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Dasom Baek & Violeta Garcia

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KIT RECORDS



cassette

Released: 22nd Oct 2021

£9.99


International power duo Dasom Baek (traditional Korean flutes) and Violeta García (cello) present their debut album.

is the sound of two leading composers and improvisers pushing their instruments to the technical and creative limit, then beyond into places unnavigated, futuristic and often haunting. Dasom and Violeta tussle with playful and at times brutal mastery between passages of sparse melody, acrobatic percussion and harmonic drift, while interjecting voices fracture and reassemble into intimate, improbable forms. It is hard to imagine an album more abundant in ideas and motifs, all atomised as soon as they are brought to life. The effect is a tapestry of rugged spirits - moving, and at times just plain beautiful. Recommended for fans of Okkyung Lee, John Butcher, Messiaen, or Ernst Reijseger. Dasom Baek is a composer, improviser and performer of traditional Korean instruments, mainly Daegeum, Sogeum. Dasom pursues ground-breaking and modern music rooted in traditional K

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