Harold Budd

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Harold Budd
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Harold Budd has more than 30 solo recordings and collaborations to his credit, from solo piano pieces to densely orchestrated compositions.
Born in Los Angeles May 24, 1936, his love of jazz (he briefly played drums with saxophonist Albert Ayler while serving in the Army) led Harold to get a degree in music composition. He released his second record, the Coltrane-inspired The Pavilion of Dreams, on Brian Eno's Obscure label in 1978 and is still musically active today.
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FGR 16 Harold Budd - The Oak Of The Golden Dreams album art Harold Budd The Oak Of The Golden Dreams (Album) Advance Recordings (2) FGR 16 US 1971 Sell This Version
OBS 10 Harold Budd - The Pavilion Of Dreams album art Harold Budd The Pavilion Of Dreams (Album) Obscure (2) OBS 10 UK 1978 Sell This Version
2335 205 Harold Budd - Ambient 2 (The Plateaux Of Mirror) album art Harold Budd / Brian Eno Harold Budd / Brian Eno - Ambient 2 (The Plateaux Of Mirror) (Album) Editions EG 2335 205 New Zealand 1980 Sell This Version
181 Harold Budd - The Serpent (In Quicksilver) album art Harold Budd The Serpent (In Quicksilver) (Album) Cantil 181 US 1981 Sell This Version
EGEDC 37 Harold Budd - The Pearl album art Harold Budd / Brian Eno With Daniel Lanois Harold Budd / Brian Eno With Daniel Lanois - The Pearl (Album) Editions EG EGEDC 37 US 1984 Sell This Version
384 Harold Budd - Abandoned Cities album art Harold Budd Abandoned Cities Cantil 384 US 1984 Sell This Version
YX 7426 Harold Budd - The Moon And The Melodies album art Harold BuddElizabeth FraserRobin GuthrieSimon Raymonde Harold BuddElizabeth FraserRobin GuthrieSimon Raymonde - The Moon And The Melodies (Album) 4AD YX 7426 Japan 1986 Sell This Version
EGED 46 Harold Budd - Lovely Thunder album art Harold Budd Lovely Thunder (Album) Editions EG EGED 46 UK 1986 Sell This Version
1-25766 Harold Budd - The White Arcades album art Harold Budd The White Arcades (Album) Opal Records 1-25766 US 1988 Sell This Version
7599-26649-4 Harold Budd - By The Dawn's Early Light album art Harold Budd By The Dawn's Early Light (Album) Opal Records, Warner Bros. Records 7599-26649-4 Europe 1991 Sell This Version
CAROL 6603-2 Harold Budd - Music For 3 Pianos album art Harold Budd, Ruben Garcia, Daniel Lentz Harold Budd, Ruben Garcia, Daniel Lentz - Music For 3 Pianos (Album) All Saints CAROL 6603-2 US 1992 Sell This Version
MASO CD 90034 Harold Budd - The Greetings-Piano (Live) album art Roedelius*, Paolo Lotti, Harold Budd, Fabio Capanni, Johannes Cernota, Pierluigi Castellano Roedelius*, Paolo Lotti, Harold Budd, Fabio Capanni, Johannes Cernota, Pierluigi Castellano - The Greetings-Piano (Live)(CD, Album) Materiali Sonori MASO CD 90034 Italy 1993 Sell This Version
NA 066 CD Harold Budd - She Is A Phantom album art Harold Budd With Zeitgeist Harold Budd With Zeitgeist - She Is A Phantom (Album) New Albion NA 066 CD US 1994 Sell This Version
ASCD21 Harold Budd - Through The Hill album art Andy Partridge & Harold Budd Andy Partridge & Harold Budd - Through The Hill (Album) All Saints ASCD21 UK 1994 Sell This Version
MASO CD 90069, 12957.0069.2 Harold Budd - Marco Polo album art Nicola Alesini & Pier Luigi Andreoni* Featuring David Sylvian, Roger Eno, David Torn, Harold Budd Nicola Alesini & Pier Luigi Andreoni* Featuring David Sylvian, Roger Eno, David Torn, Harold Budd - Marco Polo (Album) Materiali Sonori, Materiali Sonori MASO CD 90069, 12957.0069.2 Italy 1995 Sell This Version
sin003 Harold Budd - Agua album art Harold Budd Agua (Album) Sine Records sin003 UK 1995 Sell This Version
MTM 37 Harold Budd - Glyph album art Harold Budd & Hector Zazou Harold Budd & Hector Zazou - Glyph (Album) Made To Measure MTM 37 Belgium 1995 Sell This Version
ASCD30 Harold Budd - Luxa album art Harold Budd Luxa (Album) All Saints ASCD30 UK 1996 Sell This Version
MASO CD 90073, 12957.0073.2 Harold Budd - Marco Polo (Volume II) album art Nicola Alesini & Pier Luigi Andreoni* Featuring Steve Jansen, Richard Barbieri, Roger Eno, Harold Budd, David Torn Nicola Alesini & Pier Luigi Andreoni* Featuring Steve Jansen, Richard Barbieri, Roger Eno, Harold Budd, David Torn - Marco Polo (Volume II)(CD, Album, Enh) Materiali Sonori, Materiali Sonori MASO CD 90073, 12957.0073.2 Italy 1998 Sell This Version
MASO CD 90085 Harold Budd - Walk Into My Voice (American Beat Poetry) album art Harold Budd / Daniel Lentz / Jessica Karraker Harold Budd / Daniel Lentz / Jessica Karraker - Walk Into My Voice (American Beat Poetry)(CD, Album) Materiali Sonori MASO CD 90085 Italy 1998 Sell This Version
83382-2 Harold Budd - The Room album art Harold Budd The Room (Album) Atlantic 83382-2 US 2000 Sell This Version
MEDCD 727 Harold Budd - Translucence + Drift Music album art John Foxx + Harold Budd John Foxx + Harold Budd - Translucence + Drift Music (Album) Edsel Records MEDCD 727 UK 2003 Sell This Version
DK 30373 Harold Budd - La Bella Vista album art Harold Budd La Bella Vista (Album) Shout! Factory DK 30373 US 2003 Sell This Version
sound cd ss004 Harold Budd - Avalon Sutra album art Harold Budd Avalon Sutra (Album) Samadhisound sound cd ss004 UK & US 2004 Sell This Version
RCD16058, RCD16058ADV Harold Budd - Music From The Film Mysterious Skin album art Robin GuthrieHarold Budd Robin GuthrieHarold Budd - Music From The Film Mysterious Skin (Album) Commotion Records RCD16058, RCD16058ADV Europe 2005 Sell This Version

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auralistica

auralistica

October 1, 2019
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I am laying in an armchair in my room, peacefully bathing under autumn sunbeams and listening to Mysterious Skin OST by Robin Guthrie & Harold Budd. This is one of their more known efforts, but let me just say that for their talent and skill and dedication they are so criminally underrated it's not funny a bit. "These two have become to feel their instruments so closely it's unreal.." [electric guitar w/ effects and piano, respectively]. It's corny but truly, words are futile when I try to describe how their music makes me feel. It's a mixture of darkness and light, sadness and joy. Budd is beyond sensational on his own but together they are just boundless, ethereal, out of this world. There was a murky time in my life when I could only listen to their music, and maybe some field recordings, endlessly strolling down empty corners of the city alone. And I'm eternally grateful to these two gentlemen, although I'm well aware it's unlikely I will ever reach them in this lifetime. In the next, perhaps..

Лежу в кресле под лучами осеннего Солнца и плаваю в саундтреке к Загадочной Коже. Музыка этих двоих срывает все границы так называемой физической реальности. Она со мной давно. Переливчатая: она настолько обжигающе близка.. но порой молчаливо отсиживается в прохладе темных уголков души. Это бесполезно попытаться объяснить. Я в вечной благодарности и благоговении перед Робином и Гарольдом, хотя наверное вряд ли их встречу в этой жизни.
ArtimusBaldwin

ArtimusBaldwin

April 6, 2019
So much of his content isn't available for vinyl, or if it is it hasn't been repressed. Hopefully, he follows the route of Eno, where we've gotten new pressings of Ambient 1 and 2.

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