Spindle Ensemble are an experimental instrumental quartet from Bristol’s music collective Bloom (Tezeta, Yama Warashi, Count Bobo, Dubi Dolczek, Evil Usses, Leonie Evans, Alabaster dePlume, Run Logan Run). They perform original compositions by Daniel Inzani that hover cinematically somewhere between jazz, folk and classical idioms, taking inspiration from artists such as Moondog, Maurice Ravel, Charles Mingus and Mulatu Astatke. Their debut album ‘Bea’ was released as a gatefold vinyl via Adderwell Music in Nov 2017 (full release 26th Jan 2018).
Bea was recorded in a converted village chapel studio named ‘Grand Chapel Studios‘ in Bedfordshire. It was mixed and engineered by Michael Pearce who created a stereo image of the room and Spindle performed as an ensemble, in order to capture their sound raw and live in an acoustic environment that bought the best out of their instruments’ natural resonance. Spindle Ensemble recorded their debut album in April 2017 and named it Bea after Jo’s recently born daughter to mark the birth of the band. The striking cover art for Bea was created by well known Australian artist and designer Anna Higgie.