Unknowable Sound Recordings is elated to present Tactile EP by (UNI.); something completely authentic and transformative, beyond time and mind. Jay Robinson (UNI.) has played percussion since the early 2000's, beginning with djembe and drum circle, moving on to congas and Latin jazz, and finally, coming to the study of classical Hindustani tabla. Tabla rhythms now form the rhythmic base of pretty much all of Jay's music, even if there isn't always tabla being played. In 2017 Jay launched a solo project using live looping and samples, steel tongue drums, flute and other percussion instruments to create a dynamic multi-instrumental sound improv experience that fuses the worlds of classical Indian music, modern sound healing and live electronics. Along with his photomanipulation pieces, Jay's intention with (UNI.) is to create an entrancing sacred space with presence, magic, sound and visual art. Touching the heart and spirit on a profoundly deep, biological, and spiritual level, Jay's music arises spontaneously based on his mood, and what melodic themes and rhythms he feels like exploring at the time. All of this interacts with the souls of the instruments, as they each have voices of their own, and speak to one another in special ways. They draw power and voice from their origins (material, crafter, land, and cultural heritage) and Jay's facilitation from the training he's had, making every recording ceremonial. Jay lives a semi-nomadic life, anywhere from the Rockies, into the Kootenays, to Vancouver Island. He draws inspiration from all traditional and psychedelic music, mysticism, plant medicine, work, and all the incredible people he encounters.
Music written, performed and recorded by Jay Robinson
Mastered by Clear Concept Audio
Artwork by Jay Robinson
Released by Unknowable Sound Recordings, 2019
Check out more music from (UNI.) on his official website www.uniballoon.net
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