Constellation is thrilled to welcome Erika Angell to the label! The acclaimed Swedish singer/composer has been a fixture of the Montréal experimental music scene for over a decade, with her genre-defying band Thus Owls as a central project.Erika was also one half of industrial electronic noise duo The Moth and avant-pop torch song duo Josef & Erika. She has worked with Patrick Watson, Daníel Bjarnason (Ben Frost, Sigur Rós), Arve Henriksen (Supersilent), Lisen Rylander Löve (Midaircondo), Liam O’Neill (SUUNS), Wildbirds & Peacedrums, among many others, and has contributed vocals to Leonard Cohen’s music. On November 29th, Erika shared her debut solo voice...
Here are some print and video links from October 2023, as well as a handful produced/published prior, which provide just a sliver of context far too absent from Western mainstream media narratives (to say nothing of those deployed by Western politicians). Firstly, thanks to activist, researcher, former Constellation staffer, and eternal comrade Graham Latham for this recent set of reading links he shared with his close newsletter community: This Q+A at The New Yorker with Tareq Baconi, a scholar and historian of Hamas, which has some useful thoughts on how to conceive of the Hamas attacks on Oct. 7 and the organization’s role...
Ahead of the September 2022 release of his first full-length for Constellation, entitled All The Things That Happen, we asked Steve Bates to pick and share some thoughts on his favourite Constellation records.