"A Brief History of Light" is a concept album by the skilled musician Amir
Baghiri, which was established with the help of a few co-composers, a
vocalist on one track and guest-musician Max Corbacho, who lend a hand on
the opening track. The cd kicks off with the dynamic "Falling Star", which
featured quite a heavy dance beat, before we move into the great sequencing
and soundscapes of the engaging "Cosmic Axis". More floating textures follow
in the very nice tracks "Ghosts of the Dark Wood" and "Between Shadows and
Fog", which beautifully realm in sort-of Steve Roach territory. The ten
minute "Origins of Light" is another atmospheric outing with mesmerizing,
deep sound worlds, fx's, vocal samples and a slow sequence, in which more
trance rhythms pop in halfway. "Asphalt Wolf" is next, a four minute trance
dance track with lots of fx's, moving into "Princes of Light", which has
some vocals. The realm in this and the following tracks is overall chill-out.
It's difficult to describe the music on this album, so you best check out the sound clips
Amir Baghiri is one of the electronica and ambient music world's premier electro-tribal sound designers! With over 28 solo CDs, many collaborations with other artists and several film scores Amir is an international recording and performing artist and multi-instrumentalist who creates deep, emotional and very mystical soundworlds.
He has been composing music since 1980, during his time at school and university Amir was the founder and keyboard player of a band called Red Fly, later he played keyboards and percussion in the CBS Recordings, and award winning, free jazz band The Pygmies. This band performed at several well known places and festivals across Asia.
Amir is also composing for many different mediums, his work includes beautiful orchestral soundtracks and sonic transformations for feature films, commercials and documentaries, he augments his high energetic electronica compositions with ancient fractal grooves and magical created soundworlds.