Conceptual artist Li Yilei draws on field recordings and sound fragments for debut LP





Mastered and cut by Noel Summerville.

LTR Records is releasing London artist and producer Li Yilei’s debut album, titled Unable Form, this February.

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Working as much as a visual artist as a musician, Unable Form is “composed of fragments and field recordings”, Yilei notes. “Anything from my environment can become material, from an acoustic recording to conversations on public transport.”

Unable Form was recorded in South London, and mastered and cut by Noel Summerville.

Head here for more info in advance of its 28th of February release, check out the artwork and tracklist below.


Side A

1. Flow Scale
2. 1920
3. A Field of Social Tension
4. Up Up

Side B

1. A Star Without Guidance
2. Sound Unbound
3. Tracking a Smile of Familiarity
4. Chirping Contemplation
5. Pending
6. A Pose. Debate

Photo by: Joan Low