Rotterdam-based musician, composer and sound artist Rutger Zuydervelt aka Machinefabriek has announced the release of a new album called Re:Moving (Music for Choreographies by Yin Yue) which will be out on September 9th via Panthom Limb and follows 2021’s With Drums.
According to the press release, He describes his newest record as “an album with a bittersweet taste.” The two pieces that make up the album were scheduled for dance performances ultimately cancelled by COVID, leaving Zuydervelt’s soundtracks, for all of their elegance, beauty and emotional gravity, without an audience. After lengthy conversation, Zuydervelt and NYC-based Yin Yue agreed that the music, even without the choreography that birthed it, deserves to be heard. And thus, accompanying the stunning artistry of the scores comes a reminder of the cruel realities of a world gripped by pandemic.
Check an excerpt below.