8 electric guitarists
Dedicated to revitalizing chamber music
for a new generation of listeners.
Celebrating 14 years.
MicroFest Records Presents
Circle Limit III
The New Album by
Los Angeles Electric 8
Out now on MicroFest Records, Los Angeles Electric 8’s new recording of composer Daniel Corral’s Circle Limit III, a spatialized composition for 8 electric guitars. This album is available on all streaming services (including Apple Music’s Spatial Audio) and as a LIMITED EDITION double disc package, featuring a stereo CD and a 4.1 surround sound mix on Blu-ray Disc with Hi-Res audio at 24bit/96khz.
Ever wonder what a M.C. Escher woodcut sounds like? California composer Daniel Corral figured 8 electric guitars would do the trick, and premiered the piece in front of Frank Gehry’s iconic Disney Concert Hall for LA Philharmonic’s Noon to Midnight new-music marathon. Now we have a studio recording where the Los Angeles Electric 8 do for the ears what Escher does for the eyes.
LA Times’ Mark Swed called Circle Limit III “…a stunning wall of sound as aural complement to Gehry’s steel, ” and Sequenza 21 said “ … Circle Limit III, by Daniel Corral, gracefully flowed outward in a warm ambient wash. The piece was never static… with the sound rising, falling and slowly shimmering in the bright afternoon sunshine. The harmonies were lush and comforting and… Circle Limit III was perfectly chosen for the sidewalk and fully captured the imagination of the crowd…”