Lots of stuff going on - first of all there's a teaser for the next CAUSA SUI album: https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=ZdWPu1VlCk8
Also, we've got a preorder up for NICKLAS from PAPIR's solo guitar album titled... Yup... SOLO! Limited to 500 LPs! Listen and order it here: http://elparaisorecords.com/releases/nicklas-s-rensen-solo
We're proud to announce the first solo album from Papir guitar player Nicklas Sørensen coming out February 19!
While there’s certain similarities with the records Nicklas has created with Papir it quickly becomes apparent that this is something quite different. “Solo” begins and ends with the instrument the Copenhagen native fully masters by now: the guitar.
Throughout the album his main instrument is being explored as a generator of otherworldly, esoteric sounds as well as a compositional tool and - perhaps most importantly - a transmitter of pristine, cascading melodies.
There’s a peaceful, savory quality to the record that manifests a musical maturity. With help from the rhythm section of Papir as well as Causa Sui’s Jonas munk, who also recorded the album in El Paraiso Records’ new studio, Nicklas has created a wide, shimmering sound that seems to allude to a multitude of different styles and traditions. Considering that Nicklas is best known as a hard rocking guitar player with a knack for improvisation it’s perhaps surprising that his inclination for pattern-based minimalism, blissed-out ambience and experimental british “oceanic” music from the 1980s and early 1990s dominates throughout this set. This is the kind of record that rewards repeated listens - each listen revealing new layers in the architecture of sound. “Solo” is an affable, slowburning album where each component is given its own space and place to gently unfold and work its magic in the mind of the listener.
Thanks! We'll be back with more info soon!
CAUSA SUI: RETURN TO SKY TEASER: https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=ZdWPu1VlCk8
NICKLAS SØRENSEN: SOLO PREORDER: http://elparaisorecords.com/releases/nicklas-s-rensen-solo