Album Review: “Suite” by Lucy Claire (bonus track from Winter Son)

My second discovery today, this time care of Stationary Travels.

Stationary Travels

“Suite” is a wonderful new EP from Lucy Claire which consists of two modern classical compositions deftly enhanced with subtle electronic elements, and a bonus track in the form of a remix of the second piece by Winter Son.   It may be a small package, but it is a jewel of a record that should not be missed, full of artfully woven textures and subtle nuances that unfold with each listen.

Lucy works in traditional classical, modern film, and electroacoustic composition and brings all those skills and sensibilities to the table to create these beautiful works, ‘No. 1.  Rituals in Dust’ and ‘No 2. Fantasia on Mildew’.

The golden threads of these tapestries are the chamber style compositions.  The piano based melodies are contemplative, if not mournful, and the strings are exquisite with the cello adding rich and satisfying gravitas and the violin summoning the deep emotions to the surface…

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