Welcome to the eighty-third iteration of the Haiku Music Challenge, hosted by Naviar Records.
John Hinks, aka FlownBlue, is a prolific and talented composer, and a regular participant in the Haiku Music Challenge. 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).
A dull Summer day . . .
A white gull glides overhead,
brightens up my mood
Ten tracks were made in response to John’s haiku, and here’s my selection for The Haiku Foundation
Track: Year 11
Artist: Hard Wired
Let’s start with an upbeat electronic composition created by Norfolk-based artist Hard Wired:
Track: Dull Summer Mood
Immersive and evocative, this soundscape by Seramind perfectly captures the mood of John’s poem:
Track: A white gull glides
This haunting electronic track by 33per evolves gradually, thanks to the combination of carefully-crafted ambient layers.
Thank you for listening. Next week we’ll be selecting music inspired by Arii Shokyu-Ni:
having a dream
is part of the job . . .
rain in spring
The deadline to submit your track is 28 July. To find out more and participate, please visit the Naviar Records site.