This Week on Q2 Christopher Tignor

This Week on Q2 Christopher Tignor


Of Christopher Tignir, Q2 tells us, “…

This week on Q2, we introduce you to the spacious and spacial sound world of composer and Slow Six bandleader Christopher Tignor. Listen in for focused programming, including the unreleased track Sleep, Cartographer for piano and fender rhodes, download his piece Cathedral and read an introduction by Tignor himself.

In many ways, Christopher Tignor represents a new generation of composers. Fronting his band Slow Six, he writes the music and designs software instruments (some distributed freely) which he uses to sample and transform the band’s live sound. The result are scores and soundscapes that are carefully crafted and delicately manipulated. At the same time, Slow Six works and rehearses much like a traditional rock band, adding a real element of collaboration to the music. They’ve released multiple albums, and Christopher one solo album, Core Memory Unwound, which bring his software instruments to the forefront, weaving around intimate violin and piano melodies…..”