credit: Malka Spigel
Immersion + Matt Schulz
Immersion are Malka Spigel and Colin Newman. Though best known for their work with Minimal Compact and Wire, Immersion provides an outlet for their ongoing fascination to craft enthralling, unique musical soundscapes. Immersion emerged in the early 1990s against the backdrop of European minimal techno releasing Oscillating (1994), Full Immersion (1995) -feat. Claude Young, Mick Harris, Gez Varley and Mark Gage- & Low Impact (1999).
It then fell silent as the couple experimented with other vehicles for their collaboration. Returning in 2016, their sound was unmistakable and yet evolved into a different beast. Their albums Analogue Creatures Living On An Island (2016) and Sleepless (2018) are regarded by some as the point where Immersion emerge from being one of the UK electronica scene’s best kept secrets to gain the recognition they deserve.
Immersion have also created the Nanocluster series of events collaborating with some of the finest left field artists of our era: Tarwater, Laetitia Sadier, Ulrich Schnauss and Scanner on bespoke performances leading to 2021’s Nanocluster Vol. 1 album. Vol 2 follows.
The couple also have a weekly music radio show called Swimming In Sound.
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