Paul Haslinger

World Without Rules

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Leaving the safe haven of Tangerine Dream for the uncertain future of a solo artist, Paul Haslinger delivers a contemporary instrumental take on global village pop. It's a sound not unlike that of world music-influenced experimental electronic artists like Banco de Gaia and Transglobal Underground, but Haslinger adds a soundtrack composer's affinity for aural imagery that gives World Without Rules its own unique twist. With the aid of distinguished guests like trumpeter Mark Isham, vocalist Nona Hendryx, and gamelan virtuoso Loren Nerell, Haslinger creates an effective blend of Tangerine Dream's orchestral grandeur, traditional world music instrumentation, and ambient dreaminess, then laces the eclectic mix with accessible dance grooves. A unique fusionist soundtrack just waiting for a film.

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