Memoryhouse is a collaboration between classical music student Evan Abeele and photographer/videographer Denise Nouvion. Originally, the idea was to pair up Abeele’s ambient music compositions with Nouvion’s visual art, until they decided to record their songs.
Their music will remind you of dreams – mysterious, comforting, nostalgic even. Floating in reverb and lush melodies is Nouvion’s crystal-clear vocals. “The way we’re trying to write songs is having Denise in the forefront, with the plaintive delivery, but then having the music behind it really determine the mood. If you just listen to the vocals, it’s sung very sedately and stoically, but the music underneath gives it that melancholy that the actual delivery doesn’t contain.” Abeele says in this interview.
Here’s a song from The Years EP (released in 2010) – “To the Lighthouse” – Memoryhouse
… and a wonderful cover of My Bloody Valentine’s “When You Sleep”:
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Introducing the shiniest, newest member of our Lomo'Instant Family, the Lomo'Instant Mumbai! Inspired by the golden Indian metropolis filled with striking architecture, busy bazaars and fantastic food, the Lomo’Instant Mumbai combines the beauty of shiny copper and light grey faux leather. Grab one now!
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