WOW. Hard to imagine a more fitting record to arrive in the shop amidst the thunder and lighting storm currently battering the streets of greater London. "Relief Tours" by Scott Douglas Gordon is a set of eight compositions for adapted piano and electric guitar, alongside numerous other bric-a-brac, both acoustic and electronic.
Some ethereal moments throughout, however most of these pieces lean towards the DREAD end on our shallow scale of emotions and although most of these compositions are relatively short for this style (half clocking in around the six minute mark) they still achieve a meditative quality that initially recall the work of Robert Aiki Aubrey Lowe as well as the tonality of the Taj Mahal Travellers, the U.S. Steel Cello Ensemble or something that could have came out on Ultra Eczema.
A serious record for serious times.