May 12, 2022
Haunting sonics crafted with just a portable 4-track, stereo mic and a piano.
Grouper’s Ruins album has been reissued on vinyl, via Kranky.
Grouper primarily recorded the album in 2011 during a residency in Aljezur, Portugal, using just a portable 4-track, Sony stereo mic and a piano.
“The album is a document. … Failed structures. Living in the remains of love. I left the songs the way they came…”
Ruins’ reissue follows the release of her Shade album — one of our favourite records of 2021.
Purchase a copy of Ruins here; check out the artwork and tracklist below.
1. Made of Metal
3. Call Across Rooms
8. Made of Air
Photo by: Stephan C. Kaffa