Trey Gunn | Music for Pictures

Go To Artist Page

Recommended if You Like
Aphex Twin King Crimson Thomas Newman

Album Links
Trey Gunn live video collection Trey Gunn myspace Trey Gunn website

More Artists From
United States - Washington

Other Genres You Will Love
Rock: Post-Rock/Experimental Electronic: Experimental Moods: Type: Soundtrack
Sell your music everywhere
There are no items in your wishlist.

Music for Pictures

by Trey Gunn

29 tracks from this King Crimson alumnus’ body of soundtrack work. Crystal-like pieces from the dramatically gritty, to the clangorous, to the somnambulistic, to the complete disassembling of sound, itself, into the shattered fissures of the final track.
Genre: Rock: Post-Rock/Experimental
Release Date: 

We'll ship when it's back in stock

Order now and we'll ship when it's back in stock, or enter your email below to be notified when it's back in stock.
Continue Shopping
just a few left.
order now!
Share to Google +1

To listen to tracks you will need to update your browser to a recent version.

  Song Share Time Download
clip
1. Field Raiders
1:12 $0.99
clip
2. The Magnificent Jinn
3:24 $0.99
clip
3. Bridge Over a Red Sky
1:25 $0.99
clip
4. The Fifth Spin of the Sun
2:01 $0.99
clip
5. Capturing the Beam
1:28 $0.99
clip
6. West of the Electric Wire
1:07 $0.99
clip
7. Forest of Sighs
2:16 $0.99
clip
8. The Silver Bough
1:34 $0.99
clip
9. The Final Circle of Paradise
1:11 $0.99
clip
10. Corn Thief
1:14 $0.99
clip
11. Night Blossom
1:43 $0.99
clip
12. Forests of Stone
1:45 $0.99
clip
13. Hovering the Dry Sea
1:28 $0.99
clip
14. Corn of the Heart
0:54 $0.99
clip
15. Cigarette in a Cornfield
1:07 $0.99
clip
16. Hari's Dream
0:50 $0.99
clip
17. Cabbage Eared Boy
1:05 $0.99
clip
18. Isle of the Blest
1:57 $0.99
clip
19. Secondary Strike
2:00 $0.99
clip
20. Nausicaa
3:27 $0.99
clip
21. The Shattered Forests of Glass
0:58 $0.99
clip
22. The Mermen
1:05 $0.99
clip
23. Hammerhead
0:46 $0.99
clip
24. Laddered and Runged
1:10 $0.99
clip
25. Spirit of Flight
2:41 $0.99
clip
26. That Unmistakable Lightness
2:01 $0.99
clip
27. The Solarists
1:00 $0.99
clip
28. Training to the Roadside Picnic
2:16 $0.99
clip
29. The Ghosts Listen
21:00 $0.99
Downloads are available as MP3-320 files.

ABOUT THIS ALBUM


Album Notes
“Music for Pictures” contains twenty-nine audio tracks culled, tweaked, re-orchestrated and re-manipulated from this King Crimson alumnus’ extensive body of scoring work for film and television. Using his unique instrumentation of 10-string touch guitars and bluesy fretless guitars, Gunn harnesses the power of several of the world’s top drummers to make this masterful work. These recordings originally began with a series of television documentaries and culminated in a film score for Pavel Runimov, heralded as the new Stanley Kubrick of Russia.

“Music For Pictures” is collection of tight, crystal-like compositions ranging from the dramatically gritty, to the clangorous, to the somnambulistic, to the complete disassembling of sound, itself, into the shattered sonic fissures of the final track.

with guest musicians:

Matt Chamberlain (drums- Bill Frisell, Tori Amos)
Pat Mastelotto (drums – King Crimson, XTC)
Greg Gilmore (drums – Mother Love Bone)
Phil Petrocelli (drums – Jesu)
Beth Quist (voice – Bobby McFerrin)

Read more...

Reviews


to write a review

Dag Fjellby

Music for Pictures, and that's what it is.
Trey Gunn’s “Music for Pictures” is a special CD. Short, but many tracks. I’ve been a fan of Trey Gunn and his music for as long as I can remember. The CD is very good, but I prefer Gunn’s earlier work like “The Joy of Molybdenum”, “The Third Star” and “Raw Power” I own all of Trey Gunn’s work (I think), and I’m really looking forward to his next solo project. I hope the next CD will be much more alike the ones I’ve mentioned. Anyway - Music for Pictures is a must have CD for all Trey Gunn fans. To the people who are familiar to his music, I will recommend this CD, even if I don’t think it’s among his best. Remember to check out Gunn’s other CD’s!
After all - Trey Gunn is one of the leading Chapman Stick/bass players on this planet! :)
Read more...

Grassy Sound

A Welcome Addition To The Trey Gunn Catalog
I've long been a fan of Trey Gunn's "solo" work. While best known for his involvement with Robert Fripp, as well as his membership in King Crimson for nearly ten years, his solo discography has always presented a very talented writer.

I eagerly awaited Music For Pictures, and upon my first listen, I found myself smiling frequently, as if to suggest, "Yes, Trey solo is back!" Though many of the track are quite short, each still manages to convey powerful imagery, as well as powerful music. Trey's compositions on this release feature a myriad of styles. Though an entirely instrumental album, all manner of ambient, heavy-rocking, and moody atmospheres prevail.

I highly recommend this release, to both fans of Crimson-style music, as well as those fond of soundtracks. It's a powerful collage of musical images that won't disappoint.
Read more...

Chris Olson

Super Nice Album
So much music packed into this cd! Very enjoyable.
Read more...

Nilgün Kahraman

It resounds and resounds...
This album is a treasure!
Read more...

Nilgün Kahraman

It resounds and resounds...
This album is a treasure!
Read more...