Welcome to the third iteration of the Haiku Music Challenge, hosted by Naviar Records.
This week we set
the bush comes alive
with dreamtime stories
by the Australian/Indian poet Madhuri Pillai. Pillai discovered haiku in 2011, and since then her work has been published in many major international haiku journals. Apart from her love of books and writing, she is a passionate advocate for animal and human rights.
Madhuri’s evocative haiku inspired twenty compositions. Here are three of our favourites:
Track: night wind
The minimalist approach and hypnotic melody in night wind by Polish artist Oxebe evoke dreamlike memories. The result is a captivating and soothing composition:
Track: The Forest, Awake
Genre: field recording, ambient
By combining natural sounds and ambient textures, Cetus recreates the mood and atmosphere of Madhuri’s haiku using sounds:
Track: Dreamtime Stories
We conclude our selection with a nocturnal electronic piece by British artist ikjoyce:
Next week we’ll be posting music inspired by the following haiku by Lorin Ford:
the pull of a planet
The deadline to submit your track is 6 February. To find out more and participate, visit the Naviar Records site.