SINGLES CRUISE

Singles Cruise is cheekily named but focuses on single songs from experimental artists from around the world.

MICHAEL PETER OLSEN – “CLOUD PARADE”

“Cloud Parade” is another absolutely stunning composition and video by the Toronto based Michael Peter Olsen. Featuring choreography from Mateo Gallindo-Torres and directed by Adrienne McLaren, “Cloud Parade” is described as, “a meditation on the interior self and the constructs we use to navigate the modern emotional life, “Cloud Parade” explores the pure feeling one can evoke with seemingly …

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FIRST DATES – “LOVE. PART II / ELEVATE YOUR HI-FI”

“Love Part II” and “Elevate Your Hi-Fi” from the Minneapolis post-rock outfit First Dates is a multi-instrumental, multi-modal first impression that went better than any first date you’ve probably had. “Elevate Your Hi-Fi” is a piano led track that effortless blends in double-time, martial percussion, stirring strings and an aching lap-steel that reaches a sell-all …

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EVAN GILDERSLEEVE – “MORTAL”

A patient and unfolding track, Evan Gildersleeve reaches stasis and tension with the elctroacoustic track “Mortal”.  Towards the creation of “Mortal”, Evan Gildersleeve states the following, “ I wanted there to be a gentle push and pull between organic and synthetic whereby the electronics responded sympathetically to the piano. This helped create contrast in the …

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J M HATLEY – “A THOUSAND WIRES PROTRUDING FROM MY HEAD”

Emerging as an even more mutated Elephant6 project or an OK Computer outtake, the bellicose and dark “A Thousand Wires Protruding From My Head” by JM Hatley was written after being bedridden for most of an insanely hot summer with chronic pain. The result is a hypnagogic approach to solo chamber folk after fighting off …

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