Roxane Métayer “Éclipse des Ocelles”

There’s a moment around the midpoint of “Mille pics,” the opener on Éclipse des Ocelles, where Métayer plays a languid, vulnerable passage on her violin, accented by birdsong and woodpecker thrumming, that transports you deep into the forest, all alone and unencumbered. Throughout Éclipse des Ocelles, a serene sense of isolation takes root and blooms through bells, wind instruments, field recordings, and, especially, violin. This … Continue reading Roxane Métayer “Éclipse des Ocelles”