Album Description

Los Angeles Electric 8 is a chamber group of eight electric guitarists dedicated to revitalizing classical music for a new generation of listeners. Featuring music by Charles T. Griffes, Mantle Hood, Randall C. Kohl and Steve Reich, Interlocking Textures encompasses a century of American composers inspired by the subtle melodies and complex rhythms of Indonesian gamelan. Also included are premiere recordings of compositions by Jonathan Guillen and Kai Kurosawa alongside reinterpreted works by Dmitri Shostakovich and Toru Takemitsu.