Sketch Book

by Bruce Rimell

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** EP download includes high-quality FLAC files and a 16-page PDF with digital artworks for each track **

32-bit to 64-bit. After a bit of a bad start to the year, as I emerged from acute pain back to normality, I decided to upgrade all my music-making equipment, drag myself into a new world of wavetable synths, stutter edits and high-quality sampler instruments.

I learn best by playing around, and these four tracks are immediate results from that upgrade and play around with lots of new musical toys. Unlike previous releases, there’s no overarching style: from 90’s ambient techno to arpeggiated hyperactivity, they’re all pretty disparate.

This is a sketch book of sorts. Each track is fairly gestural, rough and ready, made in a couple of days or so, and more for fun than to realise some proper musical moment.

Yes, fun damn it! They’re the sound of me preparing for something new. Enjoy!

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released June 17, 2021

Bruce Rimell - composition, mix/master & artworks
(March to June 2021)

Deep thanks to:
Chris Rimell for being my brilliant husband
Daniel Shepherd for his constant musical enthusiasm
Björn at Full Bucket Music and everyone at the KVR Audio One Synth Challenge for the supportive atmosphere

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Bruce Rimell Leeds, UK

British visual artist Bruce Rimell returns to ambient music after 13 years of silence.

Favouring meditative soundscapes, lilting melodies and beatless rhythms, his music is primarily oriented towards relaxation and stillness.

This site documents his ongoing re-emergence into the world of sound. Enjoy!
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