The Adorables

The Adorables  Zeena Parkins and The Adorables

THE ADORABLES is the latest band led by Zeena Parkins with percussionist Shayna Dunkelman and electronic guru Preshish Moments. Zeena Parkins is a harpist with Bjork, and a stalwart of the Downtown NY scene. THE ADORABLES mixes lush acoustic orchestration with live electronics, beats, and unusual instruments. Visceral, unearlthly, exquisitely rich sounds mix with drones, crafted sound processing,feedback and the guts of harp strings. Guest appearances by Deep Singh and Dave Sharma - percussion, Kristin Slipp - vocals, and Danny Blume - guitar.

Members

acoustic & electric harp, keyboards, melotron, accordion
vibes, marimba, percussion
live electronics and programming

Tracks

1Constructed12:29
2Invented5:22
3UMEA3:11
4Refracted3:00
5Raking6:41
6Without Source3:11
7Sophia2:57
8Song4:46

Reviews

  Superlatives would fail me here if I were to resort to them. So I won’t say that this is the career-defining Zeena Parkins recording. Or that this album takes the best of her compositional skills and harp prowess (you can hear shades of 

Dan Coffey, Avant Music News, 3-18-2013