more from
Sub Rosa Label

The Garden is full of Metal : homage to Derek Jarman

by Robin Rimbaud

/
  • Streaming + Download

    Includes unlimited streaming via the free Bandcamp app, plus high-quality download in MP3, FLAC and more.

    BONUS ITEM: COMPLETE SLEEVE + TEXT
    Purchasable with gift card

      €7 EUR  or more

     

  • Compact Disc (CD) + Digital Album

    CD digipack

    Includes unlimited streaming of The Garden is full of Metal : homage to Derek Jarman via the free Bandcamp app, plus high-quality download in MP3, FLAC and more.
    ships out within 2 days

      €12.50 EUR or more 

     

  • Full Digital Discography

    Get all 6 Scanner releases available on Bandcamp and save 35%.

    Includes unlimited streaming via the free Bandcamp app, plus high-quality downloads of The Garden is full of Metal : homage to Derek Jarman, Sulphur (1995), Play Along, Sound for Spaces (1997>84), Colofon & Compendium 1991-1994, and Audiosphere #7. , and , .

    Purchasable with gift card

      €26.33 EUR or more (35% OFF)

     

1.
Open 05:09
2.
Experience 07:50
3.
Drop 04:57
4.
Waterbrush 03:28
5.
6.
Fravaer 07:45
7.
Rosa Rugosa 05:59
8.
9.
10.
11.
12.
Translucence 02:34
13.

about

Robin Rimbaud was both a friend and collaborator over the years and this CD is his tribute to an important figure in both his life and others'. Using recordings of Jarman's voice as well as location recordings around his home, he creates a graceful and delicate sculpture in sound. This is a close friend's tribute, backed by a profound understanding of the filmmaker's sense of intimacy, atmosphere and drama.

2014 - on the 20th anniversary of the passing of Derek Jarman and this reissue Robin Rimbaud (aka Scanner) reviewed many of the materials in his archive and discovered four selections that were originally off the release but feel now that they offer another viewing.

"This is a creative mind and man I still miss, but who thankfully and finally seems to be receiving the accolation he should have received long ago." (Robin Rimbaud)

"A beautiful and fragile tapestry. Reflective, tactile and emotional."The Wire

"This music operates a certain unsettling, eerie magic on the listener, sneaking out of the speakers surreptitiously and filling the room like a sudden burst of sunlight. Even those unaware of Jarman's flicks will be moved." NME

credits

released March 3, 2015

This album is a collection of memories taking recordings from spaces that Jarman inhabited or experienced - from the walk to the sea's edge from his cottage in Dungeness through to the roar of London congestion around his Charing Cross flat - Robin has attempted to create a fluid, elegiac sound portrait, a form of resonant landscape painting that weaves through recordings of Jarman's own voice. Robin applied the term 'sound polaroids' to describe these intimate, isolated, improvised moments, the same way a polaroid camera captures an image for a moment, almost dispoable, forgotten, a tiny epiphany that dwells within but surfaces at unexpetcetd triggers.
The majority of the sound here is abstracted and processed through modest means, cutting, stretching and editing tape - acoustic data like this once digitised dissolves into a form that one can mould and re-shape in an almost scultural manner.

Derek Jarman 1942-1994

Derek Jarman was one of England's greatest cinematic visionairies. Spanning painting, theatre, film, he comfortably moved between genres, seemingly shape -shifting at will. From designing ballet and theatre in the sixties for Frederick Ashton and Ken Russell, through to his own films in super-8 and seminal features such as Sebastiane (1976), Jubilee (1978), The Last of England (1987) and Blue (1993), Jarman explored a unique and compelling vision until his death from AIDS in 1994.
This record was an homage to film director Derek Jarman. It was released with a short film by Guy Marc Hinant shot on location in Jarman's garden. Published in 1997, it was the second full-length album by Robin Rimbaud / Scanner on Sub Rosa.

license

all rights reserved

tags

about

Scanner London, UK

shows

contact / help

Contact Scanner

Streaming and
Download help

Report this album or account

If you like The Garden is full of Metal : homage to Derek Jarman, you may also like: