Steven Wilson


Steven Wilson - Insurgentes

2009 | Kscope 

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Insurgentes Notes

Acclaimed for his work with Porcupine Tree, Opeth and Anja Garbarek amongst others, Steven Wilson’s debut album Insurgentes will be released on Kscope on the 24th of February in the US.

Comprising 10 new tracks that range from ballads and anthems to all-out industrial noise assaults, the dark, cinematic and richly textured album represents two years’ worth of creative output and numerous recording sessions worldwide in studios from Mexico City to Japan and Israel.

While Wilson is a member of several bands including Blackfield, No-Man and Bass Communion, he explains that: “when I began writing these songs, I quickly realized that they would be best suited to an album under my own name. It was an intuitive, almost unconscious writing process that resulted in a kind of ‘poetry of melancholy.” The final product inhabits a similar experimental realm as recent albums by Thom Yorke, Portishead, and Nine Inch Nails.

Wilson recruited a stellar cast of guests to work on the album including bassist Tony Levin, drummer Gavin Harrison, and keyboardist Jordan Rudess, alongside Japanese Koto player Michiyo Yagi, British guitarist Sand Snowman, and jazz flautist and saxophonist Theo Travis.

Credits of Insurgentes

  • Steven Wilson
  • Synthesizer, Piano, Glockenspiel, Harmonium, Mixing, Drum Programming, String Arrangements, Mellotron, Producer, Noise, Vocals, Piano (Electric), Keyboards, Guitar Loops, Soloist, Guitar (Electric), Celeste, Percussion, Guitar (Acoustic), Bass

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