Scatter, to be released on WW Records, marks the debut solo release of a musician that has been collaborating openly over the past few years, though much of it beneath the mainstream radar. Diverse projects have seen him write, perform and exhibit in Europe, Asia, Africa and the U.S., but this current incarnation as a guitar/vox/drums two-piece is without doubt the most personal, defining a new pathway that we can expect a lot more from. The writing is raw and yet the sound refined: carefully crafted guitar and drum parts weaved with laid bare voice, followed by driving beats hammering guitar lines and tender song. It's as much an instrumental record as it is a collection of songs; intrepid vocals and raw production take you through landscapes of still and intimate sculpted guitar parts with intrinsic voice, through to moments of driving drums and distortion, acoustically made but electronically inspired, all combining to tell it. You know you are listening to a record where all the pieces have been carefully put together and you can relax, sit back and let it happen.