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    Hinako Omori x LCO

    Sat 19 Mar, 8pm
    Purcell Room at Queen Elizabeth Hall
    Gigs
    £15
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    Hinako Omori, artist, looking directly at the camera
    Annie Lai

    The electronic producer’s layered synths and vocals fold in an added dimension, the London Contemporary Orchestra.

    Hinako Omori is a musician and composer based in London, originally from Yokohama, Japan.

    She began her musical path learning classical piano, later training as a sound engineer, and has since moved into working with analogue synths.
    Previous to releasing her own solo material she toured with and played on records by Kae Tempest, Georgia, and EOB.

    But it is her work in sound engineering that provides the bedrock of skills that manifest her vision for debut album a journey…, articulating a whole world in binaural field recordings, analogue synthesisers and augmented vocals.

    Bringing together therapeutic frequencies, forest bathing and binaural sound, a journey… combines inner healing and natural landscapes into an immersive cartography of the mind in ambient electronics.

    The album progresses not track by track but as a continuous journey; a stream of consciousness tracing hills and valleys with the warmth of analogue synthesis and vocal textures. It is an album with a spirit and awareness that invites us to create a home within its sonic architectures, to find moments of peace amid our own cognitive distortions.

    Omori and Clare Uchima guide you through a sound meditation in the first half of the show, and Omori is joined by the LCO for the second half to perform a reimagined version of a journey… in its entirety.

    Visuals created and live-mixed by Thomas Harrington Rawle.

    Dates & times

    Sat 19 Mar, 8pm
    Approximate run time: 120 mins.
    Run times may vary by up to 20 minutes as they can be affected by last-minute programme changes, intervals and encores.

    Price

    • Standard entry£15*
    • Concessions25%**


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