Originally released 7 July 2013 on Wood & Wire records:
4 compositions inspired by red-earth roads and busted sound systems…monumental, urgent, meditative, angry, gentle, more electronic than any of his previous work…it is evocative of West African sounds filtered through a fucked up lens of Minor Threat and Anton Webern with a dash of Tony Conrad dronathon for good measure. Recorded entirely on a hand-held field recorder in Accra, Ghana and then munted beyond recognition with his trusty laptop, this collection of pieces for violin, gonje, percussion, found sounds and electronics represents part of Cadell’s Radical Violin project. Music against complacency and apathy…music against capitalism and exploitation…music for truth.
“Radical Underground Violinists of the world, stand up, take your instruments and your intellects and help build a culture in opposition to the powers that are degrading our disadvantaged fellow humans and making our planet uninhabitable!”
Dr. Adam Cadell, The Manifesto of the Radical Violinist
“Swaying from haunting meditations to cacophonous maelstroms without end, ‘Til It All Melts Away takes the violin, bends it into distorted contortions, and throws it to the wind. It’s breathtaking.”