Gorje Hewek - Collages [Colored Vinyl] (Wht) | RECORD STORE DAY

back to top

RECORD STORE DAY

Thank you for choosing to buy locally from a record store!

Buy Now

Store Distance Phone Buy
Loading...

You can explore 3 ways to buy:

Find and visit a Local Record Store and get phone number and directions (call first, there is no guarantee which products may be in stock locally)

Purchase now from a local store that sells online

Purchase digitally now from recordstoreday.com (which serves local record stores)

These Indie stores carry most genres and you may want to also check with them

Store Distance Phone
Loading...

Find a local store

(Please call first)

More Info:

The time has come for Gorje Hewek to show the world his most ambitious piece of art. 'Collages,' his first ever album, lands today on All Day I Dream, weaving in and out of ethereal soundscapes and imprinted with worldly influences he's picked up over his long years as a musicmaker. Each piece of 'Collages' represents experimentation and ultimately, discovery. The album gave Hewek a chance to paint a new picture with his music, comprising of light and dark shades that strike a perfect balance with one another. Debut single 'Forest Song In The Morning,' for example, bears an introspective atmosphere with it's fluttering woodwinds and metallic synths. 'Actrice,' with it's Eastern string elements and soft melodies, stirs wonder in it's listeners. Meanwhile, the dynamic 'Leto Été' is sonic joy, with bursts of strings and piano interlocking in a triumphant embrace. It was during this writing process, too, that a key life lesson became clear: that music is truly therapy. As sketches and ideas were drawn into full tracks, he felt a sense of calm and take over as he finalized his ideal musical formula. There are few things that help ground and renew oneself like music, after all-and with 'Collages,' he was able to ascend to the next phase of his creative life. 'Collages' wouldn't be it's full self without the help of Gorje's friends and fellow production magnates. Longtime labelmate Lost Desert assists in the soaring fifth track 'Aya,' while M.O.S joins Hewek to craft a mysterious and energetic 'Amulet.' Amonita, Makebo, and Volen Sentir also feature on the album, adding their unique touches to 'Shroud In Your Warmth,' 'Mogwai,' and 'Full Of Wonder.' Gorje Hewek has become a heavyweight in the organic and melodic house arena of late, finding his way into the All Day I Dream fold during it's earlier days and soon becoming an essential member of the label family. His success only skyrocketed from there with the formation of his renowned Shanti Radio Moscow, which has since become a well respected institution of it's own with signings from Cornucopia, Tim Green, Simon Vuaramnon, and more. In addition to regular tours around the world and enjoying icon status at Burning Man's Robot Heart camp, Hewek has also signed his music to Anjunadeep, Rose Avenue, and Watergate Records-to name a few. A landmark release such as 'Collages' couldn't be timed better, as it arrives in the middle of All Day I Dream's 10th year. Marking the occasion earlier was Lee Burridge himself with his first and only solo work of the year, 'LeeeEP.' The label continues to celebrate it's birthday with weekly live streams, which to-date have seen cameos by Hernan Cattaneo, and other prime labelmates like Sébastien Léger and Roy Rosenfeld. Take a tour through emotions with each of the 'Collages' Gorje Hewek has painstakingly built on his LP debut.