Djrum ‎– Portrait With Firewood DoLP - Vinylhouse
R & S Records

Djrum ‎– Portrait With Firewood DoLP

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Label R & S Records

Cat RS1810

Format DoLP Vinyl

Styles Ambient, Broken Beat, IDM, Jungle, Techno

'Portrait With Firewood' is Felix’s most personal body of work to date, the product of an emotionally turbulent 2017, capturing the range of feelings and emotions he went through in vivid sonic beauty. By putting aside his previous sampleadelic approach he returned to his childhood instrument of the piano as a core starting point. "It's a confessional record… I realise that's a word mostly used to describe singer/songwriter rather than (largely) instrumental music, but I think it's apt. There's a sort of emotional candour.” Felix is classically trained in the jazz tradition and influenced by the likes of Keith Jarrett and Alice Coltrane. Previously he was shy at the prospect of fans hearing his piano playing, but determined to overcome this fear he has brought forward a new honesty to his work. "Finding the confidence to work with my own piano improvisations was a big part of that. Once I had figured out how I was going to make the music, it actually fell in to place rather quickly.” Felix's goal was to create something "overwhelmingly beautiful", but also to capture the "inherent melancholy in beauty in all it's impermanance and fragility". He took inspiration and solace from performance artist Marina Abramovic. "She has an incredibly deep understanding of the human condition, and... more


A1 Unblocked

A2 Waters Rising

A3 Creature Pt. 1

B1 Creature Pt. 2

B2 Sex

C1 Blue Violet

C2 Sparrows

D1 Showreel Pt. 3

D2 Blood In My Mouth


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