Alva Noto and Solomun contribute club versions to a remix EP on Rough Trade.

Pantha Du Prince has announced a full reworking of last year’s The Triad, his first solo album in six years, by casting off the beats and most of the vocals to create a soothing ambient version.

“The Triad Ambient Versions bring the listener into a free space, as music consists of strictly folded sonic spaces that can be structured for the dance, for body-movement: the heart beat synchronizes the movement,” wafts Hendrik Weber.

“The ambient versions have no beats and the listener gets a more transparent musical picture, an image full of light-atmosphere non-defined and free, for the human spirit to unfold its own way of receiving space folded into time.
The straight columns of rhythm were taken away for a light wind of silence and non-structured fluid movements.”

In addition, Weber has commissioned a handful of house and experimental remixes of The Triad tracks for a new EP, featuring versions by Solomun, Recondite, Efdemin, Shinedoe and Alva Noto.

Rough Trade will release both The Triad – Ambient Versions LP and the Remixes EP on June 9. A vinyl version of the album will be available in a limited edition with a 12″ series of the remixes coming later.

Weber continues his world tour with dates in the US in May, starting on May 17 at Lincoln Hall in Chicago.

Check out the ambient version of ‘Islands in the Sky’ and see the rest of the tour dates below. Read our interview with Weber about his ambitious Bell Laboratory project from 2013.

Tour dates:

May 17 – Lincoln Hall – Chicago, IL
May 18 – The Ground – Miami, FL
May 19 – Together Festival at Brighton Music Hall – Boston, MA
May 20 – Flash Factory – New York, NY
May 21 – Marble Bar – Detroit, MI
May 25 – The Regent Theater – Los Angeles, CA
May 27 – Great Northern – San Francisco, CA

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