Welcome to the sixty-ninth iteration of the Haiku Music Challenge, hosted by Naviar Records.
I’m always excited when I have the chance to share a poem written by a regular participant in our music challenge. The haiku of the week is by John Hinks (aka FlownBlue), a prolific and talented composer who since last year has been participating in the Haiku Music Challenge almost every week. Aside from his solo project, John is also involved in three improvising duos: Windfall Light (with Jim Tetlow), Abstract Blue (with Kevin Buckland) and Light Fragments (with Steve Escott).
Magnolia in full bloom . . .
But waking I find
a chill November morning
Fifteen tracks were inspired by John’s poem, and here’s my selection for The Haiku Foundation:
Track: a chill november morning
Artist: Daniel Diaz
Multi-instrumentalist Daniel Diaz composed a beautiful and immersive sonic experience inspired by John’s haiku.
Artist: Rocco Saviano, Henrik Meierkord & Marco Lucchi
Here’s a collaboration between 3 extremely talented artists.
Rocco Saviano: electric guitar
Henrik Meierkord: cello and double bass
Marco Lucchi: analog synth
Track: magnolia in full bloom . . .
I love Tunnelwater’s electronic soundscapes, and in my opinion this is one of his finest creations.
Thank you for listening. Next week we’ll be listening to music inspired by Michael Dudley:
off the snow-piled roof
gusts of ghosts
The deadline to submit your track is 9 December. To find out more and participate, please visit the Naviar Records site.