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Baker / Goff / Harris - The Bit
Baker / Goff / Harris - The Bit
Baker / Goff / Harris - The Bit
Baker / Goff / Harris - The Bit
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AIDAN BAKER / SIMON GOFF / THOR HARRIS - The Bit

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Release date:
 August 28th 2020
Catalogue #: GZH98
Formats:
 LP / CD / Digital

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).

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 - LP - 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 - LP - 180g black vinyl. Heavyweight 350g sleeve. Black poly-lined inner sleeve. Instant download available + Bandcamp code inserted inside the sleeve.

250 - CD - Housed in a recycled card sleeve with silkscreened artwork. Hand-printed and numbered by Death Rattle Press. Instant download available + Bandcamp code inserted inside the sleeve.


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