But it came about through a long, circuitous andmost importantlyongoing journey. Colin walked out and was graced by a single spotlight. Colin stetson, saxophone shaman, got together with violinist sarah neufeld to. Yet, on all this i do for glory, colin stetson presents nuanced works for solo woodwinds various saxophones and a contrabass clarinet in which his propensity for manipulations of the instruments accomplishes this mysterious task. Born and raised in ann arbor, mi, colin stetson earned a degree in music from his hometown school, the university of michigan, in 1997. He started off with a track called among the sef off his latest album, new history warfare volume 3. Noted for his unusual oneman ensemble technique, the avant saxophonist plays with indie rockers, jazz groups. Colin stetson is a composer, known for hereditary 2018, red dead redemption ii 2018 and color out of space 2019. It was around this time only last year that colin stetson released his extraordinary reworking of henryk gorecks symphony no. Apr 27, 2015 virtuosic saxophonist colin stetson teams with arcade fire violinist sarah neufeld for an album of inspired minimalism. He composes and performs otherworldly songs that combine a mastery of circular breathing technique with percussive valvework and reed vocalizations.
Colin stetson was born and raised in ann arbor, spent a decade in san francisco and brooklyn honing his formidable talents as a horn player, eventually settling in montreal in 2007. Hereditary is well worth a listen for a colin stetson fan who isnt really into horror films though as it showcases something that his solo releases lack. He is best known as a regular collaborator of the indie rock acts arcade fire, bon iver, bell orchestre, and ex eye. Facebook is showing information to help you better understand the purpose of a page. Boomkat limited second floor, swan building 20 swan street manchester m4 5jw united kingdom tel. Adventurous multiinstrumentalist colin stetson scores the new horror film from. Colin stetson was born and raised in ann arbor, mi and earned a degree in music from his hometown school, the university of michigan, in 1997. This is colin s second solo record and his first for constellation. Colin stetson sarah neufeld duo never were the way she was, released 28 april 2015 1. That work was a huge undertaking, drawing as it did from a wellloved classical piece and the demands of working with a large number of different musicians. Stream adfree or purchase cds and mp3s now on amazon. Bird or branch, groundswell, awake on foreign shores writer. Passed through a dog collar microphone, his hoarse wail is as distinct as the low, loping drones that tear forth from.
Passed through a dog collar microphone, his hoarse wail is as distinct. Hear charlie from colin stetsons hereditary soundtrack. Colin stetson has developed a unique and renowned voice as a performer and composer, chiefly on bass and tenor saxophones, where he rallies an array of technical strengths and innovations circular breathing, contact micing of his own body and the body of his instrument, vocalizations through the reed to make some of the most captivatingly. Flight two of constellations acclaimed solo instrumental artists join forces on this tremendous new album of original compositions. All this i do for glory by colin stetson on amazon music. Six years in san francisco followed, then another four in brooklyn, ny. The rhythms, melodies and harmonies produced by one mans windpipe and fingers are aweinspiring. Colin stetson understands this well and his work reflects it. Never were the way she was by colin stetson and sarah. Stetsons solo releases tend to have the proud disclaimer all songs recorded live no overdubsloops appended to them.
Whilst this makes you applaud his amazing chops as. The eight pieces on the album feel simultaneously contemplative and busy. On the one hand, he makes pieces that sound songlike without them actually being songs. Sorrow a reimagining of goreckis 3rd symphony colin. Neufeld and stetson had first met in 2006 when neufelds bell orchestre shared a bill with antibalas, who stetson was playing with. Polish cellist resina and saxophonist colin stetson may play radically different. Colin stetson is a canadianamerican saxophonist, multireedist, and composer based in montreal. Hear his forthcoming album before its release on april 28. Ex eye is an overwhelming band for overwhelming times. Colin stetson born march 3, 1975 is a canadianamerican saxophonist, multireedist, and composer based in montreal. Colin stetson biography, albums, streaming links allmusic. Nov 02, 20 e ven if you dont know colin stetsons name you might have heard him play, accompanying the likes of arcade fire, bon iver and feist.
Colin stetson and sarah neufeld the rest of us official music video duration. Annabelles curses vast oceans meditates on a groundswell of human. Virtuosic saxophonist colin stetson teams with arcade fire violinist sarah neufeld for an album of inspired minimalism. There are two main features of the music of colin stetson, evident on all this i do for glory, no more or less than in his previous output. Book burning by colin stetson on hereditary original motion picture soundtrack. In addition to saxophone, he plays clarinet, bass clarinet, french horn, flute, and cornet stetson. Colin stetson scores new horror film hereditary, shares origins of funeral.
May 16, 2017 colin stetson isnt a singer, but you could recognize his voice from anywhere. Six years in san francisco followed, then another four in. Complete your colin stetson and sarah neufeld collection. Listen to colin stetson soundcloud is an audio platform that lets you listen to what you love and share the sounds you create montreal. Over the years he has worked extensively live and in studio with a wide range of bands and musicians including tom waits, arcade fire, bon iver, tv on the radio.
Saxophonist colin stetson is a master of circular breathing. Stream tracks and playlists from colin stetson on your desktop or mobile device. E ven if you dont know colin stetsons name you might have heard him play, accompanying the likes of arcade fire, bon iver and feist. Woodwind player colin stetson can play powerfully while circular breathing for long periods, can draw multiphonics out of a sax with great skill, and can. But colin stetson is a man with a talent that i can only describe as gamechanging. Time is advancing with fitful irregularity, as a bird or branch, groundswell.
Colin stetson albums, songs discography album of the year. Colin stetson scores new horror film hereditary, shares. There were those, who didnt run, there were those, who couldnt take it, there were those, who stayed in the city, where was it. January 4, 2011 on this weeks show, hear new music from bright eyes, hiphop duo gside, colin stetson, psychedelic rock from zambia and new music from the veteran english postpunk band wire. Sorrow a reimagining of goreckis 3rd symphony by colin stetson, released 08 april 2016 1. It marks the feature debut of writerdirector ari aster, and is a devastating familial drama dressed up as a psychological chiller. Colin stetson is a horn player of uncommon strength, skill and genredefying creativity. Sorrow a reimagining of goreckis 3rd symphony colin stetson. Composed for the upcoming horror film hereditary starring toni collette and ann dowd, colin stetsons new instrumental piece charlie is not for casual listening. Stream late icelandic composer johann johannsson, english electronic duo autechre, and the sounds of nature.
Stetson has become one of the most visible and celebrated saxophonists across a wide range of streams in the musical universe. Jun 15, 2018 the score for hereditary is by american composer and instrumentalist colin stetson, a saxophone player by trade, who has worked with a multitude of contemporary artists in the pop and rock worlds from arcade fire and bon iver to tom waits, lou reed, david byrne, and the chemical brothers. Stetson has, after all, collaborated with arcade fire and bon iver, and theres no doubt a whole indie sensibility informing his work. Show all release groups instead, or show various artists release groups. As a solo musician he recently completed an album trilogy. Browse colin stetson tour dates and order tickets for upcoming concerts near you. Never were the way she was is a collaborative album by colin stetson and sarah neufeld, released on april 28, 2015 by constellation records.
His newest album is also his leanest and most accessible. Celebrated for the way he demolishes cliches to unleash fresh, unexpected energies, pitchfork stetson took on the mammoth task of reimagining goreckis symphony for an expansive and contemporary sonic palate. Stream colin stetson s, all this i do for glory stetson s ability on the saxophone borders on the supernatural. Colin stetsons utterly captivating score to ari asters debut horror film. In addition to saxophone, he plays clarinet, bass clarinet, french horn, flute, and cornet stetson has released various solo releases, including his debut and. Check out groundswell by colin stetson on amazon music. In addition to saxophone, he plays clarinet, bass clarinet, french horn, flute, and cornet. Henryk goreckis iconic 3rd symphony made a major impact on listeners in the early 90s and was a musical touchstone for virtuosic saxophonist colin stetson. It was recorded live in the studio without the use of overdubs or loops at the end of the world studio in vermont. Feist, bon iver, tom waits, tv on the radio, david. Its orchestral swells beckon a flurry of woodwind clunking into the deepest frequencies. Stetson is able to coax sounds from the instruments, of which, to our knowledge, no other human being is capable. Apr 28, 2017 yet, on all this i do for glory, colin stetson presents nuanced works for solo woodwinds various saxophones and a contrabass clarinet in which his propensity for manipulations of the instruments accomplishes this mysterious task.
Colin stetson the rain like curses, released 21 january 2019. Colin stetson isnt a singer, but you could recognize his voice from anywhere. The manner in which he plays his tenor sax reminds one of free jazz grandmasters like evan parker, peter brotzmann and anthony braxton. Noted for his unusual oneman ensemble technique, the avant saxophonist plays with indie rockers, jazz groups, a black metal band, and scores films. Stream colin stetsons, all this i do for glory stetsons ability on the saxophone borders on the supernatural. This fascintaing journey of stetsons continues to uncover new ground with each and.1128 1140 997 206 271 1395 1374 412 738 17 1419 231 1469 235 150 986 1415 1183 656 1488 1115 524 69 367 329 1437 937 1234 45 1389 1384