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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.


released September 18, 2019

Recorded at -

Free Energy Device
Golden Retriever
Studios 301
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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