In Conversation

Revisiting Harold Budd

Episode Summary

This week we are revisiting one of our favorite episodes with composer and musician, Harold Budd! Over the course of his career, Budd has written stunning solo compositions, such as his 1978 harp and choir infused album, The Pavilion of Dreams. He also crafted the groundbreaking ambient records, The Pearl and Ambient 2: The Plateaux of Mirror, with Brian Eno. Other collaborations include projects with the Cocteau Twins, David Sylvian and Daniel Lanois. In our conversation with Budd, he touches upon his days in the army with Albert Ayler, his love for the immediacy of the California Space and Light Movement, the moment he knew he wanted a life in music, and much, much more!

Episode Notes

Harold Budd In Conversation with Alejandro Cohen and Mark McNeill

This week we are revisiting one of our favorite episodes with composer and musician, Harold Budd!
Over the course of his career, Budd has written stunning solo compositions, such as his 1978 harp and choir infused album, The Pavilion of Dreams. He also crafted the groundbreaking ambient records, The Pearl and Ambient 2: The Plateaux of Mirror, with Brian Eno. Other collaborations include projects with the Cocteau Twins, David Sylvian and Daniel Lanois. In our conversation with Budd, he touches upon his days in the army with Albert Ayler, his love for the immediacy of the California Space and Light Movement, the moment he knew he wanted a life in music, and much, much more!

In Conversation is produced by dublab. Sound editing and music are by Matteah Baim. Due to rights reasons, music from the original broadcast has been removed. To hear more, please visit dublab.com.