Patina, the new cd from Perpets, is a set of beautiful and painterly atmospheric electric guitar explorations from the New Zealand duo of Antony Milton and Zac Winterwood.
Perpets as a 'project' is a means for exploring semi-formal minimalism with each track attempting to use only a restricted range of notes and with a focus on the decay of said notes. The compositional ideas behind the pieces frequently start out with a willful exploratory/experimental disregard for consonance, but somehow as a result of each of the players' long ingrained playing styles tend to drift back toward consonance.
There is an aesthetic gravity that comes into play.
“The photography was captured in a place named Rose Cottage. Located just outside the town of Lorne on the Australian Great Ocean Road. Perched high on a cliffside surrounded by beautiful native bush and bird life. We were heartbroken to learn that Rose Cottage was destroyed during a bushfire season. It will always remain a special place for us.” - Zac
RIYL Loren Connors, Jon Collin, Charalambides, etc.