New album Chasing the Path by grej

2018-04-26 05:23:03 UTC

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grej is the solo project and performing pseudonym of Greg Harrison, a Canadian-based percussionist from Fredericton, NB. He has produced works for Toronto Dance Theatre, Canadian Contemporary Dance Theatre, Form CDT, Morris Palter, and Division 85 Films. His work and performances have been described as “rich & curiously cool landscapes”, “sensitive, sophisticated & powerful” and “transfixing”. Specializing in classical minimalism and electronic music, grej seeks to merge these worlds to create truly unique sounds, rhythms, and textures.

 Chasing the Path was commissioned by Hanna Kiel (Human Body Expression) and was presented under the same title by DanceWorks in March 2018 in Toronto, Ont. The piece investigates the beauty and pain of memory.

Grej explores the relationship between classical/contemporary music with electronic sound design. Starting from a pure acoustic world featuring piano, cello, percussion and organ, the thematic material journeys through various stages of distortion and manipulation until reaching a cryptic synth-driven climax.

Track List


  • Chasing the Path - 13:56 
  • Debut Sea - 03:39 
  • Pipe Dream I - 04:44 
  • Pipe Dream II - 05:23 
  • Abandoned Room I- : pulsae - 05:33 
  • Abandoned Room II- : wallless - 03:18 
  • Abandoned Room III- : face it - 02:42 
  • Track-ing - 05:45 
  • Tracing - 02:28 
  • Rewind - 05:08 
  • Cadence For Her - 07:11


Genre : experimental, classical, contemporary, electronic, film, music, indie, minimal, minimalist, percussion, pop, Toronto

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New single Part 3 by grej

2017-07-26 05:20:27 UTC

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Grej is the solo project and performing pseudonym of Greg Harrison, a Canadian-based percussionist from Fredericton, NB. This is Grej's  first single and video      “Part 3”  of the new album i/Variations. The video was choreographed /performed with dancer Mateo Galindo Torres with artist Carlos Delgado. It explores the process of expressing and absorbing rebellious actions. The work is built from traditional Colombian folk songs, which cater to the perpetual rhythmic layers. This eventually gets swallowed by waves of synth and bowed metal objects - the thematic motif of the album. The album is a four part project where each musical work navigates through a physical and emotive journey that features manipulated cymbals and a Roland Juno synthesizer. 


Genre : electronic, indie, minimalist, percussion, pop

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New EP An ordinary narrative by Nhung Nguyen

2017-06-08 06:01:58 UTC

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“An ordinary narrative” is EP for the little moments in our lives. Bold, repetitive and simple are three suitable words to describe the material in “An ordinary narrative”. This EP is the representation of Nhung Nguyen everyday life – a narrative which is both real and surreal. Seven piano pieces with a touch of soundscape are processed with a minimal level of editing to create a sense of imperfection. The raw quality of these pieces carries Nhung Nguyen's honest and sincere feelings toward life, memories and music. “An ordinary narrative” is the theme for the dreamy time of the youth. 

Track List


  • After spring - 03:36 
  • Memento - 04:20 
  • Ode to simplicity - 02:28 
  • An ordinary narrative - 07:45 
  • Bittersweet - 04:46 
  • And end - 01:38 
  • Summer '14 - 01:52


Genre : ambient, cinematic, improvisation, minimalist, modern, classical, neoclassical, piano, solo, soundtrack

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