Jon Hopkins Unveils Second ‘RITUAL’ Preview

His epic new work...

English producer Jon Hopkins has shared the second preview from his ‘RITUAL’ album.

The material for the project was constructed for the Dreamachine* immersive experience, a heady, deeply psychedelic fusion of lights and sound, of the scientific mind and the unconscious.

Jon Hopkins’ music helped Dreamachine* evolve, enacting singular – often very difficult – experiences for each person who partook.

Out on August 30th, ‘RITUAL’ attempts to bring this all together in one place, a 41-minute epic with ceremonial overtones. Part of the producer’s ongoing attempts to engage with other facets of the mind and body, it was previewed with a special listening experience at Glastonbury.

The second piece is online now, and it continues the journey – the electronics are ever-evolving, honing in on the sub-conscious in the process.

Jon Hopkins comments…

 “In 2022, I was commissioned to compose for a project called Dreamachine* – a beautiful immersive experience created by a team of artists, scientists, and philosophers, which was experienced by tens of thousands of people throughout 2022 and beyond as it continues to tour. RITUAL (palace) is an evolution of the music I composed for that project. I am so grateful to all those involved.”

Tune in now.

Jon Hopkins will play Green Man Festival this summer.

Photo Credit: Imogene Barron 

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