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Glacis & Gavin Miller // Nothing Hurts Forever CDR

Glacis & Gavin Miller // Nothing Hurts Forever CDR

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The British label Whitelabrecs, which has released a large number of high-quality ambient works in CDR format since 2015It arrived suddenly.

This work is a collaboration of the British neo-classical duo.Contains 10 ambient to neoclassical songs.

Edition of 100. It includes printed front, rear and inner sleeves featuring photography by Ali Safavi, along with a card sleeve which houses a printed vinyl-effect CDr.

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"Glacis is Euan Millar-McMeeken, originally from Dundee but currently residing in London after a recent move South. Gavin Miller is an artist from Bradford, a city tucked away in the shadow of Leeds and he also records as Worriedaboutsatan. This British duo have released solo records through labels such as Lost Tribe Sound, Sound In Silence, Fluid Audio, Facture and Shimmering Moods to name but a few and in'Nothing Hurts Forever' they have undertaken an exercise of collaboration, to sensitively compliment one another's sound.

The result is a raw and intimate set of ten pieces for piano, strings, guitar and drone, which stop just short of what you might call modern classical music. Euan's piano compositions retain an authentic character which deliberately documents the original recording environment, as marks Gavin's strings and guitar adornments add a richness to these, emphasizing texture and heightening a melancholic mood. Are left on this album by creaking chairs, scraping floors and a family environment.

'Nothing Hurts Forever' is free from a clear concept, as Euan wrestled with homesickness having moved to England and was looking for a creative outlet in which to channel his feelings, or perhaps escape them. He was struck one day whilst listening to Frightened Rabbit, whose lead singer Scott Hutchinson had passed away in 2018. He recalled words that were said back then:'nothing hurts forever'. He remembered thinking at the time of Scott's death that this wasn't always true, as some things do in fact hurt forever. Perhaps this statement is more useful, to provide reassurance during a period of discomfort or unease. Adapting to changes, such as moving home or changing jobs for example. For bigger things, perhaps the hurt can lessen or fade over time or From this point, the record felt like a follow-on to the previous Glacis album'The World Is A Little Lonelier Without You', a tribute to his father.

With the adaptation and sensitive expansion of Euan's piano environments, Gavin has retained all of the personal character which is so important to his peer. Yet the stories are given an extra dimension and something so personal becoming a collaboration opens this out to be a space for our own interpretation as the moods and track titles provide food for thought. "

Whitelabrecs

Artist: Glacis & Gavin Miller

Label: Whitelabrecs

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The British label Whitelabrecs, which has released a large number of high-quality ambient works in CDR format since 2015It arrived suddenly.

This work is a collaboration of the British neo-classical duo.Contains 10 ambient to neoclassical songs.

Edition of 100. It includes printed front, rear and inner sleeves featuring photography by Ali Safavi, along with a card sleeve which houses a printed vinyl-effect CDr.

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"Glacis is Euan Millar-McMeeken, originally from Dundee but currently residing in London after a recent move South. Gavin Miller is an artist from Bradford, a city tucked away in the shadow of Leeds and he also records as Worriedaboutsatan. This British duo have released solo records through labels such as Lost Tribe Sound, Sound In Silence, Fluid Audio, Facture and Shimmering Moods to name but a few and in'Nothing Hurts Forever' they have undertaken an exercise of collaboration, to sensitively compliment one another's sound.

The result is a raw and intimate set of ten pieces for piano, strings, guitar and drone, which stop just short of what you might call modern classical music. Euan's piano compositions retain an authentic character which deliberately documents the original recording environment, as marks Gavin's strings and guitar adornments add a richness to these, emphasizing texture and heightening a melancholic mood. Are left on this album by creaking chairs, scraping floors and a family environment.

'Nothing Hurts Forever' is free from a clear concept, as Euan wrestled with homesickness having moved to England and was looking for a creative outlet in which to channel his feelings, or perhaps escape them. He was struck one day whilst listening to Frightened Rabbit, whose lead singer Scott Hutchinson had passed away in 2018. He recalled words that were said back then:'nothing hurts forever'. He remembered thinking at the time of Scott's death that this wasn't always true, as some things do in fact hurt forever. Perhaps this statement is more useful, to provide reassurance during a period of discomfort or unease. Adapting to changes, such as moving home or changing jobs for example. For bigger things, perhaps the hurt can lessen or fade over time or From this point, the record felt like a follow-on to the previous Glacis album'The World Is A Little Lonelier Without You', a tribute to his father.

With the adaptation and sensitive expansion of Euan's piano environments, Gavin has retained all of the personal character which is so important to his peer. Yet the stories are given an extra dimension and something so personal becoming a collaboration opens this out to be a space for our own interpretation as the moods and track titles provide food for thought. "

Whitelabrecs

Artist: Glacis & Gavin Miller

Label: Whitelabrecs