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Sleeplessness and Hopelessness I

by Kcin

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As Kcin, Australian producer/drummer Nicholas Meredith combines industrial electronic production with his background as an in-demand drummer to craft powerful, ever-shifting soundscapes that feel monumental in their magnitude.

The two tracks on Sleeplessness and Hopelessness I draw inspiration from the impossible vastness of the natural world - from atoms to continental plates to the speed of light. The thunderous percussion assault of “Always Never Enough” is drama on a tectonic scale, while the rolling ambience of “Abyssal Plain” oscillates effortlessly between bliss and sheer terror.

Although they were made in response to a personal narrative of loss, grief and recovery, Kcin’s expansive sonic landscapes also seem to reflect the uncertainty and turbulence of the modern world. This is overwhelming music for overwhelming times.

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released September 18, 2019

Recorded at -

Free Energy Device
Golden Retriever
Studios 301
M.E.S.S
Albion Loft studios

Golden Retriever session produced and recorded by Jack Prest

Live processing by Jack Prest

Written, performed, produced & mixed by Nicholas Meredith aka Kcin
Additional mixing by Lachlan Carrick
Mastered by Lachlan Carrick

Vocals - Andrew Bruce
Double Bass - Brendan Clark

Artwork by Brigitte Podrasky

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Kcin Australia

Kcin is the new project of Australian drummer/producer Nicholas Meredith. His sound-world, although wet through with electronic and digital elements, draws significantly from the natural world: monolithic structures, human biology, water. Working with themes of uncertainty and environmental change. ... more

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