Pre-order of Depart. You get 2 tracks now (streaming via the free Bandcamp app and also available as a high-quality download in MP3, FLAC and more), plus the complete album the moment it’s released.
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releases May 17, 2019
$10USD or more
Compact Disc (CD) + Digital Album
Comes in a beautiful Eco-Wallet package with metallic copper ink.
Includes digital pre-order of Depart.
You get 2 tracks now
(streaming via the free Bandcamp app
and also available as a high-quality download in MP3, FLAC and more), plus the
complete album the moment it’s released.
Following their acclaimed 2017 album, Aeon, Switzerland-based outfit, AKKU Quintet have released their fourth record – Depart. This release contains a sequence of darkly beautiful compositions by founder and drummer Manuel Pasquinelli.
Best-known for his work in Swiss post-rock minimalist outfit, SONAR (recently collaborating with David Torn and Bill Laswell), Pasquinelli’s writing contains an almost cinematic dimension that encompasses bittersweet moods and moments of unfolding drama.
Between the mesmeric ostinato, subtly shifting grooves, resonant overtones, tingling harmonics and languorous, yearning melodies, AKKU Quintet hover somewhere between smouldering, jazz-infused intimacy, expansive post-rock vistas and an insistent minimalist intensity.
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"...the quintet is a well-oiled machine of articulation." – Swiss Vibes
First of all, the vinyl edition is better sounding then the download.
The recording is just great! Molecules
manages to surprise....
It is interesting, and absolutely not boring, and relaxing at the same time. Just wonderful! Joachim Siegmund