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Hinako Omori

Mar 15, 2024

10:00pm – 10:40pm CT

Central Presbyterian Church

Since 2022’s critically acclaimed debut album “a journey…”, Hinako Omori has fast become one of the UK’s most compelling breakthrough musicians, blurring the lines between classical, electronic & ambient. A concept album inspired by the ancient Japanese ritual of forest bathing, “a journey…”’s lush textures, rooted in nature, were called “remarkable” by Pitchfork and received heavy rotation on BBC 6Music. Omori’s potent blend of therapeutic frequencies, drones & her ethereal falsetto connected: she has since supported Beth Orton and Ichiko Aoba, played with a 60-piece orchestra for BBC Radio 3’s Unclassified and joined Floating Points’ ensemble at the Hollywood Bowl to perform Promises, his collaborative album with the late Pharoah Sanders.

New record “stillness, softness…” explores our shadow selves, and the need to reconcile with them in order to break free – featuring a new sonic range within Omori’s world of analogue synths, it’s “a collage of experiments” which were pieced together like a puzzle, each song representing a memory room.
The album is Omori’s most accessible yet, and one that evidences her true range as a composer, artist, vocalist & synth virtuoso.

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