Memory Drawings Vinyl, CD & tapes from this artist at Norman Records
Of course Memory Drawings are sad. Consisting at their core of Richard Adams (from the ever-erstwhile post-rock band Hood and the downbeat Declining Winter), dulcimer player Joel Harrison and violinist Sarah Kemp, plus friends of a bygone era of do...read more »
Of course Memory Drawings are sad. Consisting at their core of Richard Adams (from the ever-erstwhile post-rock band Hood and the downbeat Declining Winter), dulcimer player Joel Harrison and violinist Sarah Kemp, plus friends of a bygone era of dour rock music, the group make music for arthouse movies to get a little more sepia-toned to. Creating perpetual motion out of an autumn afternoon, their immensely rhythmic music is a sympathetic friend for your down days, an intimate instrumental music last heard from groups like Rachel's. Treasure it.
When they get the chance to hop across their individual continents, Memory Drawings thread together vulnerable records of never-climaxing post-rock. The Nearest Exit was a perfect example of the other-worldly sound they create, Harrison's hammered dulcimer offering an estranged timbre while also strengthening their rhythmic propulsions. Through this, the band gain a sort of environmental tension, their music containing the bustle of urban sprawl while hiding away from it in a pastoral rural hub. Released on Public House Recordings, their new LP Music For Another Loss offered more of the same heartbreak, the trio creating an anonymous soundtrack for you to supplant your woe onto. Memory Drawings make that kind of music: evocative but ambiguous, it is yours for the experiencing.
Similar to Memory Drawings:
William Ryan Fritch, Rafael Anton Irisarri, Rothko, Machinefabriek, The Gentleman Losers, Esmerine, Ian Hawgood, Piano Magic, Aaron Martin, Hood, The Declining Winter, C. Diab
No one evokes the emotional atmospheres of the North quite like Richard Adams, so thank god he's made Belmont Slope, a musical fable about the M62. Mysterious and muffled, he returns with his Declining Winter moniker to detail further secrets hiding in the Yorkshire soil. If it's anything l...view item
Third album from the Anglo/American collective Memory Drawings, featuring members of Hood, Manyfingers, Brave Timbers and Movietone. Pushing their exquisite dulcimer/guitar/violin sound deeper into the heart of post-rock (with nods towards Bark Psychosis...view item
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Northern Exchange were a short-lived duo, operating from either side of the Pennines. They only put together one EP in their time, with three short tracks, and here it is. The Loveliest Lanes We Knew is a sweet set of songs, made with minimal means and (apparently) a deep love of Young Marble Giants. A ...view item
A long awaited re-issue of one of our favourite albums over the last few years. Memory Drawings are led by dulcimer player Joel Hanson alongside Hood and sometime the Declining Winter main-man Richard Adams and Br...view item
The first 200 copies of the album comes with a bonus CD containing excellent remixes by The Sly and Unseen, Benoit Pioulard, William Ryan Fritch, Pausal, A New Line (Related), and Talvihorros.
Memory Drawings consist of American hammered dulcimer player Joel Hanson who alongside Hood's Richard Adams and Lanterns on the L...view item
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