Retold (2014 Special Edition)

by Nest

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Jennie Sadler
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Jennie Sadler This is really nice. Favorite track: Charlotte.
Fredric Isler
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Fredric Isler Incredibly beautiful spacious, serene. Discovered Serein and then Nest through Sonicstate video on YouTube. Favorite track: Charlotte.
Martin Wisniowski
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Martin Wisniowski This is simply one of the best ambient albums ever made. Favorite track: Amroth (Brambles Version).
Dr. Beaf
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Dr. Beaf I often mentally drift with ambient music, and ultimately, that's its purpose. However, this is a whole different kind of ambient on so many levels that it emits a heightened level of curiosity to keep you on track and lead you through some of the most magical soundscapes I have heard. It is centred squarely around the piano, but it's everything else that makes this truly special. Favorite track: Kyoto.
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  • Compact Disc (CD) + Digital Album

    This is the brand new CD edition of Retold featuring artwork from the double vinyl reissue. It also includes the two bonus tracks featured on the vinyl release - Tides by Nest and a reworking of Amroth by Brambles.

    The first 50 copies sold will come with a free cover art postcard.

    Includes unlimited streaming of Retold (2014 Special Edition) via the free Bandcamp app, plus high-quality download in MP3, FLAC and more.
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      £8.99 GBP or more 

     

  • Streaming + Download

    Includes unlimited streaming via the free Bandcamp app, plus high-quality download in MP3, FLAC and more.

    When you pre-order this item, either the physical item or digitally, you'll be granted access to download the first eleven tracks which made up the original CD release of Retold. The last two bonus tracks will become available to download once the vinyl has been released.

      £7 GBP  or more

     

  • Full Digital Discography

    Get all 20 Serein releases available on Bandcamp and save 35%.

    Includes unlimited streaming via the free Bandcamp app, plus high-quality downloads of March Of The Mysterious, Expiration Compositions, He She Them Us, Orbital Planes & Passenger Trains Vol 1, Renewed Brilliance, Where Moss Grows, Cloudscapes, Struktura, and 12 more. , and , .

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  • Special Edition Vinyl 2xLP
    Record/Vinyl + Digital Album

    This double vinyl special edition release of Retold by Nest was originally crowd-funded via the Serein website. Orders were collected over one month and just two weeks in, enough people had pledged in order to make production viable. Initial copies came on clear viny.

    Includes unlimited streaming of Retold (2014 Special Edition) via the free Bandcamp app, plus high-quality download in MP3, FLAC and more.

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Five years on from its first release, you now have the chance to own Nest’s Retold on vinyl.

This is the 2014 double vinyl special edition, also available digitally.



‘Retold’ is an apt title for this body of work, at times light and serene, other times dark, brooding and sinister - Nest are expert storytellers. Taking cues from film soundtracks and contemporary classical music, the story is woven using a myriad of instrumentation. Dulcet piano tones are backed by string and horn arrangements, unidentifiable plucked instruments and the sound of the Welsh harp; often heavily processed, Retold is an album that has as much in common with experimental electronic music as it does with modern classical composition.

Nest is the collaborative project of Otto A Totland and Huw Roberts. The first six tracks on this album were originally released in 2007 on the eponymously titled Nest EP; they are presented here again having been remastered alongside five new pieces composed in 2009. A revised edition of the track ‘Cad Goddeu’ was created especially for this release.

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released December 2, 2014

Written and produced by Huw Roberts and Otto A Totland

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