TUNE Dan Michaelson - Colourfield - Prelude
Dan Michaelson has announced the release of his new album 'Colourfield', out on 24th July on Village Green Recordings.
Having made its radio debut on Elizabeth Alker’s BBC Radio 3 show Unclassified, 'Colourfield - Prelude' is Dan's first instrumental release for the contemporary music label. Sharing some common ground with Spiritualized, John Luther Adams, Gavin Bryars and Mogwai, 'Prelude' employs cavernous saxophone drones, distorted reverbs and orchestral sweeps to create a slowly unfolding sound mass, exposing an introduction to 'Colourfield' at its core.
On making the decision to step back from singing and lyric writing, the thinking was simple, “everyone gets tired of the sound of their own voice sometimes...”.