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hinah036 - Lynn Cassiers "Nacht Slakje"

hinah036 - Lynn Cassiers

"Nacht Slakje"

Lynn Cassiers est une chanteuse et "paysagiste sonore" Bruxelloise naviguant entre jazz et improvisation. En Belgique, elle a travaillé dans des ensembles jazz contemporains tels que Octurn, The Brussels Jazz Orchestrated et Mäâk. Elle est membre de Tape Cuts Tape (avec Rudy Trouvé / Eric Thielemans), Flying Nimbus (avec Manolo Cabras), Lilly Joel (avec Jozef Dumoulin), Oba Loba, Lidlboj, "Nāga" (Alexandra Grima) , "La Vapeur au-dessus du Riz" (opéra clandestin de Alexandra Grimal), Eve Beuvens Tri(w)ords...

"When Laurent asked me if I hadn't a recording lying around that hadn't made it to an album which could be released on hinah, I had to think for a very long moment. Most of the music I have lying around that hasn't made it to an album, has its good reasons. But I did have hours of solo recordings stored in my computer which, as a kind of ritual, I record 10 consecutive nights before playing a solo concert.

'Nacht Slakje' contains mainly improvisations recorded in January 2021 during full lock down. They are snippets out of sessions that were initially meant to serve only as a preparation, and were never intended to be released. Listening back, I realised that the music in the beginning of that preparative process has a distinctive quality to it, one very different from the energy of recorded concerts or from when I try to play within a time-limited set. As if the lack of destination actually gives the music extra time to breathe and allows it to take its time to fully expand.

I chose these tracks for their meditative moods and their sense of slowness which represents very well how I think and process things in life.

Thanks to hinah for the initiative!"

- Lynn Cassiers

Recording info

- Titles -
1. Backyard Magic
2. Rode Maan
3. The Full Compost
4. Libelletjes
5. Silent Company
6. Nacht Slakje
7. A Tough Cookie
8. Sea Bellies

Slow improvised stereo tracks.
Not edited, mixed and mastered by Lynn Cassiers.
All music improvised and lyrics by Lynn Cassiers.

Artwork by Fabrique de Signes
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