I've always been a follower of ambient, instrumental and experimental music. During my graduate school days, I have clear memories of getting some of my best work completed, accompanied by the background sounds of instrumental, experimental and pioneering artists the likes of Dome, SPK, Recoil, Dead Can Dance, This Mortal Coil, Pieter Nooten, and Michael Brook, to name a few. This was music that provided a release and subtle motivation to enable creativity and concentration.
"Above Water" is the stunning debut single from Cal Trask, the musical creation of Canadian singer-songwriter Calvin Heinrichs, and the first taste of new music from the forthcoming Posthumous EP, which was recorded in Stockholm, Sweden in early 2016. Inspired by artists the likes of Jeff Buckley, Bon Iver and The Tallest Man on Earth, this is beautiful, dark indie pop driven by Calvin's soft, poignant piano and heartfelt, soulful, yearning vocals that gently and thoughtfully