MINING - Chimet

"A slow, magnificent rollercoaster of sound"

MINING is a collective of musicians, data scientists, programmers, photographers and designers, and Chimet is their first album. The album was created using weather data collected from Chichester West Pole Beacon (in the Solent) during a storm sequence in October 2017. Through a process of sonification, the data was used to create 67 minutes of extraordinary music that maps the course of the storms over a full week. Matthew Bourne then added piano and cello in one take, reacting to the ebb and flow of the piece. The final result is at once powerful, meditative, enveloping and challenging - a slow, magnificent rollercoaster of sound. 

+ Released on CD and a Limited Edition of 504 double vinyl LPs. 

+ Unique vinyl packaging created using the same weather data to generate 504 individual pieces of art that will be digitally printed on the sleeves, corresponding to a specific 20 minute section of the storm, annotated with time and date and the limited edition number. 

⚠ Updates

This title has been delayed from January to May.


• Indie Exclusive release of 504 double LPs.
• Each record is packaged in a unique, digitally-printed sleeve, time-stamped to correspond to a specific 20-minute segment of the storm sequence.


1. Ophelia
2. Petrichor

1. Latent
2. Chimet 50º 45’.45 N, 00º 56'.59 W

1. Arise
2. Force 10 Pt. 1

1. Force 10 Pt. 2
2. Debris

Release Info

Release Date: 8th March 2024
Format: 2LP or CD
Label: The Leaf Label

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