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Daniel Avery releases Love + Light visual album

By | Published on Thursday 9 July 2020

Daniel Avery

Having surprise-released lockdown album ‘Love + Light’ last month, Daniel Avery has now put out a visual version of the record. Which I think is also a surprise. I wasn’t expecting it, anyway. Maybe you were. But I bet you just sit there waiting for everyone to release a visual version of their latest album so you can say “I told you so” when one person does. That’d be just like you.

The visual album was created by designer Greg Hodson (the visual part of it, at least), who says: “I’ve always found Daniel Avery’s music to be explorative and adventurous. You can tell he’s more interested in exploring unknown realms in real time with his sound than hunting for some sort of mathematical musical precision”.

“I’ve embraced that way of thinking while producing this series of videos”, he goes on. “I hunkered down in my darkened studio with my chain of analogue video gear and old CRT monitors and approached the whole project in a live improvised way”.

“Every track has begun with a feedback loop using my trusty old VHS camera pointing at an old television screen from the 80s with the signal being sent in an infinite loop between camera and screen”, he explains. “Inserted into this loop is my chain of analogue video gear, each with its own character and ability to shape the signal that flows through it”.

You can watch the whole thing here.