Borealis is the debut collaborative album between John Hayes and Maxy Dutcher. It will be out out n September 25th via Moderna Records. According to the press release, Hayes, a pianist and producer from Minneapolis (MN), is known best for his ability to craft delicate piano compositions as well as his experimental recording techniques which have led to his unique sound and timbre. Dutcher, an electronic musician from Missoula (MT), primarily creates experimental ambient and dance music. He uses both analog and digital equipment to create elaborate soundscapes and driving, interlocking rhythms.
“Arch Dance” is the first excerpt. They explain: “Arch Dance is music to contemplate the vastness of the universe and a call to experience adventurous spaces along the road to self-discovery. Anchored in a featherlike bed of piano chords and powdered by touches of electronic beauty…”