:
Listen and watch « Says » a Nils Frahm wonderful composition here
Listen to « My heart’s in the Highlands » from Arvo Pärt (below)
« Window steps » cover above make me think of some Peter Saville designs for Joy Division. Below the « Unknown pleasures » cover for Joy Division, by Peter Saville, 1979