Paul Cousins – Thoughts in the Ether (Video)

“Daydreaming has a soundtrack? Answearing affirmative will lead you to a journey of seren emotions triggered by Paul Cousins new track which interwines analog synthesizers and orchestral textures in a beautiful introvert trip”

Thoughts in the Ether’ is a slow-burning reflection on daydreaming. Analog synthesizers and orchestral textures intertwine, expanding as the reverie evolves and moves further into the distance. Treated piano adds gravity as crystalline synths glisten across the surface. The accompanying film by director Edward Harber is an aerial study of the North Sea from Happisburgh in Norfolk, documenting a week in the evolving appearance of the water.

Paul Cousins is a producer & composer based in London. Recently featured in FACT magazine’s ‘Patch Notes’ series, he creates ambient soundscapes using analog synthesizers, samples & field recordings. In addition to producing for a diverse range of artists such as Muck Spreader, August Child & Night Games, his other studio credits include Luke Evans, FOURS and Makeup & Vanity Set.

Reviewed by Nagamag on October 15, 2020