Bing & Ruth – ‘The How Of It Sped’ video; album out this Friday

Bing & Ruth – ‘The How Of It Sped’ video; album out this Friday

Bing & Ruth

New Song/Video ‘The How Of It Sped’

New Album, No Home Of The Mind, Out This Friday

Tour Dates Added

 

Ahead of the release of Bing & Ruth‘s new album No Home of the Mind this Friday, the New York outfit have today announced North American and European tour dates in support of the release, alongside a video for ‘The How Of It Sped’.
View the video for ‘The How Of It Sped’ below

‘The How Of It Sped’
Directed by Sébastien Cros

Directed by previous collaborator Sebastien Cros, the video was shot in the last week in the south west of France on the Cap-Ferret peninsula, where the Dune du Pyla sits surrounded either side by pine forests and the Atlantic Ocean. As a part of the world where the record was written, Moore and Cros felt this was the perfect setting for the video. However, Cros explains that travelling to the location for filming was a hazardous experience:
“When we went there, the coast was on red alert, a violent windstorm blew over the site for 48 hours. Winds gusting above 90mph, so strongly that we could not even look straight up, sand blasting the lenses, a total chaos in a deserted place. We had to adapt to these conditions, finding breaks of quiet weather to improvise with the spectacle of nature.”
Established in 2006, Bing & Ruth is an ever-evolving collective steered by composer David Moore. A pianist from Kansas and graduate of New York’s school of Jazz and Contemporary Music at the New School, Moore’s work follows in the great tradition of fellow alumni John Cage and Steve Reich, albeit looking past the more studied repetition of the style’s forerunners toward a meditative form built on feeling.
You can read more about the project and how the record was written in the FADER’s recent feature with Moore, where he discussed in depth the 17 pianos around the world that were used to write the album: http://www.thefader.com/2017/02/10/bing-ruth-david-moore-piano-interview

 

BING & RUTH TOUR DATES

April 9 – PHILADELPHIA, PA, First Unitarian Church
April 10 – BROOKLYN, NY, San Damiano Mission Church
April 12 – TORONTO, ON, Conversation Room at the Great Hall
April 13 – CHICAGO, IL, Constellation
April 16 – SAN FRANCISCO, CA, Great American Music Hall
April 19 – PORTLAND, OR, Modular 8
April 20 – SEATTLE, WA, Fremont Abbey
May 14 – ARCOSANTI, AZ, FORM Festival
May 17 – BRUSSELS, Les Nuits de Botanique
May 18 – AMSTERDAM, Paradiso @ Zoonehuis
May 19 – GRONINGEN, Lutherse Kerk
May 20 – COPENHAGEN, Koncerthuset Studio 3
May 21– BERLIN, Gruner Salon
May 23 – LISBON, ZDB
May 24 – BRAGA, Gnration
May 25 – BRUGGE, Ryelandtzaal
May 26 – LONDON, LSO Saint Luke’s.

 

Photo: David Moore (Bing & Ruth) photographed by Tonje Thilesen

 

Bing & Ruth – No Home of the Mind
17 February 2017
CAD3706
Starwood Choker
As Much as Possible
Scrapes
Chronchos
The How of it Sped
Is Drop
Form Takes
To All It
Flat Line/Peak Color
What Ash it Flow Up

 

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