The new album from Brian Eno — Reflection — is out now on iTunes. The brilliant album consists of one unbroken 54 minute track.

 

Reflection is the latest work in a long series. It started (as far as record releases are concerned) with Discreet Music in 1975 ( — or did it start with the first Fripp and Eno album in 1973? Or did it start with the first original piece of music I ever made, at Ipswich Art School in 1965 — recordings of a metal lampshade slowed down to half and quarter speed, all overlaid?)

Anyway, it’s the music that I later called ‘Ambient’. I don’t think I understand what that term stands for anymore — it seems to have swollen to accommodate some quite unexpected bedfellows — but I still use it to distinguish it from pieces of music that have fixed duration and rhythmically connected, locked together elements.”…Read More



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