Maze & Lindholm, widely critically acclaimed since their first LP Where The Wolf Has Been Seen-released by Aurora Borealis in 2018-bring out yet another aspect of their ever fruitful collaboration. While their debut album was constantly balancing between contemplation and anxiety (never quite pitch dark but often on the fence between extremely contrasted moods) the live rendition of their new opus offers a profound sonic meditation.
A River Flowing Home To The Sea never tries to compete with the world’s deafening din nor embraces its inherent violence-as "Where The Wolf Has Been Seen" often did-but rather emphasises a certain relation to silence while magnifying it. Celebrating its rarity and approaching its own production as an intimate yet enthralling experience. As opposed to a river forming into a torrent, the piece flows at a quiet pace and invites us to experience a state of inner tranquility.
Format: LP & Digital Art direction by Tatsuya Fujimoto T R A C K L I S T 01. There's a Room for You 02. Racing, Chasing, Hunting 03. The Raw Silk 04. All Under Heaven Rests 05. The Uncut Wood Selected Press: ’A River Flowing Home to the Sea plays with that sense of being at ease not in the clearly-defined boundaries and rhythms of everyday life, but in the endless crash of waves and the droning flows of inconceivable volumes of water.’ A Closer Listen ’Maze & Lindholm invoke meditative stillness’ Fact Mag
‘…a spacious album of silence, breath, bassy rumbles and piercing strings…’ Crack Magazine