LISTENING MIX provides a musical preview for artists visiting the Walker. Combining their work with sounds from a variety of contextual sources, LISTENING MIX can be experienced before or after a performance.
Get acquainted with the pensive sounds of Grouper (Liz Harris) before she performs in the Walker galleries Thursday, May 9. Free and open to the public, these 30-minute performances begin at 6, 7, and 8 pm.
Grouper masterfully layers hypnotic vocal melodies, sorrowful shoe-gazed guitars, and analog drones into a deeply contemplative and expansive listening experience. Her dreamy sound worlds can slow your sense of time way down. This echo-chambered music is emotional and sincerely engaging. Paired with a few Grouper tracks, I filled in the music mix with an atmospheric anthem from Burial, bubbling vocal delays from High Places, and even some “witch house” distortions from SIΔMESE NOIR.
Grouper / Living Room / 0:0
The Curse of Company / I Have A Simple Life / 2:21
Grouper / Cloud in Places / 4:42
Burial / Forgive / 8:47
Grouper / Water People / 11:54
High Places / Greeting the Light / 16:03
Grouper / Invisible / 18:12
Kria Brekkan / Uterus Water / 22:07
William Basinski / Melancholia XI / 25:31
Grouper / Sick / 26:42
SIΔMESE NOIR / COVER ME / 31:49
Grouper / Come Softly / 33:46
M83 / At the Party / 38:20