CMU Approved

Approved: Anne Müller

By | Published on Tuesday 1 October 2019

Anne Müller

A regular collaborator with Nils Frahm and Agnes Obel, among many others, cellist Anne Müller is set to release her debut album, ‘Heliopause’, in November.

It’s named after the point at the edge of our solar system where solar wind from our own system is in balance with the interstellar wind from outside it.

Müller settled on the name after the second of NASA’s two Voyager satellites reached this point last year, meaning it is no longer powered by our sun. That event occurred 41 years after launch, and saw the Voyager project entering a new phase of its mission.

Approaching the same age herself, she saw her new musical project in similar terms, as she was leaving behind the collaborations that have sustained her to date, branching out alone for the first time. “‘Heliopause’ marks the end of a long journey but also the start of voyages to explore strange new worlds”, she says.

The first track released from the album, ‘Nummer 2’, begins that journey. A beautiful piece of music, it unfurls slowly, shifting through changes almost imperceptible as they are happening, gradually becoming more apparent as you head ever deeper into it.

Listen to ‘Nummer 2’ here:

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