The album was recorded in a three-year span between 2017 and 2019 in London, Berlin and New York, and is influenced by her love of UK club music, particularly its Afro-Caribbean elements; 'Workaround' is also inspired by the works of various literary figures and visual artists, including James P. Carse, Tomma Abts, Jorinde Voigt and Bridget Riley.
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A host of musicians join Dillon on her debut LP outing, including Timedance don Batu, Hemlock's Untold and Laurel Halo (on synth and vocals). Other musicians include UK Bhangra pioneer Kuljit Bhamra (tabla), Pharoah Sanders Band’s Jonny Lam, Senegalese Griot Kadialy Kouyaté and new music specialist Lucy Railton.
Head to Bandcamp to pre-order the project; check out album cut 'Workaround Two' below.
[Artwork: Thomas Ruffr]
[Artist photo: Nadine Fraczkowski]
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