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A Single Sunbeam

Daniel Herskedal

Label: Self Produced
Released: 2024
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To Render in Paint; Eclipse Cycles; Two Shades; Light a Candle; A Single Sunbeam; Tunnel; Between Science and Superstition; Your Inner Shadow.

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In the contemporary musical landscape, where boundaries are increasingly blurred, Daniel Herskedal stands as a beacon of innovation and virtuosity. Since his emergence in 2015, Daniel Herskedal has carved a formidable reputation as a musician with a vast depth, emotional intensity and virtuosity shine whilst simultaneously pushing the boundaries of his instrument to the limit. His latest album, 'A Single Sunbeam', is a pivotal moment in his career, marking a profound affirmation of his identity as an artist who, like Nils Frahm and Max Richter, effortlessly traverses genres and challenging the conventions for what can be done with his instruments, the bass trumpet and tuba. A master of sound and sonorous beauty, Herskedal has always had a knack for crafting music that is as melodic as it is bold. 'A Single Sunbeam' elevates this to new heights. It's an album where ambient textures, atmospheric layers, and sublime melodies converge with a distinct warmth. The bass trumpet and tuba resonate with a richness that is both cinematic and intensely personal. This album stands out as Herskedal's most meditative and ambient work to date. It encapsulates his unique ability to blend the deep, cinematic resonance of the tuba with the soaring, emotionally charged melodies of the... bass trumpet. The addition of Norwegian folk-inspired vocals, nuanced string programming and idiosyncratic percussion further enriches the tapestry of sound.


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