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Twinkle³ with Sidsel Endresen - Debris In Earths Lower Orbit (featuring sleeve notes by David Sylvian) (CD VERSION)

Twinkle³ with Sidsel Endresen - Debris In Earths Lower Orbit (featuring sleeve notes by David Sylvian) (CD VERSION)

10 GBP
Very very happy to have this available on our ONOTESLA shop !!! Me and Paddy have been enjoying this release for months already and now its your chance to share in the luxurious sounds coming out on Sam Weaver's Cusp Editions label. . .  from the press sheet here's bit of info ... although we both think the music stands up for itself... so listen to the clip on soundcloud and read a bit of the quote by David Sylvian below! 

https://soundcloud.com/cuspeditions/sets/debris-in-lower-earth-orbit/s-sZjfq

Twinkle³  are the core trio of Richard Scott (analogue synthesizer and electronics), David Ross (Drosscillator, kantele, mbira) and Clive Bell (shakuhachi and other woodwind) this record features the voice of  Sidsel Endresen.

It was David Sylvian who brought the trio into contact with Sidsel and driving alone across the lonesome northwest recalls the first instance the album poured into his ears from the car: “As the first buzz of static and the strains of wind instruments, whose cultural heritage belonged to another continent entirely, filled the vehicle, as Sidsel sang with a soulful melodiousness, an ancient lament for lost souls like myself, hungry ghosts, and those found in remote gas stations, featureless structures illuminated white against a reddening sky, the otherworldliness of the landscape was returned to me. No longer blind or indifferent to the ancient rock formations, the bulky mass, the scale, the striations of stone, gradations of colour changing by degrees animated by the irrepressible sun. The black cactus with yellow plumage, the voluminous boulders, isolated, stranded, graffitied rocks and stones. The coarse granular sands, gritty, unrefined, populated by a stubborn stubble of shrubbery, an almost colour, not quite, failing to pick up on the improbability of their being present at all as an excuse for absence. I traversed a world in which both ancient and modern co-exist and there was beauty and sorrow at every turn. A similar journey will be undertaken by any listener of this remarkable recording.”

As Sylvian rightly states, an absorbing awe and cloaking strangeness both ancient and present permeates each of the small rituals Twinkle³ evoke, with Sidsel voicing a bewitching pre-language that ruminates deeply in each of the pieces. One can expect to have their senses hushed, yet amplified, their imagination ignited, yet warmed by nostalgia and throughout its duration enriched by a magical and wondrous aura.


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