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Djrum

The perennially acclaimed underground artist deftly fuses jazz, hip-hop, dubstep, ambient and techno.

A keen listener of all things new and old, Djrum’s influences include singer and composer Meredith Monk, early sacred music like Palestrina, John Cage's solo piano works or more latterly the rhythmic experimentation of the artists on Livity Sound or Ilian Tape.

Djrum is supported by London-based vocalist, musician and ethereal soundscaper Penelope Trappes.

‘Summoning the great ghosts of vintage 4AD and Kranky, the Australian singer and producer makes inky dream pop that’s as heavy and welcoming as a weighted blanket.’ (Philip Sherburne, Pitchfork)

Djrum's talent is in effortlessly combining his influences into a completely personal and bewitching aesthetic all of his own.

Portrait With Firewood is Djrum’s most personal body of work to date, the product of an emotionally turbulent 2017, capturing the range of feelings and emotions he went through in vivid sonic beauty.

By putting aside his previous sample-heavy approach he returned to his childhood instrument of the piano as a core starting point.

Australian-born singer Penelope signed to Houndstooth in 2018 and released her sophomore LP, Penelope Two, to critical acclaim. The minimalist, ethereal album was built around field recordings, meditations, guitars, synth drones, piano and reverb, and deals with mortality, predestination and empathy.

2019 saw the release of ‘Penelope Redeux’ consisting of reworkings of songs from Penelope Two by Cosey Fanni Tutti, Mogwai and more. Penelope Three will be out in the second half of 2020 on Houndstooth.

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