The Tame Impala touring members debut EP unfolding is out today!
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Dominic Simper, a long time touring member of Tame Impala, has today revealed his debut solo project under the name bambi. The hypnotic debut is as focused as it is
The mesmerisingly beautiful project is an ode to Simper’s admiration of Japanese new age music, whilst also referencing 60’s and 70’s European film soundtracks and 20th century classical minimalism. The release is an examination of constructed realities, allowing listeners to create their own interpretations of the instrumental tracks.
Mixed by James Ireland (POND), unfolding creates vast soundscapes with sparkling synthesised sounds, dreamy strings and piano. Simper recorded the EP at his home whilst living in the Netherlands.
Of the release, the musician said: “unfolding encapsulates the underlying movement behind everything. Each second the course of our lives, our relationships, our hopes and dreams are unfolding. Everything is always evolving and changing - there’s no such thing as staying still, despite our seemingly inherent desire to hold onto things as they are. This applies to the music as well - I love the idea of rather simplistic melodic fragments bending, weaving and dancing their way around each to create movement”
With unfolding, Simper joins his fellow Tame Impala members in releasing their own solo projects. The release follows Julien Barbagallo, Cam Avery and Jay Watson’s who released their latest album as GUM, Out In The World, earlier tis year.
unfolding is out now! Listen to the release below.