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Carya Amara

Carya Amara is a long-running, low-profile electronic music project. Found out more or dare to listen…

Terse Greetings

Terse Greetings 2015 is a seasonal compilation on Tom Ellard’s Terse label (established 1979, now definitely active again). You can download it for free from Bandcamp. It has tracks by Carya Amara, Norah Lorway, Tom Ellard, Lagowski, Cousin Silas and many others (see below!). Terse Greetings 2015 by Various Santas

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Oompa Loopma Riot 2015

A track by Carya Amara is included on the compilation Oompa Loopma Riot 2015, which is the first release on Tom Ellard’s resurrected ‘Terse’ imprint. It has 34 tracks and you can download it for free. ‘Concealed Sky’ is a track which was actually finished a few years ago but which had not previously seen… Read More »

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New music on the Buchla synthesiser

Daniel Barbiero writes about new Buchla modular synthesiser music by Carya Amara, Benge and Alessandro Cortini in his article The Buchla Electronic Music System & the Aesthetic of Imperfection’.

Carya Amara – Sensitivity

Sensitivity by Carya Amara Sensitivity was built upon the sound of the Buchla modular synthesiser, recorded at EMS Elektronmusikstudion in Stockholm, Sweden in June 2014. The album features both raw analogue and digitally transformed sounds which were combined to make music that goes beyond the Buchla’s constraints while still evoking its unique sonic character. These… Read More »


So here’s that new Carya Amara track, a cover version of ‘Overgrown’ by Quimper. Soft Bodies Never Sleep by Carya Amara Hear the rest of the compilation at [Edited 19th November 2017 to update links].

Soft Bodies Never Sleep

Soft Bodies Never Sleep is a new compilation released by the Soft Bodies label. Carya Amara appears on it with a reimagining of ‘Overgrown’, a song originally written and performed by Soft Bodies act (and owners) Quimper. You can buy the compilation via Bandcamp. [Edited 19th November 2017 to update links].

Recordings from the Croydon gig

Carya Amara was in the line-up for A Whispered Shout: “an afternoon of contemporary and experimental music” in Croydon, UK, on Saturday, 3rd August 2013, along with fellow Earthrid Records musician Norah Lorway and four other diverse acts. This was a short set in a busy line-up, but included all-new live material plus visuals. The sound from the speakers was… Read More »

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HAARP laid to rest

The closure of HAARP – the High Frequency Active Auroral Research Program (HAARP) – has been reported by the (US) National Association for Amateur Radio (see this interesting report) and other sources. HAARP was the source of speculation, not least from conspiracy theorists, for its experiments with the ionosphere. It was often erroneously associated with… Read More »