Video Premiere: Grant Cutler's 'Georgia'

Tuesday, January 31, 2017

Grant Cutler: 'Self Portrait' (Innova Recordings)

For Grant Cutler's forthcoming album, Self Portrait, the Brooklyn-based composer and electronic musician recorded artists improvising to delayed recordings of themselves. Described by his label as "an active re-imagining of the self," the result is as defined by ambient-music soundscapes as it is chamber-music composition.

During the track "Georgia," a plaintive piano is set adrift in a haze of reversed sounds and delay-heavy mallet percussion. Suspended in harmonic stasis, the architecture is in the texture and slow swells.

Watch the video premiere for "Georgia" by cinematographer Bo Hakala below.

Musicians:

Chris Campbell, Jef Sundquist, Grant Cutler, piano; Chris Campbell, Jef Sundquist, organ; Grant Cutler, synthesizers; Michelle Kinney, Jacqueline Ultan, cello; Sara Pajunen, violin; Michael Lewis, saxophone; Aby Wolf, vocals.

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Victor Ostrower from San Antonio, TX

I needed that.
Gorgeous.
Thank you

Feb. 03 2017 10:29 AM

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