Basket 0

👌 Your order qualifies for free shipping You are €85 away from free shipping.
No more products available for purchase

Leave a note for us...
Leave a gift message
Subtotal
View Basket
Continue to the checkout to apply any gift cards or discount codes and to review shipping and collection options.

Your basket is empty

This product is a Pre Order and is scheduled to be released 20th September 2024

This product is available on preorder with a limited discounted price.

Nonpareils - Rhetoric & Terror

€29,95

This product is available on pre order with a limited discounted price.

Format
It's not scary really. (Nonpareils' heady audio homebrew is absolutely terrifying.)

Nonpareils, aka Aaron Hemphill, presents his second studio album, Rhetoric & Terror, released via Mute.

The album follows 2018’s Scented Pictures, and finds the Berlin-based artist - previously known as co-founder and co-songwriter of Liars - compelled to write more structured music, with specific parts and intentions that allude to visual imagery and emotional states. No stranger to reinventing his approach towards composition, Rhetoric & Terror feels like weare, perhaps for the first time, opening a doorway into Hemphill’s personal life, as well as his disparate sonic influences, wide-ranging journeys through philosophy, and through that, find him reflecting on his own role as an artist.

The album features his wife Angelika Kaswalder on vocals throughout, plus multi-instrumentalist Morgan Henderson (a longtime friend since Henderson’s time in the post-hardcore band The Blood Brothers) adding woodwinds and additional arrangement on Unscripting With The Snake And The Swan; 'Rhetoric & Terror', despite its intimidating name, is welcoming and playful, even during its most intense moments.

Tracklisting

1. Opening Chord
2. Unscripting With The Snake And The Swan
3. Figures Of Speech
4. Flowers Like The Rain
5. Six Six Seven (Monsieur Faux Pas)
6. Bring It On
7. The Broken Mirror Shaped Like A Day
8. Predictable Pan (Theme From A Book Of Perfectly Drawn Lines)
9. Strawberry Hill

Scheduled: 20th September 2024

Shipping & Delivery

Drift gladly ship all items Worldwide using Royal Mail Tracked® and DHL services. There is a shipping calculator available in the basket. Read More

Click & Collect

Available on all orders from Drift. Select the Click & Collect option during the checkout process. Read More.

UK Free Shipping

We offer free delivery on orders of £85 and over, sent within mainland UK. To qualify for free delivery, your order will be sent as one dispatch. Read More.

Global Shipping & Tax

If you are based outside the UK and EU, all prices will appear without tax at the checkout. Drift is IOSS registered and collects tax on all EU orders at point of purchase. Read More.
Earn 1 Point on this purchase. Learn more
[{"variant_id":"48993853538588" , "metafield_value":""},{"variant_id":"48993853702428" , "metafield_value":""}]
                               

Pre Order FAQ

When is this released?

Nonpareils - Rhetoric & Terror is available for Pre Order now and has a scheduled release date of 20th September 2024.

In the event of any delays to this date, we will try to keep this page updated in the '⚠ Updates' tab.

When will I get it?

We ship pre order items to arrive with you on or as close as possible to release day. We are limited naturally by when the stock arrives with us in Totnes, but we work hard to ship them in a timely fashion.

⚠ If you make a purchase from Drift that includes both Pre Order titles and in-stock titles, we will ship your entire order as one when all items are released. Read More.

What is the discount?

Every Pre Order product has a discount of between 10% and 15%. This is already factored into the price and will revert to full RRP during the week of release.