Space Equator - Winter Through Spring

Space Equator – Winter Through Spring

When Space Equator got in touch to tell me about his latest project, the nature of it piqued my interest. Drawing a line under things, purging, and then washing your hands is a really important process in artistry, and yet many of us, including myself, are terribly guilty of doing the opposite. It’s all too easy to lose objectivity when creating, and treat the entire process of creation as if it is itself the product we strive towards.

Without the critical fortitude to just ‘stop’, we can end up overwriting the creative processes that occurred at the inception of a project

Without the critical fortitude to just ‘stop’, we can end up overwriting the creative processes that occurred at the inception of a project. In short, out with the old and in with the new, and that’s exactly what Space Equator’s done with Winter Through Spring, an EP of not entirely ‘finished’ work released to free his mind of from its constraints. It’s still great of course, with an eclectic mix of melody and atmosphere driven tracks created with a range of instruments whose individual acoustic qualities complement each other perfectly…

Space Equator - The Couch Surfing EP

Space Equator – The Couch Surfing EP

The fine line between avant garde and noodling self indulgence is a perilous one to tread, but Space Equator manages to dodge, at least for the most part, the latter.

The Couch Surfing EP has a quaint charm to its experiments with depth and direction

Sketchbooky and rough around the edges, The Couch Surfing EP has a quaint charm to its experiments with depth and direction, and passes the litmus test that so much technology availing jazz fails by actually being interesting to listen to for its relatively short duration…

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