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Ariel Kalma is the kind of musician that collectors live their lives to find at the bottom of a dollar record bin, and the kind who fellow musicians hope to become. He is a composer who worked on the periphery of a fringe movement, whose early adherents have recently seen an explosion in popularity...

- Vivian Hua, redefinemag.com

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If you've never heard Ariel Kalma's music in any shape or form the good news is you can basically start anywhere in his catalogue of music to immediately get a feel for this incredibly gifted musician. - You can also hear complete songs and purchase his albums at http://www.ariel-kalma.bandcamp.com

- Ryan Sparks

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Ariel is talented, creative, full of heart and humour, mastering many instruments and mixing and blending them in a unique way. I am a fan! And have been for the last 39 Years!!!

- Margot Anand

"Your music and sound worlds have been deeply inspiring to me for some time…more recently helping with some difficult times, sounds that reveal the wonder and awe of our living planet. Many thanks!

- Gregory Hagan

 

 

 
Make Peace
Make Peace
Gliders In Motion
Gliders In Motion
Osmose Vol. 4
Osmose Vol. 4
Pensando en la inmortalidad del cangrejo
Pensando en la inmortalidad del cangrejo
Archives Jam Sessions
Archives Jam Sessions
Saxophonics Vol. 1
Saxophonics Vol. 1
Spirited Beats
Spirited Beats
Angel Music to Dream by
Angel Music to Dream by
poesie en musique
Poesie en musique
Magical 80s
Magical 80s
Space-time Out
Space-time Out
Music To Dream 2
Music To Dream 2
Odd Ones
Odd Ones
Reflections In A Cathedral
Reflections In A Cathedral
Magical 70s
Magical 70s
Maui Postcard
Maui Postcard
Metamorphantasy
Metamorphantasy
ExPERIMENTAL
ExPERIMENTAL
Sound Bath One
Sound Bath One
Elan Vital
Elan Vital
Music to Love By
Music to Love By
Meditation To Dream By
Meditation To Dream By
Voices No Words
Voices No Words
I Am With You
I Am With You
Oasis Music To Dream By
Oasis Music To Dream By
Reverie Music To Dream By
Reverie Music To Dream By
Pillars of Light
Pillars of Light
Unearthed Flutes
Unearthed Flutes
Notes Above Land
Notes Above Land
Antivirus Music
Antivirus Music
Corona Insola
Corona Insola
Bindu
Bindu
In My Dreams
In My Dreams
Saxoridoo
Saxoridoo
Rainbow Dreamwalker
Rainbow Dreamwalker
Ambient Zeitgeist
Ambient Zeitgeist
Keep Calm and Breathe
Keep Calm and Breathe
See You Up There
See You Up There
Dervish Wish
Dervish Wish
Music for Quiet Times
Music for Quiet Times
Birds Dreaming
Birds Dreaming
Astral Dreams
Astral Dreams
Mainly Mental
Mainly Mental
Concerts 2019
Concerts 2019
Energy Archives
Energy Archives
Tantric Sax
Tantric Sax
Intemporel
Intemporel
Moonlight Suite
Moonlight Suite
Archives Portasound 1981
Archives Portasound 1981
Osmose III
Osmose III
AndroGene 2018
AndroGene 2018
Eternalia
Eternalia
Rue de la Gaite
Rue de la Gaite 70s
Astral-Cathedral
Astral-Cathedral
Sarasvati Planet Ariel
Sarasvati Planet Ariel
1985 Kula Blackhole
1985 Kula Blackhole
Confidential
Confidential
Never Mind
Never Mind
Dream Stars
Dream Stars
Ascend Descend
Ascend Descend
1978 Delirium GRM
1978 Delirium GRM
Au Mage Manege
Au Mage Manege
Rainbow Remix
Rainbow Remix
Planet Air
Planet Air
Space Shift
Space Shift
Interfrequence
Interfrequence
Musique Pour le Reve et l'Amour
Musique Pour le Reve et l'Amour
Meditation in the Forest
Meditation in the Forest
Reallusions
Reallusions
We Know Each Other Somehow
We Know Each Other Somehow
An Evolutionary Music
An Evolutionary Music
Yo Yo A New Man
Yo Yo A New Man
Yo Yo Homme Nouveau
Yo Yo Homme Nouveau
Galactica Electronica
Galactica Electronica
Lazy Lizard
Lazy Lizard
Chillout India
Chillout India
Osmose
Osmose
Osmose
Osmose 2
Chansons d’Esprit
Chansons d’Esprit
Spirit Dancer
Spirit Dancer
Flowing Dreams
Flowing Dreams
Serenity
Serenity
My sax, my love
My sax, my love
Le Temps des Moissons
Le Temps des Moissons
Flute for the Soul
Flute for the Soul
Endless Breath
Endless Breath
Open Like a Flute, Vol 1
Open Like a Flute, Vol 1
Open Like a Flute, Vol 2
Open Like a Flute, Vol 2
 
 

The Closest Thing to Silence

   
 

All Compositions by Ariel Kalma, Jeremiah Chiu, and Marta Sofia Honer.

Written, recorded, and edited in Los Angeles, USA and Mullumbimby, Australia, August 2022–August 2023. Additional archival recordings from Ina GRM, Paris, FR (1976-80) courtesy of Ariel Kalma.

released February 2, 2024

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Ariel's Other Latest Releases:

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December 2023
 
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October 2023   November 2023
Osmose 4   Gliders In Motion
 

Birds of all kinds, frogs, crickets, ocean, melodies from synthesizer, keyboards, guitar and various effects…
A fascinating dreaming!

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Silent empty open space and the mystery of gliding through clouds…

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September 2023   September 2023
Pensando en la inmortalidad del cangrejo   Archives Jam Sessions
 

Thinking about the immortality of the crab… This is about daydreaming,contemplation, wandering freely into The Dream... I hope this music album will lead you to.. nowhere…

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Amateurs – or pros - I loved recording! I carry portable devices, and now I have tools and know how, here are some memorable moments with many gifted musician friends over the (many) years around the world.

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January 2023   April 2023
Spirited Beats   Saxophonics Vol 1
 

A polyrythmic delight! Ariel composed for the Music Mosaic label created with  Ama Kalma, life companion and manager:  music-mosaic.com.  Here is an edited version of the  rhythmic tracks. Some other tracks are in Ariel’s Saxoridoo album

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I blow. I am blown. Breath takes me, I am gone into a spirited world where taking risks means no harm. I blow. I am blown. Spirit of The Wind, I butterfly into sound perfumes under a moonlight sky.

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December 2022   November 2022
Angel Music to Dream By   Poesie en Musique Vol 1
 

Light as a feather, dreaming like an angel in the wind… Very slow music for relaxation, meditation, yoga, and day dreaming

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From Despair to Ecstasy: Poems originally written between 1964 and 2010 (but mostly 70s), and accompanied by Ariel’s music. Made with a Revox (plus sound on sound technique) – Several forgotten archives on analog tapes, then digitalized and remastered

Du desepoir a l’extase... Ces poemes furent ecrits entre 1964 et 2010 (principalement annees 70s) et mises en musique d’Ariel, partant parfois d’un simple Revox (avec re-re) – Archives oubliees en bandes analogues pendant 40 ans, puis digitaliser et remasteriser…

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October 2022   September 2022
Magical 80s   Space - Time Out
 

No wonder I was called a Flying Boy: I barely touched the ground… composing Space Music, living frugally, and participating or assisting Human Potential workshops between Paris and everywhere else!

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Sounds are inside my head when I sense the Cosmos. Are they real, or an aural illusion bringing Peace and Space inside my head?

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September 2022   June 2022
Music To Dream 2   Odd Ones
 

When we go inside, un-hurried, when frequencies heal instead of agitate, when melodies harmonise with our soul, instruments and voice seem to tune to each other, buffering our life with peace and quiet.

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Ariel is a sound lover: he gets sounds effects from anything: a generator, a keyboard, a flute or a sophisticated synth, he carves mysterious universes where anything is possible!

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May 2022   April 2022
Reflections in a Cathedral   Magical 70s
 

New York 1976 – Life gave me Trust - India gave me the foundation. Electronics the means. Reflection quietness. Jazz the freedom, Rock the guts. Those early recordings show progress and hiccups in my drone and repetitive keyboard skills …!

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A lot happened during my formative 70s: improvising in churches, alt-rock bands, 74-75 India by land, a cathedral, Studios GRM. I was quietly recording my compositions, stored for 45 years on analog ¼” tapes, then digitized and remastered. What a journey!

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March 2022   April 2022
MetaMorphantasty   Maui Postcard
 

Transformation is action. Caterpillar trusts into being reborn, yet it does not really know. Do we?

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Ariel spent much time on Maui with family and friends, playing jazz, reggae, and after buying studio equipment, recording for himself. Music was not released until much later from Australia.

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November 2021   December 2021
Sound Bath One   ExPERiMENTAL
 

These cleansing frequencies can induce a sense of deep relaxation. Find a comfortable position, smell the rose and fall into the universe in a regenerating sound journey!

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Think About It
In the 70’s Ariel had only a few possibilities to alter his sounds: overdubs, phaser, flanger, so he experimented lots… still does! Here are some of his explorations.

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September 2021   October 2021
Music to Love By   Elan Vital
 

Love is everywhere! Relaxing music for stargazing, cooking, massage, driving, romance, daydreaming... all of the above!

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Vital Force Uplifting Life
Henri Bergson, French philosophe, described Élan Vital as ‘self-organisation of things in an increasingly complex manner’. 

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June 2021   August 2021
Voices No Words   Meditation To Dream By
 

Without lyrics, singing becomes pure, even spiritual. There is a sense of unending relaxation, freedom, to express emotions hidden behind words.

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Soothe the mind and disappear - Floating sounds to accompany deep relaxations and sitting meditation.
Mini sax, flute, drones-created harmonics, synthesizers, keyboards, bells and Tibetan bowls. 

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April 2021   May 2021
Oasis Music To Dream By   I Am With You
 

Floating Electronica

Easy glissade into silence, the inner world below the surface of appearances.

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Musical Poetry - Poesie Musicale  

Meaningful spiritual songs to soothe the mind and poetry to soothe the soul. A wonderful journey. 

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March 2021   April 2021
Pillars of Light   Reverie Music To Dream By
 

73 minutes of Ambient Space Music  for Delightenment

For years these melodies have haunted me. - I recorded many variations along the years. Based on the chords C A F D F E G, they are easy to follow on any instrument… I recorded many variations along the years. Here are some of them. (Play your own variation?)

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Another album from the series ‘Music To Dream By’  

Hypnotic tracks start a journey to quietness, relaxation and silence… bon voyage!


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February 2021   February 2021
Notes Above Land   Unearthed Flutes
 

Recordings from 1995 US/Canada preparation tour 'We Know Each Other Somehow ' by FRKWYS

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Uncanny sounds, unusual scales, infectious borderline polyrhythmic grooves, inspiration from far away cultures. With flutes and synthetic flute sounds…

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Ariel Kalma's latest compendium of 4 LPs (vinyls):

French Archives Vol. III

A shredded selection coming from different times: weird and ethnic sounds, warm electronic waves, jazz and rythmic approaches, everything is held together by a unique taste that pursue passion and curiosity. Music speaks about itself through itself. 

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French Archives Vol. II

An absolutely astounding accomplishment, the second 4 LP Box set diving into previously unreleased material  - 'French Archives Vol. II' - is a mind-melting immersion into the composer and saxophonist's radical experiments and stunning ambient harmonics made between 1974 and 1985. 


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