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STEVE VON TILL RELEASES NEW SINGLE & VIDEO “INDIFFERENT EYES” – NEW ALBUM AND BOOK DUE 7th AUGUST

July 9, 2020
Photo credit: Bobby Cochran

STEVE VON TILL RELEASES NEW SINGLE & VIDEO “INDIFFERENT EYES”

NEW ALBUM NO WILDERNESS DEEP ENOUGH AND DEBUT BOOK HARVESTMAN: 23 UNTITLED POEMS AND COLLECTED LYRICS

OUT AUGUST 7TH VIA NEUROT RECORDINGS

Steve Von Till reveals his new single and video “Indifferent Eyes” from his forthcoming album, No Wilderness Deep Enough.

The record’s six pieces of music shape a hallucinatory landscape of sound that plumbs the depths of the natural world’s mysteries and uncertainties—questions that have vexed humanity since the dawn of time asked anew amidst a backdrop that’s as haunting as it is holistic.  

About the track and video Steve remarks “Indifferent Eyes is perhaps the best example of how the process of creating No Wilderness Deep Enough pulled something very different out of me vocally;  something more expressive, more out on a limb and adventurous, and definitely outside my previous comfort zone. I am grateful at this stage in my artistic life to still have opportunities to challenge myself and grow. This past winter, photographer / videographer Bobby Cochran traveled up to our property in North Idaho to shoot this video.  I love any excuse to get outside and stay outside in the winter time.  We hiked, built fires, and shared many hours of great conversation about what is important in this life.  I think that energy comes through in this video albeit in a simple and understated manner.” 

It’s music to lose yourself in and unlike anything you’ve heard from Von Till. An album that’s devastatingly beautiful and overwhelming in its scope, reminiscent of the tragic ecstasy of Nick Cave and the Bad Seeds‘ recent work as well as the borderless ambient music pioneered by Brian Eno, late composer Jóhann Jóhannsson‘s glacial compositions, and the electronic mutations of Coil. The album comes paired with Von Till’s debut book, Harvestman: 23 Untitled Poems and Collected Lyrics which offers a voice of existential wisdom and experience to provide comfort and perspective in an era of uncharted territory.

View the book trailer here and watch the video for his new single “Indifferent Eyes”: 

The new single moves you. Such an expansive atmosphere is created within ‘Indifferent Eyes’, emotive and incredibly expressive. This track is beautiful, it will call out to you and give you goosebumps. Steve Von Till crafts such striking arrangements, brooding vocals and vast layers create such an immense intensity.

Von Till’s charted an extraordinary musical path over the last several decades, from his main duties as singer and guitarist of the boundary-breaking Neurosis to the psychedelic music of his Harvestman project and the unique folk songs he’s released under his own name.

His fifth solo album, No Wilderness Deep Enough, came to fruition during jetlagged nights in his wife’s childhood home in Germany. It was further embellished with mellotron and electronic treatments in Von Till’s home studio in North Idaho. 

Viewing the emerging result as an ambient instrumental album, he consulted friend and engineer Randall Dunn (Marissa Nadler, Earth) about adding live cello and french horn and piano in a proper studio. 

After enlisting Brent Arnold on cello and Aaron Korn on french horn, he challenged Von Till to sing over the music and make it his next solo album.  Lyrically, No Wilderness Deep Enough touches on themes essential to living in the world around us, as well as co-existing with ourselves and others. 

“It’s about personal longings and loss, and the loves and insecurities we all feel combined with meditations on humanity as a whole,” Von Till explains while discussing his main artistic aims behind the album, as well as his poetic expressions captured in Harvestman. “I’m exploring the great disconnect: from the natural world, from each other, and ultimately from ourselves—trying to find meaning and depth in re-establishing those connections, to find a resonance in purpose and acknowledging the past while looking towards the future and still being in the moment.” 

No Wilderness Deep Enough and Harvestman: 23 Untitled Poems and Collected Lyrics arrives August 7th via Neurot Recordings.

Further information and pre-order details are available here.

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