Imaginary Landscape, a project by Hans-Dieter Schmidt
„In his album „Nothing left behind“ Hans-Dieter Schmidt continues the idea of „Cinematic Ambient“, which he already arranged in his cooperation with Michael Brückner as the duo „Bridge to Imla“ in the CD „Radiant Sea“. Deep drones embedded in neoclassic arrangements of strings interweaved with field recordings result in a soundscape of a fictive movie At „Nothing left behind“ this is the dark apocalytptic vision of the human end. After the planet Earth has been wiped out, nothing remains from human existence.
“… In one of the countless billions galaxies of the universe lies a medium-sized star…”
Only a small, black flake. If you have eyes to see. Or a heart that feels.
“And one of its satellites, a green, insignificant planet …”
Empty, white, garish
“…is now dead.”
Silence. There is nothing left. Nothing has remained. As it was in the beginning. At the beginning of all times. Desert ...
From Michael Avallone, „Beneath the planet of the apes”
released September 7, 2019
Composed, performed, mixed and mastered 2019 by Hans-Dieter Schmidt
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