THE RELEASE IS ACCOMPANIED BY A NEW VIDEO FOR, ‘WINTER’S GONE’ AND PREMIERED EXCLUSIVELY WITH SPIN MAGAZINE (US) & ROLLING STONE MÉXICO (MX / LATIN AMERICA)
The Clouds Hill Tapes are also available in digital format, Part III
slated to be released Friday, July 31st
“The freedom and lack of musical boundaries within Rodríguez-López’s sound has never shone brighter than it does on his newly released triple-LP compilation, The Clouds Hill Tapes Parts I, II, & III.” – SPIN
“Su renovación musical adopta matices y texturas magnéticas” –Rolling Stone México Stone
“… a must hear for fans of the prolific madman…” – Metal Injection
Hamburg, Germany (July , 2020) — Omar Rodríguez-López, “one of the most visionary and diverse musicians, producers, and artists on the planet” as called by Spin Magazine released, “The Clouds Hill Tapes I-III” limited edition 3LP box-set today on Clouds Hill Music accompanied by a new video for the song, “Winter’s Gone” that is included in Part III and will be released digitally next Friday on July 31st.
The video was premiered exclusively in the U.S. with SPIN Magazine today along with a first stream of Part III and premiered in México & Latin America with Rolling Stone México.The video was shot in Hamburg, Germany during the recording sessions of the album and features outtakes of Omar Rodríguez-López, album producer Johann Scheerer, Virginia García Alves who appears on vocals on entire album and guest musicians.
“The freedom and lack of musical boundaries within Rodríguez-López’s sound has never shone brighter than it does on his newly released triple-LP compilation, The Clouds Hill Tapes Parts I, II, & III. Featuring unique versions of 20 tracks spanning 10 records and all recorded in 2011 and 2012, the collection provides new twists on old favorites as well as an unparalleled look into the creative process for some of the guitarist’s most iconic solo work,” commented SPIN about the release.
These albums include new recordings of three sessions dating from the years 2018-2019 recorded at the Clouds Hill Studios. Part I features eight pieces, and Parts II and III six pieces each, which have been entirely newly arranged, produced by Johann Scheerer, and performed by Omar Rodríguez-López and a range of guest musician that feature a total of 20 tracks that present his music in a new light.
The 3LP box-set includes 10 printed photos taken during the Clouds Hill Sessions and the original tapes can incidentally be seen on the covers of the three albums resulting from the sessions.Part III will be available on Friday, July 31st in digital format along with Part I-II on all digital platforms.
Release plan THE CLOUDS HILL TAPES
The Clouds Hill Tapes Part I-III- 3LP Vinyl Box-Set – Release – July 24th
Part III – Digital Release – July 31st
Purchase at Clouds Hill Shop: https://cloudshillshop.com