William Basinski Pays Tribute to David Bowie on New Album
Published Dec 07, 2016After delivering two albums last year, William Basinski is looking ahead to 2017 in announcing his next record of tape loop mastery. Titled A Shadow in Time, Basinski's latest effort will arrive early next year.
The album features only two tracks, one of which is a described as a "plaintive, solitary eulogy" for late rock icon David Bowie titled "For David Robert Jones." Leading things off is the title track, said to be a "subtle, celestial escalation of melody and drone."
Vinyl pre-orders for A Shadow in Time are available here, with a download code included. The record will arrive on January 20 through Basinski's own 2062 Recordings, as well as Temporary Residence Ltd.
A Shadow in Time:
1. A Shadow in Time
2. For David Robert Jones