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Gazelle Twin announces details of new album with NYX

‘Deep England’ is an exploration of “the dizzying chaos of post-truth Britain”

  • Jemima Skala
  • 28 November 2020
Gazelle Twin announces details of new album with NYX

Experimental producer and performer Gazelle Twin has announced details of a new album, ‘Deep England’, created as a collaborative project with NYX: electronic drone choir. It will be released on March 19 next year.

‘Deep England’ is, as Gazelle Twin and NYX have said in a joint statement, “a transcendental purge of the dizzying chaos of post-truth Britain.”

The single released this week was ‘Fire Leap’, an eerie seven-minute enchantment of a track that recalls the soundtrack for the original ‘Wicker Man’ film.

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‘Deep England was originally created as a live performance which premiered last year at the Queen Elizabeth Hall.

Gazelle Twin has always drawn on elements of dystopia in her work. Her 2017 audio-visual performance ‘Kingdom Come’ depicted a nightmarish scene of fascism which was based on JG Ballard’s final novel of the same name.

NYX: electronic drone choir are a collaborative drone choir who have performed alongside Sigur Rós, Nicolas Jaar and Dan Tobin Smith.

Listen to ‘Fire Leap’ below.

Jemima Skala is Mixmag’s Weekend Editor. Follow her on Twitter

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