Album is the experimental glitch-groove duo of Olivier Fairfield and Simon Provencher, two tirelessly creative musicians working in the small but fertile community of Hull, Québec.
Though the pair’s various bands have shared stages throughout the past five years, Album’s fractured beatscapes are the fruits of their first proper collaboration.
Fans of genre-defiant Warp Records acts such as Seefeel and Squarepusher may also find something to enjoy in Album’s blurring of ambient waves, instrumental shredding, and clicky electronica.
Further Up Island
The completion of a solo album trilogy that began with 2017’s Under Grape Leaves and 2019’s Croak In The Weeds.
While not narratively linked in the
traditional sense, these records document the musician’s ongoing collaboration with producer
Like Robert Altman’s run of brilliant
films with Shelley Duvall in the 1970s, the duo
have developed a singular creative kinship over
the course of three LPs.
Anything Can't Happen
The unique, prismatic and long-awaited debut album from one of Canada’s most beloved singer-songwriters.
Anything Can't Happen feels mature and complex, bringing a diverse range of musical influences into conversation.
Across the album, beautifully-written songs are inflected with layered reverberations, shot through piercing harmonies, seared with a gritty energy and tightly wrapped within a conceptual foundation.
A spacious, jazz-laced auditory map of the transcendence, unity, conditioning, and eventual renunciation of his upbringing in an Islamic and Jewish dual-faith household.
The Fellowship is a chronological arc that spans three generations and covers the struggle to eschew the problematic habituations of such a conflicted past.
Shabason tells a story with emotional clarity that conveys even the subtlest of feelings, all without singing a single word.