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Tim Hecker Shares New Song With Polish Singers Agata Harz and Katarzyna Smoluk: Listen

“Demeter & Johannes' Song of Pandemia” was recorded last fall. Tim Hecker has shared a new song with Agata Harz and Katarzyna Smoluk, members of the cult avant-folk ensemble Ksiezyc. “Demeter & Johannes’ Song of Pandemia” was recorded last fall and is built around improvised vocal takes from the two singers. The performances were based upon “an ancient Slavic spell, or ‘enchantment,’ as they called it, the purpose of which is to call forth spring after a dark, terrifying wintertime.” The track is featured on Unsound Festival’s forthcoming Intermission compilation, out March 5. Listen below.
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Tim Hecker, Agata Harz, & Katarzyna Smoluk – “Demeter & Johannes’ Song Of Pandemia”

Experimental producer and composer Tim Hecker has shared a new song with Polish singers Agata Harz and Katarzyna Smoluk of the polyphonic avant-folk group Księżyc. “Demeter & Johannes’ Song Of Pandemia” was recorded during the second wave of the pandemic in Poland last fall and is built around improvised vocal takes from Harz and Smoluk, who based their performance on “an ancient Slavic spell, or ‘enchantment,’ as they called it, the purpose of which is to call forth spring after a dark, terrifying wintertime.”
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