PREMIERE: Dear by Daigo Hanada

This March will see the release of the long anticipated second full-length record by Japanese composer & pianist Daigo Hanada. The gap since his debut album Ichiru (2017) has encompassed an EP along with scattered singles and collaborations but also unfortunately the onset of a sudden and debilitating physical illness which has resulted in numerous…

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VIDEO PREMIERE: Limite (além-mares) by LISE

In addition to playing drums for Constantina, Brazilian percussionist & sound artist Daniel Nunes maintains an experimental solo project under the alias of LISE which is centered around the use of electroacoustic music, synthesized melodies, and organic noises to create intricate mosaics of sound that provide a unique listening experience as well as engage in…

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VIDEO PREMIERE: Untold by Wave of Sound & vaghy

Fusing together the sound of two artists on the vanguard of the Hungarian modern classical music scene, “Untold” is a collaboration between Andor Sanderson who goes by the moniker Wave of Sound and pianist/composer Tamás Vághy aka vaghy, a composer and pianist whose own “abandoned forest” was premiered here not long ago in parallel with…

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VIDEO PREMIERE: “Peer” by Kinbrae & Clare Archibald

Circular patterns are at the heart of the first collaborative album between Kinbrae (twin brothers Mike & Andy Truscott) and fellow Fife-based writer and artist Clare Archibald. Much of the meaning behind what they have created is condensed into its succinct title – Birl of Unmap. Birl is a Scots word meaning ‘to spin’ –…

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VIDEO PREMIERE: Spring by Fortresses

It was only last month we were singing the praises of multidisciplinary artist Sam Ashton’s debut EP as Fortresses. Eve carried us through the arc of a day spent among the streets and gardens of London through an ambient triptych fashioned from field recordings, manipulated guitar, and synths that portrayed portraying its shifting patterns of…

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VIDEO PREMIERE: Repitition by Sven Helbig

Sven Helbig is a German composer, producer and arranger with a body of work that spans many genres and geographies. He has composed orchestral and choral works for the stage, performed live electronic music in ensemble settings, and collaborated with a breathtakingly diverse array of prominent artists ranging from classical and jazz to industrial-metal, hip-hop,…

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VIDEO PREMIERE: Bråddjup by LUCHS

”I see the cliffs of Duncansby Stacks.The sea. Roaring wavesI want to descendTo be swallowed upBecome one. Become nothingBe everythingI want to be forgottenRemindedthat I am dust” Bråddjup is a Swedish word that translates as abyss or precipice. It is the word that musician and actor Patrik Berg Almkvisth chose for a piece recorded under…

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ALBUM PREMIERE: I Have Absolutely Nothing to Say, so Listen by Maciej Sadowski

Maciej Sadowski is a double bass player, composer and session musician with experience across a wide swath of genres with a special emphasis and passion for jazz. As a performer he has appeared with various ensembles on stages across Poland and Europe and participated in a number of international projects. As a composer, Sadowski works…

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TRACK PREMIERE: Whist by Simeon Walker

Last autumn, we had the opportunity to premiere a beautiful song called “Captive” by pianist & composer Simeon Walker from Winnow, a record that saw him collaborating with a variety of guest musicians to create multilayered arrangements to tell a deeply personal story. Now just over a year later, Walker returns with a modest collection…

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