Ed Carlsen - Morning Hour | mr024

Ed Carlsen returns with his sophomore LP Morning Hour. Written, recorded and produced over the last two years in Kraków (Poland) and his hometown of Cagliari (Italy), the record finds Carlsen taking his melodic modern classical sensibilities to new terrain, fusing string textures with electronica and melodic piano with swelling electric guitar, all the while exploring a diversity of upbeat and downtempo feels.

The shapeshifting sounds on Morning Hour are rooted in real life experiences - the sense of place in distant locales, the confronting of anxieties, the loss of life, and ultimately, the redemptive choice in leaving the darkness behind for a new light…