Preview: Sweet Beyond Witness
by Eliot Cardinaux
So, the album comes out of the fog. My new solo record has been mixed and mastered beautifully by Eivind Opsvik, the CD cover has been designed by Katya Popova and me… Preview here:
Preview: the opening tracks from Sweet Beyond Witness
Sweet Beyond Witness is an album of solo piano compositions and spoken word, slated for release in the fall of 2018. Written and performed around the idea of what it means to witness beauty in the world, it is my baring/bearing witness to the latent destruction going on amidst that beauty − informed by and informing a political process, a poetic process, and a musical process of editing, composing, and improvising; to trace experience − lifting in and out of it, in order to see, from a bird’s-eyes angle: potential.