on Wednesday 12 April 2017
Common Eider King Eider is an evolving art and music collaboration
between Rob Fisk (Badgerlore, Six Organs of Admittance/Hexadic
collaborator), Vicky Fong, Andee Connors (A Minor Forest), Andrew
Weathers and Blaine Todd. A potent mix of blackened ambience, drone and
silence incorporating viola, vast chorale arrangements, and field
Labels representing CEKE since their inception in 2007 include Cold Spring, Pesanta Urfolk, Black Horizons, Root Strata, Sol y Nieve, and their own imprint Caribou People.
Swelling vocal abstractions augmented with lush blankets of layered viola stretched out of time- hushed, yet unnerving to experience. Terrifying, beautiful, spare, the sound of light nullified and at the same time a celebration of the power and beauty of the sun.