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Music For Boring Times - Part 2

by Volker Lankow



1) Drone: A musical effect. A drone effect can be achieved through a sustained sound or through repetition of a note.

2) Boredom: Something that we were taught that it is not healthy.

Being bored has a bad reputation, and this is constantly reinforced by the ongoing request to rise productivity and the unlimited supply and availability of stimuli (Candy Crush or a storm of Instagram stories, you name it) whereas being actually bored is just considered to be a symptom of ill-being.

"A generation that cannot bear boredom will be a generation of little men, of men unjustly divorced from the slow process of nature, of men, in whom every vital impulse runs slowly, as if they were cut flowers in a vase." (Bertrand Russel)


released May 14, 2021

Volker Lankow: Sounds, Drones
Recorded and Produced by Volker Lankow

Cover Photo by Volker Lankow


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Volker Lankow Berlin, Germany

Percussionist since the late seventies, Volker Lankow lives in Berlin, plays and collaborates in many diverse projects, such as together with Bernhard Wöstheinrich, Wolfgang Spahn, David Rothenberg, to name a few.
Volker works on many Solo projects, using percussion instruments and electronics, to develop his own vison of experimental sounds, drones and world music.
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