Kitchman / Schmidt

27th November 2020 Projects

Sylvia met guitarist James Kitchman in 2014 – on stage at one of London’s late-night jam sessions. Originally drawn together by the richness and variety of the jazz tradition, they have sought to explore more diverse sources of inspiration, including Anglo-American folk ballads of the Appalachian mountains. Their sound embraces the dynamic tension between forces of preservation and transformation, creating a space in which the haunting beauty of nostalgia and irresistibility of change intersect. The debut album ‘As Long AsRead More

White Flower

White Flower

2nd December 2019 Projects

Formed as a response to the erratic and all-consuming city of London, White Flower offers its audiences an opportunity to step away from urban life, pay attention to intimate sound, and be drawn into dream-like sonorities. Through creating a focus on stillness & silence, but exploring uncomfortability & contradiction, a trance-like catharsis is offered for contemplation. The music draws richly from folk music, but is approached through the lens of contemporary classical, improvisation and sound art perspectives. It may beRead More