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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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Birds Dreaming

Voices from Australia Music from The Cosmos

From the rhythmic emu to rainforest night birds, Ariel is always inspired by bird songs of all kinds; he just has to tune his instruments to various recordings and magic happens… This relaxing album highlights birds skills to trance us into cosmic realms.

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  1. Emu Drum Dance, 3:49 - Flightless bird, emus have a pouch in their throat which is used for communication. They make deep booming, drumming, and grunting sounds. Can you recognise it from the hand percussions?

  2. Soleil Levant, 3 :36 - Early morning beautiful day,  hot, slow moving air… Ariel tuned his instruments to the birds and flew with them in a dream.

  3. Mystery Om, 5:41 - Resonating bird song meditation about flying through frequencies from the cosmos

  4. Canada Dream Forest, 5:50 - Recorded in a British Columbia forest and mixed with Ariel’s Live setup and effects on a dream about Ariel’s song ‘Welcome Home’

  5. Birds Alap, 5:31 - a saxophone reverie accompany the dreams of the birds
     
  6. Space Forest, 6:10 - conversation between joyous birds, saxophone, a flute and pulsing keyboards

  7. Sonhos Passaros (meaning Birds Dreaming), 18:54 - Mystery of the forest with guitar, synthesiser and keyboards tuned with the birds