Stir is the first collaboration between Chicago based guitarist, composer and improviser Bill MacKay (which recetly released new solo album Fountain Fire) and cellist and veteran of the Chicago Symphony Orchestra Katinka Kleijn. It is out on october 11th via Drag City. It is centered on a series of MacKay‘s compositions, partially inspired by Hermann Hesse’s novel Steppenwolf. “Hermine” is the first excerpt. Watch the official video below.