The music created by beloved Seattle duo Cock & Swan has long existed in its own bewitching sonic world that defies simple categorization. Comprised of longtime partners Johnny Goss and Ola Hungerford, the two have unveiled a lush, darkly lit, and experimental spin on gauzy dream-pop over numerous EPs and three LPs, with their most recent album 'Secret Angles' (2013) marking their debut for local label Hush Hush. Two subsequent remix collections for Secret Angles and the captivating 'What Was Life?' EP for Los Angeles label TAR found Cock & Swan continuing to evolve their hypnotic repertoire while also finding time to tackle unique performance opportunities. An invitation by Seattle’s “it” choreographer Kate Wallich to compose accompanying music for her provocative dance performance Splurge Land ignited a new direction for Cock & Swan, with Wallich’s captivating, alluring, fluid movement style steering them to produce their most cinematic and expansive explorations to date.
The show’s critically-acclaimed string of sold-out shows at On The Boards now nearly a year past, Hush Hush is proud to present Cock & Swan’s complete original score to 'Splurge Land.' The epic 75-minute amorphous aural journey places a spotlight on the diverse talents of multi-instrumentalist, analogue synth aficionado, sound... more