THE UNANSWERED QUESTION (CLOUD-BASED BLISS)


Posted on September 11th, by legrandfromage in art, life, magazine, music. Comments Off on THE UNANSWERED QUESTION (CLOUD-BASED BLISS)

delaney_allen

Is it weird if I talk to you about my funeral music right now?

When I first heard ‘The Unanswered Question’ by Charles Yves a couple of years ago, I thought it was a perfect tune for a funeral. This last summer, I’ve mainly listened to it while happily looking at clouds, thinking of nothing.

I aim to do the same on my next plane ride out sunny side USA soon. After my quota of cloud-based bliss has been filled, I will also be dozing off to SLEEP, a newly released eight-hour lullaby by Max Richter, while slumped against my lovely wife.

Speaking of Mr. Richter, the fine folks of FACT Magazine have asked Mr. Max to compose an exclusive mix, and whaddayaknow … it opens with ‘The Unanswered Question’, billowing into Bach, Philip Glass, Cat power and more. I highly recommend it for your next commute, reading session or time spent in or above the clouds.

You can download it for free right here.

FACT mix 512 – Max Richter (Sep ’15) by Fact Mix Archive on Mixcloud

If you want to check out more by Max Richter, my favourite Richter piece ever is his recomposed version of Vivaldi.

Image above, as below, by Allen Delaney.

11280572_874350569318421_1357583518_n

Related Posts with Thumbnails



Comments Closed

Comments are closed.



KNOTORYUS TALKS TO BRECHT VANDENBROUCKE ABOUT ‘ART IS COMIC’ AT MIMA

Allow me to paint you a picture. The wildly talented visual artist and illustrator Brecht Vandenbroucke has had his work splashed over anything from...

WHAT KNOTORYUS SAW AT “SHOW 2017” THE HAGUE

The Royal Academy of Fine Art The Hague’s Fashion & Textile Department held its annual graduate show this weekend and you know we were...

THE 1ST CALVIN KLEIN EYEWEAR COLLECTION BY RAF SIMONS IS HERE

Our fellow countryman Raf Simons, who took home both Mens- and Womenswear Designer of the Year 2017 CFDA Awards for his collections at Calvin Klein a...

BELGIAN VIDEOS TO BE HERE FOR: DARRELL COLE & COELY

2017 has already proven to be a great year for Belgian hip hop with artists like Hamza and Damso -whose rise in particular seems unstoppable...

PLAY THIS EXCLUSIVE ANTWERP FASHION DEPARTMENT SHOW2017 SOUNDTRACK

This weekend, we got to witness a piece of fashion history as the biggest group of masters ever graduated from the Royal Academy of...

IKEA COLLABORATES WITH OFF-WHITE & DONDA’S VIRGIL ABLOH

Looks like it’s finally happening, folks!

Remember a little over a year ago when Kanye was spotted at the Swedish IKEA HQ and everybody was speculating about...

SOULWAX – “DO YOU WANT TO GET INTO TROUBLE?” (WATCH)

Fresh off the already classic Soulwax album “FROM DEEWEE” (you’re still replaying this record like it’s paying the rent, right?) comes the amped-up new video for the track “Do...

JOIN KNOTORYUS AT ROYAL ACADEMY OF ART THE HAGUE’S “SHOW 2017”

As is custom around this time of year, we’re all eagerly awaiting the Royal Academy of Fine Arts – Antwerp Fashion Department show (which is...

KNOTORYUS TALKS TO AVENUE FOUNDER LINA FREDRIKSSON ABOUT HER VERY OWN ADIDAS SNEAKER, HYPE VS INNOVATION AND THE ‘MEH’ OF THE RESELLER

If you’d do a poll among young fashion killers on IG or Snapchat and ask them what item they’d mostly like to release carrying...

MOMO SOLO EXHIBITION “BEST PICTURE” AT ALICE GALLERY

Unlike the weather, you can always count on our faves over at ALICE Gallery to warm the depths of your heart. This time, they bring...

WATCH AMANDLA STENBERG CROON IN SELF-DIRECTED & EDITED VIDEO FOR “LET MY BABY STAY”

Amandla Stenberg decided that ready or not, it’s time to fully inform the world that next to acting, writing and showing the next generation how...

BEST OF THE ANTWERP + BRUSSELS STOCK SALES

There’s no sensation quite like picking up an item of discounted clothing from your fave Belgian designer, staring ahead both misty-eyed and blank-eyed while...

JOIN KNOTORYUS AT THE ANTWERP FASHION DEPARTMENT’S “SHOW2017” + “EXPO2017”

How do you measure a year? Is it in 525,600 minutes or the time before and after the Fashion Department of the Royal Academy...

5 LESSONS FROM REI KAWAKUBO TO PREPARE YOU FOR #METKAWAKUBO

#METKAWAKUBO hovers over all of us like an oversized, oblong-shaped Comme cloud and I’m ready for the deluge. The show will feature pieces from...

JOIN KNOTORYUS AT THE RAF SIMONS 2017 ANTWERP STOCK SALE

Raf Simons has announced a new Antwerp archive and stock sale from Wednesday May 10 till Saturday May 13 and the acolytes are buzzing. If...