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NEW COLLABORATION FROM AIDAN BAKER, SIMON GOFF AND THOR HARRIS; THE BIT RELEASED IN AUGUST

The Bit is the second recorded collaboration between Aidan Baker (Nadja / Hypnodrone Ensemble), Simon Goff (Jóhann Johannsson / Hildur Gudnadottir) and Thor Harris (Swans, Shearwater, Thor & Friends) and is set for release on August 28th.

Pre-orders are now open, including a special limited vinyl edition and you can listen to the title track below with the accompanying visuals from Chariot of Black Moth.

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Following on from 2017’s Noplace album, The Bit treads a similar path in terms of the recording process as the trio spent a day improvising at Voxton Studios in Berlin whilst on a European tour. The result was then edited and moulded into six hypnotic tracks that ebb and flow with beauty and ease.

The Bit finds the trio painting with a lighter touch than on its predecessor. Thor Harris’ motorik beats still underpin the music but the atmospherics take a more prominent role and there is a pure and cohesive path to be found throughout the record. Much like on Noplace, Baker’s guitar and Goff’s violin weave together beautifully, forming a deep bed of melody, ambience and reverb.

Given the trios credentials it’s not surprising they have created another immersive and stunning record.

Pressing notes:
30 - Special edition. 180g black vinyl. Heavyweight 350g sleeve. Black poly-lined inner sleeve. Three silkscreened 12x12" art prints featuring artwork by Christopher Hefner. Tote bag. CD. Hand-numbered edition of 30. Download code included.

270 - 180g black vinyl. Heavyweight 350g sleeve. Black poly-lined inner sleeve. Download code included.

250 - CD - Housed in a recycled card sleeve with silkscreened artwork. Hand-printed and numbered by Death Rattle Press. Download code included.

Aidan Baker, Simon Goff, Thor Harris

The Bit

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