The Release of #VelvetTendrils by @SheerZed 15-01-16 #ZedAt50

Velvet Tendrils by Sheer Zed

To mark the 50th year of my existence a thought crossed and embedded itself within my mind to release an album. Partly inspired by Andrew Liles release 45, Velvet Tendrils represents my label (SZR) Music’s 17th release and my fiftieth year drawing breath. This six track collection of experimental electronic ambient drone noise will be released on the 15th January 2016, five days before my birth date on the 19th. Each track title begins with the letter ‘V‘, which represents the number five in Roman numerals. The terms in the titles ‘Vessel of Multimind’ and ‘Vorticitating Hypersphere‘ on the album Velvet Tendrils are drawn from the work of Peter J. Carroll. The album cover art is by myself and digitized by Adrian Finn at The Great Bear. The mastering is by Loz Gill at Fat As Funk Mastering. Velvet Tendrils will be available on numerous purchasing and streaming digital platforms. Pre-ordering can be made here and here. Below is a full streamable preview of the title track.

Published by: Sheer Zed

• Electronic Musician • Artist • Shaman • Born in Newport, South Wales, Sheer Zed started singing at the age of eight. He showed an interest in audio production, producing experimental tape shows in his bedroom at the age of eleven and started to write songs at sixteen. With a strong leaning to electronic based music, Sheer Zed recorded an industrial electronic album "Electro-Punk ’86" during the 1980’s. Sheer Zed has been releasing music through his own (SZR) Music label since 2002. Festivals and numerous radio shows such as The Dark Outside, The Phantom Circuit, The Numbers Broadcast, Frome FM's Homely Remedies and The Alrealon Musique Show have all featured Sheer Zed’s peculiar brand of outsider electronics. Louder Than War have reviewed Sheer Zed's music as "extraordinary", "immersive" and "exciting". CompulsionOnline have described Sheer Zed's music as "surreal", "invigorating" and "intricate". Sheer Zed has collaborated with Dr. Vanessa Sinclair, psychoanalyst, artist, poet and clinical psychologist on the experimental electronic cut-up poetry album It Started With The Alarm. The artist Val Denham has called Sheer Zed a "Fire eating freak of god damn nature!" TV broadcaster Jonathon Ross once called Sheer Zed "a f**king nuisance!". The Bandcamp compilations Terse Greetings 2015 from Australia’s Severed Heads, Several by Several (a compilation supporting the late great John Several) and the 95 track #MoreInCommon Hope Not Hate compilation promoting peace and tolerance have all featured Sheer Zed’s eclectic electronic music •

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