Christopher Hipgrave - Slow, With Pages Of Fluttering Interference
LP037

Catalogue Number: LP037
Format: CD packaged in a full colour card sleeve
Release Date: 10th May 2010

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Description:
Following on from releases on Home Normal and Under The Spire in 2009, ‘Slow, With Pages Of Fluttering Interference’ is the third album from UK composer and sound designer Christopher Hipgrave.

Over the course of 42 minutes, Hipgrave’s sound is one of gentle manipulation, shimmering melodies and an exquisite sense of indistinct fragility. Whilst multiple layers of texture and tone are the main focal point of this album, background hisses, pops and crackles can also be heard which all seem to emanate from some strange electronic machine.

It’s this attention to detail that provides ‘Slow…’ with such warmth and humanity, creating a perfect balance against the structure of the music. Each piece is formed using a bare minimum of sound sources, which are then explored in depth, allowing the tracks to breathe, morph or run until their natural conclusion, resulting in an album of sublime intricate beauty.

Reviews:
Review at ATTN
Review at Coke Machine Glow
Review at Norman Records
Review at Sonomu
Review at Textura
Review at Vital Weekly

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