Heinali is a project by a music composer and a sound artist from Ukraine, Oleg Shpudeiko and his new release A Wave Crashes has been just released.
Oleg is a self-taught artist, who started to compose in 2003 and even though his music style can be defined as stylistically eclectic, many of his compositions are electroacoustic and often incorporate sound processing methods and techniques. He became a part of Solama art group and started to compose music for installations and performances.
His debut album “67 Breaths” was released in 2011. This was followed by “Air” on Fluttery Records in 2012, which was characterised by minimalist, chamber compositions for piano, strings and field recordings. In the same year two CDs, combining spoken word performance and heavy guitar sound, ‘Conjoined’ and ‘Ain’t No Night’ were released on Paradigms Recordings in collaboration with American poet Matt Finney. His last project was the “Blook” duo which he formed with classically trained music composer Alexey Shmurak.
Heinali’s live shows usually feature free electro-acoustic improvisations. Oleg also works as a music composer, writing music for films, games and other media.
The new album by Heinali, “A Wave Crashes” consists of material recorded during electroacoustic studio improvisations incorporating analogue synthesizers and analogue and digital sound processing. It’s a kind of a sound sculpture of a certain moment almost frozen in time, letting you experience it from the different angles of space.
The EP mastered by Lawrence English, while album photography credits goes to Alex Naselenko.