kyü 2

by kyü

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Hayden Larcombe
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Hayden Larcombe Lush vocal harmonies and intricate percussion, all wrapped up in so much space that I'm willing to pay anyone who can tell me what reverbs were used on this album. Favorite track: Samsara.
Matt Evans
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Matt Evans This is pop shorn of its usual drudgery and left to wander naked in vast soundscapes. Visceral percussion lends an almost primitive feel that starkly contrasts with the flowing and digital textures in the background of each song. The album is also a mix of contradictory elements, with improvisation playing off against structure...

My full review here! www.theaureview.com/albums/kyu-kyu-2-2012-lp
Peter Walsh
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Peter Walsh Its a shame that kyu have decided to call last drink's but this is a pretty fine way to close.
James
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James Just as pretty as the first one. Favorite track: Hellmoney.
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about

“kyü 2” is the second and final studio release from the experimental duo, spanning atmospheric soundscapes to unique yet joyous pop. Written primarily in the studio, “kyü 2” explores the improvisational and spontaneous as well as intricate, inventive composition. kyü have created an intelligent, dynamic record encompassing their talent for impulsive, striking vocals, exciting and unusual percussion, and their penchant for the unexpected.

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released October 22, 2012

kyü is:
Alyx Dennison
Freya Berkhout

Mixed and produced by:
Danny Keig
Jonathan Boulet

Mastered by:
Don Bartley @ Benchmark Mastering

“Samsara”, “Inbetweener” and “Hellmoney” recorded by:
Tim Carr

“Yük” recorded by:
Michael Morgan

Drums and percussion on “Samsara”, “Inbetweener” and “Hellmoney” by:
Adam Zwi

Various percussion, synth and vocal parts by:
Danny Keig
Jonathan Boulet

“Arasmus” strings arranged by:
Kirsty Tickle

“Arasmus” strings performed by:
Tom Irvine
Emily Irvine
Oliver Downes
Anna McInerney

“Scratch Piano” strings by:
Siobhan Dennison

Cover artwork by:
Antonia Hayes

Special thanks to:
Chris Wu
Eliza Sarlos
Lee Groves
Danny Keig
Jonathan Boulet
Adam Zwi

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kyü Sydney, Australia

It’s with intimate detail that Sydney two-piece kyü weave their music. Freya Berkhout and Alyx Dennison have a distinct songcraft that yields the most magnificent results, a distinct style and sound that intersperses vibrant melodies amid vast soundscapes. It’s pop as much as it is experimental, ornate as it is raw, classical and contemporary in equal parts. ... more

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