Brilliant Edinburgh multi-instrumental trio Sink have been quietly and loudly weaving their particular kind of magic for the best part of a decade. The core of their sound is acoustic and improvised, stretching the technical possibilities presented by the violin, accordion and saxophones respectively to extraordinary effect.
Collaborations with other artists, notably touring as Kate Stables’ backing band ‘This is the Kit’ and recording album material with Lizabett Russo, as well as an ongoing series of live film score commissions from Edinburgh Filmhouse, have considerably broadened their instrumental pallet to include voice, loops, electric bass, tuned percussion, oscilloscopes, prepared and unprepared pianos and more. Their first album ‘Ossicles’ was described by The List as ‘an impressive debut from a hugely talented trio’. They are currently recording for their second album.
For Hidden Door, Sink will be providing a live soundtrack to the screening of The Adventures of Prince Achmed, the world’s oldest surviving feature animation, on Sunday 28 May. Earlier that day they will also joining Dave House (The Reverse Engineer) to present The Pianocube – a playable sculpture made from three upcycled upright pianos.