… music of vision

“Black Marks”


“Black Marks” was inspired by a vision,
I had, when I visited Cola de Caballo,
The Horse’s Tail,
a huge waterfall in North Mexico,
and later the sounds
of big black birds in San Felipe,
which only sing
around 4 – 5 o’clock in the morning.

I recorded everything on DAT.

I had to make the sound of the image
of the big, white water surface,
which the birds flapped in and out of
and apparently
left their black marks in the white foam
when they stayed hanging
for a moment.
That became “Sorte Spor” – “Black Marks”.

“Sea Lights”

“Sea Lights” is a vision,
I had during a meditation.
I undertake a journey
down through the waves of the sea
and after a while,
I find myself on a large illuminated place
at the bottom of the sea.
The sound of the waves has faded away,
I only sense the big black arch
which encircles the space,
I am in.
The light is soft, foggy verdigris-green.
And in the middle of the place
stands a big house.
It most resembles a giant barn.
Without windows.
The silence is great.
I rest a while
in emptyness.
On the journey back through the waves,
I hear the same calling sounds,
as I heard on the journey down.

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