Rachael Dadd - Kaleidoscope
This item is scheduled to be released on 14th October 2022.
Dense and beautifully hypnotic music, this really is a beauty.
Wildly creative free-form songwriter Rachael Dadd is to release her brand new studio album ‘Kaleidoscope’ via Memphis Industries and follows 2019’s 'Flux', which was released to much acclaim and which she was touring when the pandemic struck.
+ Dinked Edition 203
+ Exclusive Kaleidoscope splatter coloured vinyl *
+ Bonus EP “The Bridge” featuring Rozi Plain & This is the Kit *
+ Hand numbered *
+ Limited Pressing of 300 *
+ One per customer
*EXCLUSIVE to Dinked Edition
Like so many people disconnected from their communities and struggling through the lockdowns, Rachael Dadd turned inwards, seeking escape through music and connection through song writing, and her hope is that when people listen to ‘Kaleidoscope' “they will feel held and find space to breathe, grieve and celebrate.”
“This album is a lot more honest and personal than ‘Flux'” she shares, “but I feel the songs are universal as they are largely rooted in truth and love. If I had to pick a favourite album it would be this one because of the magical rekindling of human
connection when me and my band got back in a room together again. All that magic went into these songs."
Co-produced "intuitively, boldly, and playfully" by Rachael and Rob Pemberton (The Staves, Emily Barker, Maja Lena), ‘Kaleidoscope’ includes musical collaborators such as Maja Lena (Low Chimes), long-time collaborator Emma Gatrill (Willy Mason), Alex Heane (bass), Charlotte West (synths), Alex Garden (strings) and ‘Flux’ producer Marcus Hamblett (Villagers, James Holden, The Staves), giving the record "just the right colour combination, just the right pattern of shapes, plenty of space where needed and finally landing in a sound world that feels fresh and open and true” reflects Rachael.
Japanese aesthetics absorbed from her time spent living there are subconsciously woven into Rachael’s songs. "I first stepped foot in Tokyo in 2008, sparked by the adventure of such a rich and different culture and later on I lived on a small island and
experienced an appealing and balanced way of life: the aesthetics, the art and the traditions,” she recalls. “There was a lot of caring for each other, a lot of gentleness, and a lot of simple living in harmony with nature. Japan left its cultural mark
on me and is now part of my inner world and I’m sure this comes out with the words and music I write”. “But overall” Rachael explains “this is an album of homecoming
and reconnecting to my own truth, to my community here, to the earthy land that I love and to the sky that I know.”
When is this released?
Rachael Dadd - Kaleidoscope is available for preorder now and has a scheduled release date of 14th October 2022. In the event of any delays to this date, we will try to keep this page updated, specifically in the 'release updates' tab. Sadly, we are seeing a lot of date changes in 2022 so please bear with us.
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