Ambient music, so far as I can tell, isn’t in high-demand among Nashville’s music fans, or artists for that matter. Nonetheless, great ambient music is being made here. Case-in-point: Marc Byrd and Andrew Thompson, who write together as Hammock, have been quietly building a global following in their tight, but accessible niche, for several years now. Fans of Stars of the Lid or Boards of Canada have found a slow-moving equal in Hammock, as far as I’m concerned.
I spoke with the very understated and humble writing team recently and the fruits of that conversation are now available for your consumption (click the headline).
And, because it’s too striking not to post, a video for Hammock’s “Breathturn” to distract you from words: