Rosetta To Release New Experimental EP In January


Rosetta have set a January 04th release for a new EP titled “Sower Of Wind“. The experimental outing will draw inspiration from the band’s 2017 release “Utopioid“, with the group commenting of it:

Sower of Wind is built on soundscapes buried inside Utopioid – elements we thought deserved a fuller treatment. Those soundscapes developed with a concept and a story in mind, but we decided to step back from them and see where they could lead when considered on their own terms.

Sower of Wind isn’t a companion record to Utopioid per se, but shares the same four-part cyclic structure, referencing seasons, cardinal directions, times of day. Each track draws inspiration and source material from the corresponding quadrant of Utopioid, but uses it to tell a different story. It’s a more peaceful, primordial listen than its older brother, without vocals or percussion, drawing tension from the interplay of acoustic instruments and washed-out drones. It’s great turned up loud, and even better on headphones in the dark.

Sower of Wind was recorded at home in bits and pieces, through late 2017 and 2018. It was mixed in part on tour, taking advantage of the fertile bed of ideas that comes with long-term close quarters, and the sleeplessness of non-stop transit. It’s a labor of love for us – very different from our normal sonic presentation, but equally representative of who we are (and who we’re becoming) as a band.”

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