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TOWARDS THE SHADOW Limited Vinyl LP

by Wume

Release Date: 16 November 2018

Format: LP Vinyl

Label: Northern Spy

£18.99

WUME TOWARDS THE SHADOW Limited Vinyl LP

Overview:

Towards the Shadow, the third full-length from Wume, the Baltimore duo of April Camlin (drums, vocals) and Albert Schatz (keyboards, electronics), offers eight exploratory, polyrhythmic jams taking the listener on an excursion deep into inner space. It announces a new phase for the band, distilling such influences as Francis Bebey, Midori Takada, Erkin Koray, and Alice Coltrane. However, Wumes sound remains rooted in crisp percussion worthy of comparison to Can, wedded to harmonic synths and kaleidoscopic textures. Towards the Shadow also centralizes vocals more than any prior Wume outing. Camlins lyrics grapple head-on with deep philosophical issues probed during an intense period of reading, self-teaching, and focus on her artistic practice in weaving. Hailing from the highly varied Baltimore music scene that includes such artists as Dan Deacon, Horse Lords, and Chiffon, Towards the Shadow offers one of this communitys most exciting and essential documents yet.

Featured Tracks:

1. Walled Garden
2. Blood Moon
3. It's Okay
4. Ravel
5. Functionary
6. Shadow
7. Pool Of Light
8. GenSeq

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