Fits in the Frame is my own independently produced experimental folk EP, released on May 2019, drawing on themes of time, instantiation and death. This project was a long time in the making, and I am very excited to share this with you.
I composed and produced this collection from scratch, with all instruments recorded live. The collection is written in one of my favourite genres, experimental folk, blending elements of traditional folk with modern industrial sound. The tracks utilise big acoustic guitar sounds, smooth electric swells and restless banjo licks, swirling in a carefully crafted reverberant space.
Fits in the Frame mixes folk ideas with contemporary execution, it takes inspiration from the aesthetic of Americana, analogue photography, and 'Morii', to weave a deep soundscape.
This EP is accompanied by visuals that inspired a lot of the themes featured in the compilation. The South Downs in Brighton is a powerful muse, providing both stimulation and solace where I needed it.
Just as much an exercise in conceptual composition as it is in personal expression, these six songs come together to form a whole that portrays more than just the sum of its parts. This EP demonstrates everything I have accomplished in music composition, recording and mixing. It was a long journey to get to this place and hope you enjoy the result.
Images for this project coming soon.