In July 2016 The Vinyl Factory and Music for Architecture released Dialogues, a limited edition vinyl-only album showcasing the ongoing architectural and sonic collaborations that have been developed over the last decade between music composer Peter Adjaye aka AJ Kwame and his brother, the award winning architect David Adjaye OBE.
This album explores the creative process of the two brothers’ collaborations; each track corresponds to a piece of work by David Adjaye and traverses the intersection between music and architecture, between sound and space. It is a series of site specific architecture and sound collaborations that spans from Reflections of a Golden Dream, the soundscape for the Stephen Lawrence Centre in Deptford, through to Three Views of Light which forms part of the Genesis Pavilion in Miami, Florida.
The project examines the creative relationship between David and Peter, and the profound inter-connection between the human experience of architectural structures and the musical journey. Throughout history, this connection has been explored and commented on, from medieval architects, through to Renaissance designers. Dialogues looks to re-establish and further this link between the two disciplines.
Publisher: The Vinyl Factory, Music for Architecture Cover Artwork: Adjyae Associates Details: Pressed on two heavyweight 180-gram black vinyl records, housed in a bespoke bronze inner sleeve, gatefold sleeve features a hand-drawn bronze foiled image by David Adjaye includes a 16 page stitched booklet Release Date: July 15, 2016
Side A ‘Darkest Light’ – Elektra House ‘Reflections of a Golden Dream’- Stephen Lawrence Centre ‘Footprints in 3 suites’ – Horizon Pavilion
Side B ‘PeaceSphere’ – Nobel Peace Centre, Nobel Field ‘Patterns’– Ideas Stores
Side C ‘Journey to the One’ – Upper Rooms ‘Three Views of Light’ – Genesis Pavilion
Side D ‘Dirty House Music’ – Dirty House ‘Chromatic Fantasy’ – Your Black Horizon Art Pavilion ‘Echoes’ – Asymmetric Chamber
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