Ensemble Pearl was a studio album by the concept band of the same name. This quartet would feature the likes of Stephen O'Malley (Sunn O))), Khanate, KTL), Atsuo Mizuno (Boris), Bill Herzog (Earth, Jesse Sykes & The Sweet Hereafter) and Michio Kurihara (Ghost, Damon & Naomi).
Ensemble Pearl was created as an audio art theater piece by D.A.C.M./Gisèle Vienne entitled "This Is How You Will Disappear".
The band, led by Sunn O)))’s Stephen O’Malley and featuring Boris drummer Atsuo and Ghost/Boris members Michio Kurihara and William Herzog, were joined by experimental composer Eyvind Kang and Secret Chiefs 3’s Timba Harris for the six-song effort.
Ensemble Pearl would be released on vinyl and CD in 2013 with a 2CD available via Daymare Recordings with a second disc of alternate cuts.
All songs arranged by Ensemble Pearl.
- 1. Ghost Parade (5:45)
- 2. Painting on a Corpse (6:52)
- 3. Wray (4:42)
- 4. Island Epiphany (12:45)
- 5. Giant (10:16)
- 6. Sexy Angle (19:50)
- Stephen O'Malley - Performer, Writing, Producer
- Michio Kurihara - Performer
- Atsuo Mizuno - Performer
- Bill Herzog - Performer
- Michal Mozolewski - Artwork
- Simon Fowler - Artwork
- Eyvind Kang - Guest
- Timba Harris - Guest
- Bob Weston - Mastering
- Randall Dunn - Mixing
- Masato Suzuki - Recording
- Gisèle Vienne - Associate Producer
- D.A.C.M. - Associate Producer