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Bird Traps

Bird Traps

Bird Traps


Utilizing loops, field recordings, double bass, cello, viola, feedback, organ. electronics, bells, rocks and found objects. Bird Traps explore abstraction and minimalist arrangements. Performing and touring throughout Europe, USA and Australia as solo to quartet and ranging from solo baritone guitar to heavy drones, Bird Traps employ unfolding compositions and haunting drones. Based in Australia, Bird Traps have toured and performed alongside such acts as Anthony Pateras Read more on Last.fm
Utilizing loops, field recordings, double bass, cello, viola, feedback, organ. electronics, bells, rocks and found objects. Bird Traps explore abstraction and minimalist arrangements. Performing and touring throughout Europe, USA and Australia as solo to quartet and ranging from solo baritone guitar to heavy drones, Bird Traps employ unfolding compositions and haunting drones. Based in Australia, Bird Traps have toured and performed alongside such acts as Anthony Pateras, Tony Buck, Minit, Grey Daturas, Birchville Cat Motel, Seaworthy, Snawklor, Stasis Duo and Candlesnuffer. “...Bird Traps traffic in something much more ethereal and ephemeral, slow shimmering sound- scapes, cinematic and warm, lush and emotional, long slowly unfurling melancholic melodies, sun dappled and soft focus, dreamlike abstract chamber music of sorts reminding us of William Basinski, the Caretaker, Rachel’s, Klimek, Max Richter, Tim Hecker, Belong, but unlike many of those sound sculptors, the music of Bird Traps is not distorted, or decayed, not warped or blown out, but IS hushed and delicate, mysterious and gauzy, a softly spun series of mini epics, long tones stretched out over hazy expanses of minimal whir, of blurred minimal melody, the songs developing gradually, soft swells giving way to gentle washes of crystalline sound, completely mesmerizing, able to envelop the listener in a velvet cocoon of sonic tranquility, but infused with just enough pathos and emotion, to make the sounds compelling, evocative, intimate and intense.

A soundtrack to a slowly shifting, nearly static sepia toned film of the sky melting into the horizon, the stars fading into the cloak of night, this world slipping into the next... “ Aquarius Records Check out itunes or bandcamp for more. Read more on Last.fm. User-contributed text is available under the Creative Commons By-SA License; additional terms may apply..

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