Sönghellir

by Cave In The Sky

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Cave In The Sky was formed out of the sonic explorations of multi-instrumentalist/producer/composer Cye Wood. The debut album Sönghellir, is being released by the Swedish label 1631 Recordings on the 26th of Feb 2016.

Thanks to a new work grant provided by the Australia Council for the Arts, Cye was able to complete the album at Greenhouse studios in Iceland with Paul Corley - mixing (Ben Frost, Tim Hecker, Daniel Lopatin) and Valgeir Sigurdsson - mastering (Bjork, Feist, Sigur Ros).

A few days before mixing began, Cye was exploring the Icelandic landscape and became lost looking for Snæfellsjökull Glacier. He finally reached the glacier late at night and stumbled upon the ancient location that would provide the name for the album's title track; Sönghellir (The Singing Cave). It was here that he made the final recordings for the album.

The album was largely was recorded in the hinterland of Byron Bay and features contributions from Tunji Beier (percussion), Purdie Wood (voice), Paul Corley (programming/sound design), Hamish Stuart (drums/percussion), James Haselwood (bass), Simon Green (percussion/harmonica) and Matt Ostila (percussion/bass).

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released February 26, 2016

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1631 Recordings Sweden

1631 Recordings was established in the summer of 2015 by Mattias Nilsson and David Wenngren
Both Mattias and David are well respected names in the world of contemporary classical and experimental music. Mattias started his own label Kning Disk in 2005 and David has been making critically acclaimed music for more than a decade, most notably with his project Library Tapes. ... more

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