Ebbing in the tide

by Waclaw Zimpel

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The new album from Polish clarinettist, composer and producer Waclaw Zimpel is a multi-layered ambient exploration further demonstrating his extraordinary mastery of the alto clarinet.

Zimpel creates musical spaces that seem to suspend time: one doesn't so much listen to these pieces as fall into them.

The entirely improvised “Ebbing in the tide” was recorded in one take at Prah Studios in Margate (UK), where Zimpel was artist-in-residence in February 2020. The piece uses advanced processing techniques - developed specially for him by James Holden - to transform a single clarinet line into an other-worldly choir of woodwinds.


released May 31, 2020

Recorded during residency at PRAH Studios in Margate (UK), February 2020

Produced and recorded by Waclaw Zimpel
Mixed by mooryc
Mastered by legatomastering.pl

Graphic design - Jarek Pawlicki, (Pneuma Studio)


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Wacław Zimpel doesn’t so much blur boundaries as eradicate them altogether to create a whole new musical language.


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