uume (pronounced “you-m”) is an exercise in informed intuition and unfettered discovery. Brewed in small batches.
Ola – cello, voice, electronics, violin, zippers Claude – drums, electronics, double bass, violin, voice, zippers Guest vocals by our roosters if you listen closely.
Thanks to Phil, Barry, and the Tone Burst family of artists and supporters, Andy and Team TQ (and TQN-aut!) , Ross at Steep Gloss, Lidija, Hilary Hawke, Immara, Tolga Baklacioglu, our bros in the Local Service Initiative, Famous Letter Writer, Hydrogen Bouquet, Rube Waddell, FernLodge, Raoul van Herpan and EAT, Mattic, Grant and Ethan for the cymbals, Jill Savage for the cellos and double bass, Acep at the Kelp Bed, Fable Grazer, Otto’s Abode, The Station, and everyone who has supported in us in any way in this journey, particularly our families and especially Howard and Yasemin.
A special word of thanks for all the artists we connect with online and live for the inspiration and attention.
The ‘In Steps’ versions are edits of a collection of postal tape loops, that travelled back and forth between Belfast & Munich in 2020. Initially there was no real plan for these other than it being an exploratory & fun activity. When T.Jervell brought the loop tape & tea project to us we knew that they had a found a new purpose.
After enjoying the pre-recorded loop with your tea, we would like to encourage you, if possible, to record over the tape with another loop from the digital release. Explore the nooks and crannies of all the… more
Loop Tape & Tea. Winter Edition & 3rd in the series.
The tea provided with the cassette is Satemwa Antlers from Shire Highlands, Thyola, Malawi. Unlike other teas, this tea is composed purely of stems from the tea plant. No leaves. Mirroring the naked trees in winter. Tastes of lychee, lilac & honey.
Sanger & Sanger is a collaborative effort between brothers Joseph Myoushin Sanger, a certified Shakuhachi master and teacher based in Hiroshima and internationally renowned electronic musician, Luke Sanger. The improvised studio session incorporates live Shakuhachi with parallel processing and accompaniment from Ciat-Lonbarde instruments.