A Slow Decay

  1. 1.A Gradual Decline

'A Slow Decay' EP precedes 'A Gradual Decline', the debut album from composer and filmmaker CUTS aka Anthony Tombling. Featuring the album's lead single and title track, it also contains two new b-sides. This new music addresses the planet’s current fragility, with Tombling using field recordings of ice collapsing from glaciers. Weaving these momentary, dramatic events directly into the DNA of the music, CUTS sculpts rhythmic elements out of geological transformation.

Released October 05th, 2018

EP / Digital

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CUTS is the musical project of composer and filmmaker Anthony Tombling Jr.

Describing his debut Village Green project, 'EXIST', Anthony says:

“In 2012 I was involved in a car crash and the resulting shock manifested itself in experiencing sleep paralysis for the first time. I was inspired to try and recreate some of those experiences through music and film. 

It made me view my approach to music in a different way, EXIST is a collection of those visions. With all CUTS material I try to take influence from the non-musical, for instance an abandoned space. There is a stillness with places that are in slow decay. I try to imagine what that would sound like. 

In taking influence from things outside of music I feel my own music becomes less tied to comparison. As a composer working this way has been deeply cathartic.”

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