Watch the video for 'voyage au soleil' here: youtu.be/DjzVFvBAfm0
Watch the video for 'tranquility base' here: youtu.be/gc_JPbeL6e0
Numün is a trio of New York City soundscape designers who combine a wide range of music and visual influences to create hypnotic aural and visual experiences. The band members include “ambient country” pioneer Bob Holmes (from SUSS) as well as new music composer and artist, Joel Mellin, and percussionist and multi-instrumentalist Chris Romero (both from Gamelan Dharma Swara). Their influences range from sonic artists like Brian Eno and Morton Subotnick, to the environmental visual artists Olafur Eliason and Elias Romero, to Balinese composer I Nyoman Windha and shadow puppet master I Wayan Wija. As individual artists, their work has been seen and heard at MOMA, The Met, Basilica Hudson, The Bali Arts Festival, NPR, New Sounds, Echoes, and has been featured in Mojo, Wire, Pitchfork and Aquarium Drunkard.
Numün’s first album, “voyage au soleil”, will be released on Musique Impossible in Fall 2020. The original sessions came out of a project to commemorate the 50th anniversary of man’s first landing on the moon. The initial track, “Tranquility Base” was featured on... more
released September 4, 2020
Bob Holmes bass, guitar, harpsichord, synths, violin static
Joel Mellin piano, organ, guitar, gongs, gender wayang, theremin, bass, synths, assorted percussion
Christopher Romero dholak, cümbüş
w/guest Trina Basu: violin
all compositions by Holmes/Mellin/Romero High-Lonesome Music (BMI) / Musique Impossible (BMI) / Manyplace Music Publishing (BMI)
©℗ 2020 numün / Musique Impossible All Rights Reserved.
“Tranquility Base” originally appeared on ‘The Moon and Back - One Small Step for Global Pop’ WIAIWYA, London - Thanks, John Jervis!
Album Design by Joel Mellin
Produced by Joel Mellin w/Bob Holmes
Recorded, Engineered, and Mixed by Joel Mellin
Musique Impossible Studios, Ridgewood, Queens, NY
Mastered by Pete Weiss Verdant Studios, Athens, VT
Includes unlimited streaming of voyage au soleil
via the free Bandcamp app, plus high-quality download in MP3, FLAC and more.