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Clarice Jensen


    NY-based cellist/composer Clarice Jensen’s third LP, ‘Esthesis’ is a deep + gorgeous new work conceptually structured around the emotional and harmonic spectrum and the phenomenon of chromesthesia – a condition whereby sound involuntarily evokes an experience of colour, shape and movement.

    Following up her critically-acclaimed 2020 LP ‘The experience of repetition as death’, ‘Esthesis’ sees Jensen expanding her oeuvre + introducing a wider instrumental range, including the piano of Timo Andres and the voices of Laura Lutzke, Francesca Federico and Emma Broughton. Mixed by Francesco Donadello, it is released a week ahead of a UK/EU tour supporting Dustin O’Halloran.

    Jensen has recorded + performed with a host of artists including Jóhann Jóhannsson, Max Richter, Nick Cave, Björk, Stars of the Lid, Dustin O’Halloran, Nico Muhly, Taylor Swift, Michael Stipe, the National + many others.

    Set Fire To Flames

    Sings Reign Rebuilder - 20th Anniversary Edition

      Unavailable on vinyl for over 20 years, ‘Sings Reign Rebuilder’ was the stunning 2001 debut LP from Set Fire To Flames - a sprawling, adventurous 13-piece Montreal collective, including seven members of Godspeed you black emperor! plus others from bands like A Silver Mt Zion, Fly Pan Am, etc.

      The sole reason FatCat’s 130701 imprint was founded, the LP remains an incredible and unique document. Recorded over a five-day period in a rickety old house in a communal atmosphere of long-duration improvised creative activity, operating on no sleep / confinement / intoxication, it was brilliantly edited to mix post-rock guitar-scapes; extended passages of scratchy, freeform improv and concrete clatterings; atmospheric location recordings; stirring, chamber string arrangements; deep/sparse drones; and Kraut-like, heavily rhythmic workouts.

      Described on its release by TimeOut as “one of the most broodingly beautiful, dramatically emotional, hauntingly evocative albums likely to ever scrape at your soul… This record will kill you”; and by Pitchfork as “a gripping testament to the power of emotional expression in music... a marvelously inventive and powerful album.”  Perhaps the most dynamic and adventurous record to come out of the early 2000s Montreal scene around Godspeed you black emperor!.

      Long-awaited first ever reissue of a classic album, which sold out of its original (only) pressing within weeks of its release on 15th October 2001 and has been unavailable since.

      Remastered at Dubplates & Mastering and issued in a heavyweight black vinyl double LP edition, including lavish gatefold packaging, 20th Anniversary-branded OBI strip and original 24-page 7” x 7” booklet with full colour print and eight tracing-paper pages plus full digital download coupon.


      ‘i Will Be True...’ (From Lips Of Lying Dying Wonder Body #1) / Reign Rebuilder [Head]
      Vienna Arcweld / Fucked Gamelan / Rigid Tracking
      Steal Compass / Drive North / Disappear
      Wild Dogs Of The Thunderbolt / ‘they Cannot Lock Me Up... I Am Eternally Free...’ (From Lips Of Lying Dying Wonder Body #2)
      There Is No Dance In Frequency And Balance 
      Côte D’abrahams Roomtone / ‘what’s Going On?...’ (From Lips Of Lying Dying Wonder Body #3)
      Love Song For 15 Ontario (W/ Singing Police Car)
      Injur: Gutted Two-Track
      When I First Get To Phoenix
      Shit-Heap-Gloria Of The New Town Planning
      Jesus / Pop
      Esquimalt Harbour
      Two Tears In A Bucket
      Fading Lights Are Fading / Reign Rebuilder [Tail Out]

      Emilie Levienaise-Farrouch


        Emilie Levienaise-Farrouch returns with a brilliant third album for FatCat’s 130701 imprint (Max Richter / Johann Johannsson / Dustin O’Halloran / Hauschka / etc). ‘Ravage’ is the pianist / composer’s first standalone album since 2018’s ‘Époques’, following which she has been busy building a name for herself scoring an increasingly high-profile series of films. A powerful, deeply personal LP that charts the process of grieving for a parent, Emilie describes it as “the most intimate + personal project I’ve created”.

        Set apart from the swathe of contemporary pianists by the boldness + bite of her sound design, whilst adding an intricate, emotive instrumental performance missing from much sound art, Emilie is steadily carving out a niche for herself as a composer with a singular sound + vision. Following recent adventurous composers like Johann Johannsson, Mica Levi and Hildur Gudnadottir, she looks set to break through as another hugely talented artist combining roles as composer for both film + her own wonderful music.


        1. Unsaid
        2. Ravage
        3. Fata Morgana
        4. An Easy Passage
        5. The Universe Within You

        6. Katabasis
        7. Tendrils
        8. Ephemeris
        9. Epilogue
        10. Parting Gift



          Warsaw-based cellist/composer Resina (Karolina Rec) returns with a first standalone album in three years, taking a big step forward on a bold and brilliantly expansive record that explores ideas about language, the voice and the unpredictability of nature. Recorded by Resina and Michał Kupicz, with striking additional mixing & production work by Daniel Rejmer (Ben Frost, Björk, Foals, Girls Names), ‘Speechless’ is fluid and muscular, with wide dynamics and a dark and powerful dramatic weight. Across nine tracks, Resina’s cello, voice and electronics are set alongside drummer Mateusz Rychlicki, the 23-piece 441 Hz choir, with Magdalena Gajdzica playing flute (track 1) and Michał Fojcik adding field recording & sound design (track 4).

          Removed from their regular, more refined classical contexts, cello and choir are subjected to electronic processing, expanded and deployed in a swirling, visceral sound-world, sometimes pushed into distortion and anchored alongside Rychlicki’s driving drumming. An amalgamation of noise, rock, ambient, choral and classical elements, ‘Speechless’ shifts from gossamer beauty to glowering threat; from pulsing minimalism to full-bore propulsive blow-outs. As well as moments of great beauty, it is shot through with shrieks and howls, cavernous bass drops, sirens and sudden pitch shifts.


          SIDE A

          1. Mercury Immersion
          2. Horse Tail
          3. Failed Myth Simulation
          4. Darwin’s Finches

          SIDE B

          5. Unveiling
          6. Manic
          7. Hajstra
          8. A Crooked God
          9. Recall

          Dmitry Evgrafov


            Dmitry Evgrafov returns with his fourth career album and third for FatCat’s 130701 imprint.

            His most accomplished work to date, ‘Surrender’ is a broad and dramatic record that expands the Moscow-based artist’s palette and reaches beyond the usual post-classical range. Revealing an ambitious scope across the twelve-track span, it is bold in conception and beautifully recorded. With Dmitry playing piano, marimba, xylophone, glockenspiel, bass guitar and synths and including sessions with an eight-piece string orchestra, a drummer and contributions from several instrumentalist peers, ‘Surrender’ was mixed and mastered by Martyn Heyne at Lichte Studio in Berlin.

            TRACK LISTING

            1 Splinter
            2 Sparkle
            3 Whirl
            4 Context
            5 Anthropocene
            6 Stymie
            7 Humble In Heart
            8 A Rural Song
            9 N.510
            10 Endless
            11 Serene Air
            12 Far And Close

            Clarice Jensen

            The Experience Of Repetition As Death

              Brooklyn-based cellist Clarice Jensen’s gorgeous sophomore album and first for FatCat’s pioneering 130701 imprint, ‘The experience of repetition as death’ was recorded and mixed by Francesco Donadello at Vox-Ton studios in Berlin in late 2018 and mastered by Rafael Anton Irisarri. Following up her hugely impressive 2018 debut, ‘For This From That Will Be Filled’, which included collaborations with Jóhann Jóhannsson and Michael Harrison, all of the material on this new album was written and performed by Clarice alone and all of the sounds on it were created with a cello through a variety of effects and effects pedals.

              Clarice has recorded and performed for a host of stellar artists including Jóhann Jóhannsson, Max Richter, Björk, Arcade Fire, Nick Cave, Jónsi, Stars of the Lid, Dustin O’Halloran, Joanna Newsom, Nico Muhly, Dirty Projectors, Frightened Rabbit and Beirut. Receiving glowing critical acclaim, both her previous releases made it into Pitchfork’s End Of Year charts.

              For fans of Jóhann Jóhannsson, Hildur Gudnadottir, Stars of the Lid, Max Richter, Pauline Oliveros, Harold Budd, A Winged Victory For The Sullen, Sarah Davachi, Resina, Maria W Horn, Ellen Arkbro, Kali Malone, Christina Vantzou, Abul Mogard, Galya Bisengalieva, Richard Skelton, GAS, Steve Reich.

              TRACK LISTING

              Day Tonight
              Holy Mother

              Ian William Craig

              Red Sun Through Smoke

                Vancouver-based singer/composer Ian William Craig returns with a brilliant and powerfully emotive new album. His first for a long while to be centred around the piano - and also one of his most pared back - the record was made through an intense period of personal loss and environmental catastrophe.

                ‘Red Sun Through Smoke’ was recorded over two cataclysmic weeks in August 2018 in Kelowna, whilst the city was encircled by the forest fires which, under a warming climate, now regularly rage through British Columbia in summertime. With smoke engulfing the landscape, it was recorded from start to finish in the living room of a small house owned by his grandfather, who was moved into palliative care and tragically died halfway through the recording, his lungs filled with fluid as a result of the smoke.

                Forged in trauma and an intense, bewildering slew of mixed emotions, Ian William Craig has created an album of incredible beauty, sadness and depth. ‘Red Sun Through Smoke’ is a profoundly moving album, a standout record in a prolific body of work that shows no sign of faltering.

                TRACK LISTING

                The Smokefallen
                Condx QRN
                Mountains Astray
                Last Of The Lantern Oil
                Far And Then Farther
                Open Like A Loss

                Emilie Levienaise-Farrouch

                Like Water Through The Sand - Indies Only Bonus Disc Edition

                Stunning debut album from this award-winning French pianist/ composer currently living in London, introduces a striking new voice in the modern classical genre. This is one of two new records which mark the relaunch of FatCat's pioneering 130701 imprint ahead of next years 15th Anniversary.

                A collection of new compositions meshing piano, string quartet and electronics, the album is a wide-ranging yet cohesive collection, showcasing an immediately evident sense of class in the quality of the instrumental playing and the beautifully nuanced sound design, marshalled masterfully throughout by its creator.

                Shifting from solo piano pieces to stirring chamber pieces and foregrounding explorative electronic enhancements, the album is broad-ranged and playful yet cohesive and fully formed. The sound design is subtle, dynamic, adventurous and precise. Emilie’s string arrangements were immaculately played by soloists from the London Contemporary Orchestra (one of the UK’s most innovative and respected ensembles, who've collaborated with Johnny Greenwood, Arcade Fire, Jimmy Page, Foals, etc). ‘Like Water Through the Sand’ is gorgeously detailed and hugely impressive, and will appeal to fans of Max Richter, Johann Johannsson, Nils Frahm, Hauschka, etc.

                TRACK LISTING

                1: Minnesang
                2: The Sum Of Our Flaws
                3: Tulsi
                4: Cotidal Lines
                5: Hands Closed Together
                6: Vestiges
                7: Persephone
                8: Scale Of Volatility
                9: Six Of Swords
                10: Sublimation
                11: Strelka 

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