Ahead of the posthumous release of Pauline Anna Strom’s album ‘Angel Tears in Sunlight’, RVNG Intl has shared a video for ‘Equatorial Sunrise’.
‘Angel Tears In Sunlight’, the blind Bay Area composer and synth pioneer’s first album in 30 years, was announced in October, two months before the sad news of her passing was shared in December. The album will be released on 19th February.
LCY has dropped her first official single, ‘Garden of E10’, via her own SZNS7N label - with accompanying visuals directed by the artist herself. Check it out below.
Laying the foundation for a forthcoming project in the works for next year, ‘Garden of E10’ is a ghostly metallic and bassy cut with warped vocals and textured percussion.
Bay Area synthesist and composer Pauline Anna Strom has died at the age of 74.
The news was confirmed yesterday by her record label RVNG Intl, who wrote: “Heartbroken to say goodbye to Paula so suddenly. At least now at one with a world beyond ours to which she was connected.”
Harold Budd, American avant-garde minimalist composer, has died, aged 84.
News of the influential artist’s passing was confirmed on Facebook yesterday by close collaborator Robin Guthrie of Cocteau Twins, who wrote: “It is with great sadness that we learned of the passing of Harold Budd. Rest in peace, poet of the piano.”
Nexcyia will release his new EP, ‘Crawl’, via Alien Jams this month.
Dutch producer Subp Yao will release his new album. ‘Infra Aqual’, this month on Prague label YUKU.
Set for release on 20th November, the album is a deep dive into UK soundsystem forms, half-time bass pressure and lucid electronics. Inspired by the world found beneath the ocean, it’s an expansive, enveloping 13-track collection featuring collaborations with Jamaican vocalist Warrior Queen and dOOp.