Rattle Records New and Upcoming Releases

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FLOWER OF THE SEA Gunter Herbig

Recorded during lockdown, the music on this album was inspired by landscape and travel, both real and imagined. Gunter’s musical direction changed when he moved from classical to electric guitar, an instrument that offers endless creative possibilities. Release date: June 21

COLLAPSED CLOUDS Seventh House Music Vol 7

The piano pieces of Ross Harris performed by Stephen Clothier, the textural distortions of Sam Leamy’s guitar, Neil Johnstone’s synthesised soundscapes, Steve Burridge’s various samples and recordings, and Steve Garden’s final manipulations and treatments combine to produce an experimental musical conversation about the environmental challenges ahead. Release date: June 22

BLACK CLOUDS IN STEREO Brett Adams

Guitarist Brett Adams started his musical journey with 80s pop-rock icons, The Mockers. Since then he has released four exceptional albums with The Bads and has become one of the most sought-after touring and session guitarists in the country. BLACK CLOUDS IN STEREO is his debut release for Rattle, a set of gritty instrumentals that feature his distinctive playing. Release date: June 23

MOONSTONE Robert Ashworth | Sarah Watkins

A collection of works for viola and piano by some of New Zealand’s finest composers: Moonstone by Dame Gillian Whitehead; Sonata movement in B minor by Alfred Hill; Alchemy by David Hamilton; Viola and piano by Ross Harris; Ngake and Whātaitai by Gareth Farr; Dream Lines for Viola and Piano by Chris Cree Brown; Mirour by Leonie Holmes; and sarva-ātmanaḥ by Sarah Ballard. Release date: June 23