Slowly Rolling Camera, based in Cardiff, is the new project that teams up pianist-composer Dave Stapleton, producer Deri Roberts, vocalist-lyricist Dionne Bennett and drummer Elliot Bennett.
The result is music that has distinct echoes of the 'invisible soundtracks' of UK progressives Cinematic Orchestra and Portishead. Their debut and eponymously titled track Slowly Rolling Camera, released as a free download, beautifully demonstrates the intricate deployment of glowing keyboard colours and shifting rhythmic with the kind of stark atmospheres that often define the best scores for both big and small screen. Stapleton's keyboards and Elliot Bennett's drums create a wide range of sharp, often crunching timbres that are augmented by Roberts' artful electronic washes, but it is the lyricism, power and skill of vocalist Dionne Bennett that significantly enriches the sound palette.
Slowly Rolling Camera are purveyors of mysterious audio vignettes that are moulded by a structural sophistication that is plugged straight into the vibrant emotional current of pop culture.
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More info: www.editionrecords.com