This is an abridged version of an installation piece that is an homage to the late abstract expressionist Barnett Newman. The moving image was inspired by but, not a direct mock of Newman's painting of the same title: "Ulysses".
July 8, 2011
The Drive to Uqbar has launched both their new album 'First Station' (digital download only at this time), and their website.
The album was inspired by the paintings of minimalist artist Barnett Newman. This album will soon be released in physical form by the label Essentia Mundi
The website is full of various media content including, a store offering T.D.T.U.'s 3 albums and unique T.D.T.U. t-shirt designs. Many sounds, images, stories, etc, are all a part of T.D.T.U. and are accessible on the site.
Please visit their website here: thedrivetouqbar.com/
Please visit their store here: thedrivetouqbar.com/?page_id=48
*Please visit the The Drive to Uqbar website here: thedrivetouqbar.com/?page_id=688 for the installation page in which these can be played simultaneously.
The Drive to Uqbar will be using 4 "Newman paintings in motion" for their live installation shows.
For more info on the group, please visit: facebook.com/#!/pages/The-Drive-To-Uqbar-Ambient-Music/135581286455203
Album to be announced soon.