Immediate Horizon is the collaborative album between Brisbane-based sound artist, ROOM40 owner Lawrence English and Italian musician Alessandro Cortini. It is out on November 30th via ROOM40. It is a live recording, made at the premiere of the piece during Berlin Atonal, held at Kraftwerk in Berlin. “Immediate Horizon 2” is the first excerpt. Listen below.
Following a number of months exchanging compositional ideas and materials, Cortini and English met in Berlin several days ahead of the festival and commenced an intense period of rehearsal and arrangement. The resulting piece, Immediate Horizon, traces their shared interests in harmony and texture. It is a work that meditates on saturation and the ruptures that occur when harmonic elements are stacked. Immediate Horizon’s five pieces swell and burst in a perpetual sense of pulse.