Terminus Drift

We are delighted to bring you an an exclusive full album stream from Joshua Sabin’s stunning new offering ‘Terminus Drift’, forthcoming on Subtext Recordings. If you missed it, you can read our full review here. Release date is 17.02.17 and will be available direct from the label web site. Enjoy…

Subtext’s latest signing is Joshua Sabin, a Scottish musician and artist based in Leith, Edinburgh.

Joshua’s debut album Terminus Drift explores humans’ relationship with environment and space, and how this experience is augmenting us as we further embrace a digital age. Our structures of communication, exploration, and discovery are mediated by technological shifts and we exist in simultaneity between our physical environment and emerging cyberspaces with a blended perception of embodiment and orientation within both.

Sirens reverberating through station tunnels, fluctuating harmonics of subway engines, echoing tannoy systems, piercing screams of electromagnetic fields.

The sonic material of this album is composed exclusively of field-recordings captured in transit through Kyoto, Tokyo, and Berlin, in addition to electromagnetic field recordings captured in Glasgow and Edinburgh. By interrogating the sonic properties of our physical environment, Terminus Drift imagines the sonic landscapes of these dualistically navigable ‘cyberspaces’ we transiently create and move through interacting with our world.


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