Buy
Poppy Ackroyd
Resolve
Out February 2nd, 2018 Buy

Brighton-based classically trained pianist, violinist, producer, and composer Poppy Ackroyd is known for designing profoundly contemplative and cinematic soundscapes. She's played alongside Hauschka and Nils Frahm, and last year signed to Bjork’s One Little Indian Records. While her first release on the label was a solo outing on the piano, this one welcomes guests—Manu Delago (Bjork, Cinematic Orchestra, Anoushka Shankar) on hang drum, Mike Lesirge (Bonobo, Andreya Triana) on clarinets and flute, and Jo Quail on cello—to kinetic, orchestral effect. As its title suggests, the self-produced album is decisive in its mission, "To embrace the good things in life whilst dealing with unexpected and challenging difficulties," she says, to find "light in the dark."

Coverage on music sites Official website
Get a premiere in your inbox each week, listen to full album below.

Loading ...
    Want to be the first to know about next week's premiere? Sign up!

    Records Recently Premiered on Hype Machine

    All albums are selected by our team and featured free of charge. You can see the complete list of our premieres here.



    August 13th
    Lake Mary & M. Sag…
    Lupine Deluxe
    August 6th
    Various Artists
    Occult Lullabies
    July 30th
    Shy Boys
    Bell House
    July 30th
    Baseball Gregg
    Sleep
    July 26th
    Reginald Chapman
    Prototype
    July 23rd
    Astronauts, etc.
    Living In Symbol
    July 16th
    Ovlov
    TRU
    July 9th
    Tanukichan
    Sundays
    July 2nd
    Onlyness
    Onlyness
    June 25th
    Disque Debs Intern…
    An Island Story: Bi…
    June 25th
    Hana Vu
    How Many Times Have…
    June 11th
    S&S Presents:
    Dreams

    Hype Machine has been introducing the world to new music since 2005. We track music sites and present what they discuss for easy discovery on the iPhone, Android, and the web. These album premieres are our effort to highlight new releases we enjoy.