PIRATE SHIP QUINTET, THE

EMITTER (DENOVALI)

PIRATE SHIP QUINTET, THE - EMITTER 131559
Format:
2 LP
Release:
24.05.2019
Label:
DENOVALI
Kat.-Nr.:
131559
Barcode:
4059251315599
Vinyl: heavy gatefold sleeves + black polylined inner sleeves, 2 different vinyl colors, 180g vinyl, free download code.

Emitter is the third release by UK based instrumental ensemble The Pirate Ship Quintet.

This follows their highly acclaimed 2007 self-titled debut EP and 2012's full length, Rope for No Hopers.

Once again taking their favoured DIY approach, the album was recorded and mixed by the band, giving them complete control over the record's direction and nuance.

Emitter?was mastered in the US by renowned musician and engineer James Plotkin, who has also worked with the likes of ISIS, Earth and Sunn O))).

The album features a number of collaborators including award winning modern classical composer Emily Hall (Bedroom Community) adding the voices of her curated choir to `Companion'?and `Wreath'.

Further vocal performances come from soloists Blythe Pepino (Vaults/Mesadorm) and award-winning singer-songwriter Emily Barker.The title track `Emitter' showcases celebrated saxophonist Andrew Hayes (Run Logan Run/Tezeta), whose bright jazz flourishes and rending wails add a deeply plaintive touch.

The band's cellist Sandy Bartai (London Symphony Orchestra and BBC National Orchestra of Wales) delivers the sombre laments that are the calling-card of The Pirate Ship Quintet.

Emitter?is the band's most ambitious release to date, shying away from traditional songwriting paradigms and encouraging the music to progress into more eclectic spaces.

This has allowed the band to explore their individual tastes and influences. The album flows organically between smaller, tightly-focused pieces and longer, more expansive suites which together form a cohesive soundscape.

The Pirate Ship Quintet's core line-up consists of Sandy Bartai (cello), Alphie Matthews (guitar), Jonathan Sturgess (drums), Jonathan Ziapour (bass) and Alex Hobbis (guitar).
 
  • Tracklisting
  • 1.1. FIRST
  • 1.2. COMPANION
  • 1.3. THIRD
  • 1.4. EMITTER
  • 2.1. FIFTH
  • 2.2. WREATH
  • 2.3. SEVENTH
  • 2.4. SYMMETRY IS DEAD
  • 2.5. NINTH