Laurence Pike

Holy Spring

£10.99
  • Laurence Pike - Holy Spring
17th May 2019 / CD & LP / The Leaf Label

Laurence Pike

Holy Spring

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Holy Spring follows Laurence Pike’s 2018 debut solo album Distant Early Warning. Laurence is one third of Szun Waves, who released their second album New Hymn To Freedom last year to critical acclaim. The name of the album is beautifully ambiguous, evoking a wellspring, but also rebirth, and more besides. It sounds constantly, effervescently fresh, just as it should when its creation was a series of surprises to its own creator. Whether as part of PVT, Triosk or Szun Waves, or collaborating with Liars, legendary jazz pianist Mike Nock, DD Dumbo or the mighty Bill Callahan, he has long been a responsive musician, for whom sensitive listening leads to spontaneous invention. Every motion, from the most minuscule flicker to a primal groove, is an expression of what’s happening around him. Which is precisely how he, and the ensembles he’s been part of, have been able to navigate so deftly between the poles of the familiar. Pike’s work has always skirted around electronica, spiritual jazz, post-rock and many other recognisable sounds, without ever converging on one single style or resorting to obvious fusions.

Limited Edition LP on Transparent Blue Vinyl.

Format /CD & LP
Released /17th May 2019
Catalogue / BAY114CD
Barcode / 843190011421
Artist / Laurence Pike
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