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For the heart of the various musical projects of David Little, including smallhaus and Lines of Silence.

Latest release – Solstice 2 by Lines of Silence

About

Smallhaus and Lines of Silence are two musical projects by David Little to examine different approaches to making experimental psychedelic music.
 

Smallhaus started in 2015 after a number of years away from making music. Starting as a way to explore sound and music making outside of a traditional band format, initial experiments concentrated on manipulating found sounds and field recordings, alongside guitar and electronics. The sound developed to incorporate life-long influences from psychedelia, shoegaze and post-rock, along with electronica and ambient music. 

After the release of Nova in January 2021, smallhaus is on hiatus.

Lines of Silence was started as a side project in 2020 to explore more esoteric and conceptual recordings. The first Lines of Silence album, Terra / Aqua was released by TQN-aut in November 2020. The current Stations of the Sun project will release largely improvised pieces at the turning of the seasons.

News

Gigs!

I’m delighted to announce that I have two gigs upcoming – both at AMP Studios, Old Kent Road. 05/08/21 – Vanishing Point 05/09/21 – Tomorrow Calling Festival These will be the first live outings of Lines of Silence. As such expect largely improvised sets.

Solstice 2

Monday 21 June 2021 saw the release of the next in the Stations of the Sun series – Solstice 2. Here’s what it’s all about … “She wakes from a dream of vivid primary colours, a memory of a blue globe in a sea of darkness. The doe hare slowly blinks and opens her eyes, …

Equinox 1

Equinox 1 is the second release in the Lines of Silence Stations of the Sun project, marking the solstices and equinoxes. Released on the date of the 2021 Vernal Equinox in the northern hemisphere and in pantheistic celebration of Ostara. Equinox 1 comprises two pieces – The Earth, the Goddess marks the awakening from winter …