S L E E P project on hold, new releases & more!

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H E J .

Massive, massive thank you to everyone who has submitted work for the S L E E P project so far. The project has totally grown beyond my original expectations and the amount of contributors has been pretty surprising, not to mention overwhelming – in a super positive way!

The project is currently on hold.

The book part of the release has been a challenge to get suitable material for. The book is an integral part of the project and unfortunately I cannot put it out if the entire content of the book is not at a high enough quality.

The project deadline has therefore been pushed back. Do not fear… We are still open for submissions! If you have not yet submitted anything or you are interested to submit but don’t know what the situation is – send us an email (mvstockholm@gmail.com). I will update everyone on here and Facebook when I start the project back up and I will begin contacting individuals again towards the end of the year.

The second reason for the delay is to concentrate on some smaller, more manageable releases that are planned for the autumn. The intention is to raise the profile of the label by releasing some great records and continuing with the monthly club.

I hope that everyone understands the situation – I feel bad for postponing this but I feel much worse delaying the release of all the great work by the musicians, artists, writers and photographers who have so far taken part.

It has not been in vain. People will be amazed when this comes out.

The good news is that there will be some killer cassettes and singles coming out after the summer. Looking forward to revealing more details ASAP.

T a c k  s å  m y c k e t ,

David / MV

P.S. Live footage shot by the man, Sebastian, from February’s MV club #2 will be available reeeeeeaaalll sooooooon.

 

MV1 / s l e e p / Call for contributors

 

Would you like to be part of Maternal Voice’s first release?

Maternal Voice is a label based in Stockholm, Sweden. The vision for the label is to release and promote creative work with a strong experimental connection, and an emphasis on strange and unusual themes.

The first Maternal Voice project will be a three part, conceptual release about sleep.

  • The first part, an 8 hour long audio sleeping aid (a continuous mix/collection of sound art/ambient/drone-style compositions from various artists/producers blended together to form the entire piece);
  • The second part, a vinyl release where songs are written based on the conceptual theme of ‘sleep’. Limited to 500 copies.
  • The third part will be a visual, 100 page coffee table book designed to evoke sleep with artwork, photographs, images and words. Limited to 200 copies.
Please find aditional information on our website:
The intention is for the pieces to work both individually as well as together in a scientific, musical and aesthetically interesting way.
We are looking for contributors for the book part of our release. We are searching for additional artwork, photography and creative text.
If you would like to be part of our first project – please send us a short summary of why you would like to participate and a link to some recent work to the following email address:
mvstockholm@gmail.com

If you know someone who would be interested in getting involved, please invite them to this event or share our website/facebook/email address.

// Call for contributors Facebook event page //

The deadline for submissions is Sunday 31st January 2016.

We are open to all levels of experience, however, due to necessary control over the quality of the released work, we cannot guarentee that your submission will be included in the final collection.
Please, feel free to email us if you have any questions!
Thanks for reading!

/MV

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