Murmur

by Dakhla Brass

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about

The Fourth album by Bristol-based Dakhla Brass, the first in their newly expanded drum&brass&bass six-piece line-up (thanks to the addition of Nostalgia 77's Riaan Vosloo on double-bass). Recorded at London's Fish Factory Studios, and produced by Nostalgia 77's Ben Lamdin, Murmur is an album that builds on the band's signature sound (a lattice of intricate brass lines over simmering drums) to explore new-found flurries of improvisation amidst beautifully-crafted through-arrangements. From the poignant New Orleans funeral march of The Last Host, to the crashing anthemic riffs of 5000 What?, via the playful schizophrenia of Insomnia Somnia and the minimalist groove crescendo of One Wicker Wisp's final section, this is music of power, craft, tenderness and wit, delivered with energy and poise by an indisputably unique musical collective.

credits

released October 14, 2018

Personnel:

Sophie Stockham - alto sax
Charlotte Ostafew - baritone sax
Pete Judge - trumpet
Liam Treasure - trombone
Matt Brown - drums, percussion and marxophone
Riaan Vosloo - double-bass, synths and vibraphone.

All tracks written by Charlotte Ostafew except ‘One Wicker Wisp’ and ‘The Last Host’ by Matt Brown, and ‘Murmurations’ by Charlotte Ostafew and Matt Brown

Recorded at Fishfactory studios, London. Additional recording at ToyBox studio Bristol. Produced and recorded by Ben Lamdin, 2017. Co-produced by Riaan Vosloo.

Design by Made in Earnest
Original artwork by Charlotte Ostafew
Part funded by the PRS Foundation

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