Two years after stunning debut full-length Aromanticism and 2018’s Black In Deep Red, 2014, American songwriter Moses Sumney announced the release of a new double album which will be out in two parts (first part in February). græ is out in full on May 15th via Jagjaguwar. Pre-order is available here. We already shared “Virile”, “Me in 20 years” and “Polly”.
Accompanied by a full band, recently he visited the Moog Sound Lab in Asheville, North Carolina to perform a reimagination of the track “Conveyor”. According to the press release, In this rendition of the unreleased track, Sumney processes his vocals through the Moog 16 Channel Vocoder, using the Matriarch synthesizer to serve as the vocoder’s carrier signal in order to transform and resynthesize his voice. Sumney also incorporates a looper pedal to manipulate both the dry and vocoded vocals, creating rhythmic patterns throughout the track. He is accompanied by Zach Cooper on bass, Mike Haldeman on guitar, Darian Thomas on violin, and Ian Chang on drums and sensory percussion.