S>0 is Entropy Quartet's second release, and the band's first full-length album. Recorded at Black Pearl Studios with entirely vintage equipment, Entropy set out to capture the openness, spontaneous interaction and emotion of their largely improvised live shows. The entire album was recorded live, which allowed them to communicate visually and sonically, and to react to one another in the moment.
The album demonstrates Entropy’s ability to explore the subtler sides of ballads, as well as more raucous and, at times, angular works. The album includes compositions and arrangements from all members of the band, as well as original interpretations of pieces from Atoms For Piece and Radiohead, which have been re-imagined, twisted, obscured and reassembled.
Beautifully engineered by Darren Reston and Kein Jenkin, and mastered by the great Mal Stanley, the album has a somewhat moody, vintage sound, but with a very contemporary aesthetic.
S>0 is a lens with which to view musical path the band has travelled and it’s current state, inviting the listener to travel with them as they descend into deep musical exploration.
released September 21, 2017
Entropy Quartet are:
Sally Rochlin: Saxophone
Ben Delves: Guitar
Ben Tansey: Bass
Kein Jenkin: Drum kit
Front Cover art by Rowena Smith, photo by Kate Atkins
Album artwork by Simon Sleiker
Album recorded at Black Pearl Studios, 16-19/6/17, engineered by Darren Reston
Mixed by Darren Reston and Kein Jenkin
Mastered by Mal Stanley
Entropy Quartet would like to thank: Darren Reston, Mal Stanley, Kate Atkins, Simon Sleiker, Rowena Smith