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EP The Compass, and singles
Sacred Ground and Language Of Your Heart - out now.
I've decided to change the projects title back to Sculpture Music - the new material and album is much more suited to the original name, and as my woodworking work is Matt Calder it was starting to get a little confusing!
The new album will hopefully be ready later this year. Matt x
Further dates coming soon
Blurring the lines between Folktronica, Electronica and Ambient Soundscapes, the Sculpture Music sonic pallet has been described by BBC Introducing as
"harmonic rich, intricate, compelling music".
Writing with classic song structures, but also valuing the virtues of improvisation and experimentalism, Matt's raw, tender singer-songwriter territory often gives way to darker, thicker ambient soundscapes, and vocals veer from expansive and measured to blurred and textured - just slightly unsanded at the edges - giving the music an often hazy, woozy quality that's both disarming and beautiful.
His unique use of the Hang, Handpan, and acoustic textures combined with Kora, subtle electronica and multi-layered loops, makes for music that is sturdy yet delicate, otherworldly but familiar.
"This is a great noise - fantastic playing" - Tom Robinson BBC Radio 6
"Mood and melody in glorious abundance - truly unique" - Listen with Monger
Notable past dates include Glastonbury, Support for Manu Delago (Bjork), Larmer Tree Festival and The Sidmouth Fringe Festival.