Wildbirds & Peacedrums – “The Well (The Field Remix)” (Stereogum Premiere)

Wildbirds & Peacedrums PR 2010

Wildbirds & Peacedrums – “The Well (The Field Remix)” (Stereogum Premiere)

Wildbirds & Peacedrums PR 2010

As I mentioned when we premiered “The Drop,” the second half of Wildbirds & Peacedrums’s Rivers, Iris, focuses on the steel pan. You won’t really hear that on this track — the steel pan is a tiny detail in the background of the remix. But The Field still keep their remix spacious and immersive, with the same “warm and swelling” notes that Mariam Wallentin says attracted her to the steel drum in the beginning. Listen:

Wildbirds And Peacedrums – “The Well (The Field Remix)”

Earlier today we posted Jamie Smith’s own steel pan-heavy track, “Far Nearer.” Trend alert?

Rivers is out digitally now via The Control Group.

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