Nataraja, by Jack Hertz - 100th Album Release

I am happy to present my 100th album release with an album of Fourth World styled compositions dedicated to the the Hindu deity, Nataraja. An ancient symbol that represents the rhythm and harmony of life. Drawing on 3 decades of work with original electronic music. "Nataraja" presents a suite of ten sonic spaces that invite the listener to reflect on the exotic, sonic and spiritual. Download it now at https://auralfilms.bandcamp.c…

Twin Peaks - I will See You Again in 25 Years

June 10th is 25 years to the day that Laural Palmer said she would return to Twin Peaks. To celebrate, we have two special releases coming to Aural Films. First is a new album by MHZ (Mike Honeycutt and Jack Hertz) titled, "The Angles Have All Gone Away." This album continues where the first album left off with more atmospheric pieces from the land of Bob. The next release will be a re-issue of the "25 Peaks" album on CD. Listen now at http://auralfilms.com/new/blo…

Divina Commedia II: Seven Terraces by Scott Lawlor & Jack Hertz

Following the well received release, "Divina Commedia I: Nine Circles" by Jack Hertz and Scott Lawlor. Aural Films presents part two of the descent into Dante's Inferno titled, "Divina Commedia II: Seven Terraces." This release contrasts the darkness of "Nine Circles" with a lighter, more up-lifting album focused on purgatory and the Earthly paradise. Download the album now at https://auralfilms.bandcamp.c…

Harmonia Macrocosmica Now Available on Aural Films

These tracks began as experiments with different harmonic tones to find the most minimal sound elements I could use. In mixing these simple tones. A scenographic soundscape of tonal juxtapositions shifting like stars in the sky emereged from my speakers. Like the visions so wonderfully realized in Andreas Cellarius's great star atlas, the "Harmonia Macrocosmica" (1660). I dedicate these sounds to his work. Available now from Aural Films at https://auralfilms.bandcamp.c…