Anantakara is a Sanskrit adjective that is translated as “to render endless, to magnify indefinitely, to render indefinite or infinite“.
It is a music that opens up to the dimension of the cosmos, and therefore to spatialization: the up, the down, the extent, the orientations, the cycles, the shifts.
With its own time, its singular coherence, its unique typology, its imperious necessity. From sound to being.
Live improvisation has an important part in my compositions. As I like to repeat “improvisation can’t be improvised”. It’s a way of being. Composing is above all listening.
Anantakara’s music is formally inspired by a vast spectrum: from contemporary music to shamanic music, from electro to Indian ragas, from rock to techno clashes, from ambient to jazz. And explores theatre, performance, cinema, ritual, contemplation, dance…
Philippe Wauman – foundeur