Heather Trost Shares The Sounds Behind "Agistri"
Thu, 13 Jul 2017 12:12:18
Best known as one-half of the duo A Hawk and a Hacksaw, Heather Trost has now released her first proper solo album, Agistri. It's a solid expression of individualism, experimentalism, and plain-and-simple awesome tunes.
Recorded in New Mexico, the album features contributions from Neutral Milk Hotel's Jeremy Barnes, Deerhoof's John Dieterich and Drake Hardin & Rosie Hutchinson of Mammal Eggs. Built upon the sounds of vintage keyboards, the music is bright and dreamy with a touch of psychedelia - it demands replay, and it demands volume.
ARTISTdirect caught up with Heather to discuss the sounds that influenced her formative years of listening to tunes and buying music, to get some sense of the shapes that helped build her musical DNA. Here's what she said...
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