Kenyan sound artist KMRU unveils new album on Editions Mego

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Mixing field recordings with electronic ambient.

Sound artist and producer KMRU, aka Joseph Kamaru, has releasing a new album – Peel – via Editions Mego.

Read more: The haunting beauty of field recordings

The album was written during his trip to Montreal in March, as well as the journey back to Nairobi before borders closed.

Peel’s 6-tracks see him “improvising with field recordings, drones and textures,” shares KMRU.

It follows his contribution to FLEE’s Extra Muros-Kenya project and compilation, the latter of which will be released this September.

Head here to order a copy of Peel, check out the tracklist and artwork below.

Tracklist:

1. Why Are You Here
2. Well
3. Solace
4. Klang
5. Insubstantial
6. Peel

Banner photo by: Illia Symphocat. Cover photo by: Claudia Mock.