Boomkat Product Review:
‘Baroque Steps’ is a quiet, poetically impressionistic study on the transition from winter to spring and beyond, all painted in shimmering watercolour washes and oily slydes by Andrew Chalk (Elodie, Organum, Mirror)
Describing a passage from bright, hazy, layered harmonies, and a subsequent descent into more mulched and curdled tones, Chalk’s seamless arrangements induce increasingly hypnotic states and, in a way, could be taken as a allegory for his own, near geologic, 30 year progression from harsh grained noise to these kind of utterly sublime instrumental and electro-acoustic refinements.
“Sun-lit leaves. It is a clear blue message of hope, as it rings out on a cold winter's day. As the spring progresses, it becomes a cascade that overflows with bubbling sound, and ends with a challenge"