WALKER, KARIMA

WAKING THE DREAMING BODY (KEELED SCALES)

WALKER, KARIMA - WAKING THE DREAMING BODY 143940
Format:
1 CD
Release:
26.02.2021
Label:
KEELED SCALES
Kat.-Nr.:
143940
Barcode:
0682604702858
Waking the Dreaming Body is the follow-up to Tucson artist Karima Walker's 2017 standout album Hands In Our Names, which garnered praise from Pitchfork, MOJO, and Bandcamp.

The album includes dense harmonic arrangements of synthesizer, guitar, piano, percussion, field recordings, tape loops and Karima's dulcet singing voice.

The final result is a 40-minute dream-narrative of her conscious and subconscious minds that oscillates between the rich textures of her ambient work and the melody and poetry of her melancholic, Americana-tinged songwriting, their ebb and flow recalling liminal states of half-sleep where images and emotions are recalled and forecasted from the previous night's dreams.

Night falls in regular intervals throughout the album, forming a natural dialogue between waking and dreaming.
 
  • Tracklisting
  • 1.1. RECONSTELLATED
  • 1.2. SOFTER
  • 1.3. INTERLUDE
  • 1.4. WINDOW I
  • 1.5. WINDOW II
  • 1.6. HORIZON, HARBOR RESONANCE
  • 1.7. WAKING THE DREAMING BODY
  • 1.8. FOR HEDDI