Initially released in 2011, my album Wrapped in Plastic – Music Inspired by the Work of Filmmaker David Lynch as performed by The Escalators, is now set for its digital release through EnRusk Music Presave it on Spotify here https://distrokid.com/…/theescalators/wrapped-in-plastic
“The music is totally absorbing, and it takes you on a journey that could easily be like a David Lynch film. The music creates a world that suggests strangeness and mystery, with the hint of events unfolding.” Roger Mitchell The Herald Sun
The Escalators was and is
Joe Talia Drums
Mick Meagher Electric Bass
Pat Thiele Trumpet
Lawrence Folvig Guitar
DJ Element Turntables and Samples
Marc Hannaford Piano,
and myself on trombone and composition duties.
Artist: The Escalators
Album Title: Wrapped In Plastic Inspired by the films of David Lynch
Digital Release EnRusk Music
Avalaible at: Apple Music Spotify and all other streaming services
So many of you saw us play this music live, and I thank you for those many who came up telling me of the mesmerizing effect this music had on you, placing you somewhere in outer space.
And also, thank you to the many others who approached me at the end of a concert, visibly upset and seeking to vent your anger at me for making you sit through what you had to endure.
When observing the sculptures and paintings of surrealist artist Giacometti, Lord commented that ‘In some of your sculptures and paintings, I find a great deal of feeling’. To this Giacometti answers, ‘You may find it … but I didn’t put it there. It’s completely in spite of me’
” Robinson’s group, the Escalators, is an eight-piece avant-garde jazz ensemble that includes a DJ manning turntables and sampling. What else sets them apart are live shows where their slowly evolving, sometimes disturbing, and opaque music is married to set designs and film that play in a similar sandbox of mood, repetition, beauty and what they like to call Lynchian weirdness” Sydney Morning Herald Feature Article
Get it here