TAR

by Siavash Amini

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Continuing his experiments combining elements of drone and modern classical music, Tehran based composer Siavash Amini`s 4th solo LP "TAR" explores the fragile tensions between an individual and a collective subconscious. TAR is an inquiry of how fears and hopes of an individual can be related to a broader state of mind shared collectively. Making it`s starting point the expression of these feelings in dreams and nightmares of each individual, and translating the images, feelings and textures into sound.

After a series of noisier and less melodic albums, this release catches the active listener with a subtle tension created by oscillating sounds somewhere between discomfort and transcendence. Even if some parts of TAR are quite disturbing, the record gets never simply dark. There is a much more sophisticated attitude that deludes us into a deeper act of listening and provokes maybe even some new synapse formations.

TAR was premiered in February 2017 as a part of CTM festival`s Fear Anger Love edition.

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released June 9, 2017

via Hallow Ground
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"Amini’s work often flits between chamber instrumentation, sumptuous dark ambient, and head-splitting noise..."
Pitchfork

" Siavash Amini has consistently provided room for reflection through creation of space – set between both buoyant and melancholy planes of noise in amicable juxtaposition. "

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