Franklin’s second album 'Amen', set for release on Earshift Music

Franklin’s second album 'Amen', set for release on Earshift Music

Recorded in NYC, Franklin’s new album ‘Amen’ features the bassist-composer in an impressive collaboration with pianist Marc Hannaford and drummer Satoshi Takeishi. Amen showcases Franklin’s intriguing compositions, featuring intricate rhythmic relationships between the players and the merging of acoustic and electronic elements.

Sam Gill's Coursed Waters: Many Altered Returns

Sam Gill's Coursed Waters: Many Altered Returns

Sydney based saxophonist-composer Sam Gill announces his new album Many Altered Returns. The album is the first release by his quartet Coursed Waters, a Melbourne/Sydney collaboration featuring drummer James McLean alongside pianist Novak Manojlovic and bassist Jacques Emery.  The music navigates expanses of open improvisation within Gill’s provocative multi-sectional compositions, moving between moments of extreme density to whispering repose.