Premiere: Surreal, Emphatic Song from U.Okay. Artist Tom Ashbrook on ‘30five’
The Liverpool-basically based composer, songwriter and pianist is prepping for the commence of his album ‘Solitudes’
Apr 02, 2021
Liverpool-basically based composer Tom Ashbrook. Characterize: Jodie Canwell
With millions of streams and playlisted tracks for kick again, piano-basically based songs, Liverpool composer and songwriter Tom Ashbrook says it’s no surprise that ambient, neo-classical and digital music rack up immense numbers no matter sounding niche. “It’s undoubtedly a tall accessible sound and millions money in on chilling, studying and taking part alongside these pieces,” the pianist provides.
With his latest music “305” – off his upcoming album Solitudes – Ashbrook goes from delicate to emotional, powerfully bringing to the entrance ambient soundscapes that could doubtless sit excellent with followers of neo-classical artists comparable to Nils Frahm and Olafur Arnalds. He says about deciding on a reputation for this poignant music, “The title ‘305’ used to be written for my fragment to sing the separation of an age and how we undoubtedly feel. Time looks to soar particularly to me after I hit 30 years and I silent undoubtedly feel fancy a 5’ twelve months used having been gifted my first piano.”
Incomes praise from the likes of The Who guitarist Pete Townsend and continuously engaged on music for movie and screen, Ashbrook says he’s always so terrorized when he hears praise from seasoned musicians. The 11-music album extends into more solitary themed piano solo pieces as smartly as what Ashbrook terms “layered and comforting make stronger from strings and synthesis in better tracks.”
Damage up into two volumes – every that contains a one after the other commissioned artwork from London artist Rob Shuttz – Ashbrook refers again to the final allege as “Rune.” Even with a few collaborators for Solitudes, the intent with this music stays intimate for Ashbrook. He says, “With some movies coming this twelve months I wanted to jot down and doc my non-public scoot through this very unusual twelve months and sing the darkish and gentle aspect of it all.”
Listen to “305” under. Circulate the music on Spotify and Apple Song.