February 16, 2024



Out Today:
The Album Leaf — “Afterglow (ft. Kimbra) (Balmorhea Remix)”


Out today is a rare remix comissioned by our dear friend The Album Leaf. The track is a fluid mix of piano, guitars, synths and electronic rhythms coupled with the layered and manipulated vocals from Kimbra. Streaming now on all platforms.

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June 16, 2023



Out Today: Pendant World  


Pendant World is now out worldwide. Out 8th studio release and 2nd output for the Deutsche Grammophon label. 13 tracks / 42 minutes.
180g Vinyl, CD & Streaming/Download are available across all platforms. Thank you for listening. 

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︎︎︎Worldwide Retailers & Streaming




June 1, 2023



Pendant World Films 


We have teamed up with Odd.One to produce unique films for the 3 singles for Pendant World

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︎︎︎New Conditions
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April 14, 2023



Introducing: Pendant World


Presenting our new, full-length album. Due out June 16th worldwide on Deutsche Grammophon.
The intention was for this music to offer moments of clarity and intimacy while speaking to the beauty of life amid the uncertain and trying times around us. Produced & engineered by Jonathan Low. 

︎︎︎Pre-Order LP/CD (US)
︎︎︎Pre-Order LP/CD (ROW)




December 1, 2022



Live In Marfa


Presenting ‘The Wind — Live in Marfa’
From filmmaker Jared Hogan, Balmorhea perform their album ‘The Wind’ live from start to finish over the course of a single day in Donald Judd’s Arena at the Chinati Foundation in Marfa, Texas.

︎︎︎Stream Full Film
︎︎︎View Official Trailer
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September 30, 2022



Stranger is 10!


Our 5th studio album, STRANGER, was released 10 years ago this October. Recorded between sessions at Soma EMS in Chicago, Estuary & Church House Studios in Austin.

Stranger was released worldwide in October 2012 on 2xLP, CD & digital by Western Vinyl. Recorded by Andrew Hernandez, John Michael Landon & David Boyle. Mixed by Andrew Hernandez and mastered by Jeff Lipton. Featuring photography by Trine Søndergaard and art direction by Mario Hugo.

“…one of the most brilliant bits of the band's career.” — Grayson Haver Currin, Pitchfork

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September 30, 2022



Passerine


We are honored to contribute a new track to the final installment of ‘For The Birds’ — Randall Poster’s project chiefly benefiting the Audubon Society.

The 200+ tracks including Laurie Anderson, Alice Coltrane, Beck, Nick Cave & Warren Ellis, Phillip Glass, Daniel Lanois, Mark Mothersbaugh, Jeff Tweedy, Yo-Yo Ma, et al.

“Passerine” was recorded & mixed by Joseph Lorge at Sound City in Van Nuys, CA.

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September 23, 2022



The Wind (Deluxe)


7 October 2022 via Deutsche Grammophon

Featuring 4 previously unreleased tracks. Remixes by Portico Quartet, Joseph Shabason & C.B. (with Scoring Berlin). Atmos Mix by Nick Rives at Capitol Studios.

Recorded at Nils Frahm’s Saal 3 studio at Funkhaus Berlin. Mixed at Aaron Dessner’s Long Pond studio in Upstate NY. Produced, mixed & mastered by 3x Grammy-winning engineer Jonathan Low.

“Soaring high strings...plaintive piano...aching cello...swathed in updraughts of wordless voices” ★★★★ — Mojo

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April 9, 2022



Piano Day, Vol. 1


Piano Day has created a compilation with 32 exclusive piano pieces from various corners of the world. We’re happy to have a track among such talented artists featuring Nils Frahm, Chilly Gonzales, Olafur Arnalds, et al.

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︎︎︎ 2xLP US / Rest of World




March 18, 2022



Solanales — World Sleep Day


Released today on World Sleep Day. This EP is dedicated to the memory of composer Harold Budd.

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December 17, 2021



Time In The Hand


We are thrilled to share Time In The Hand with you — a recomposition of Beethoven’s timeless 'Adagio Cantabile' from the Sonata Pathétique No. 8, Op. 13.  Just in time to celebrate the grand composer's 250th birthday.

︎︎︎ Streaming now on all platforms.




October 4, 2021



Paramount Theatre, Austin


DECEMBER 17, 2021
Paramount Theatre
Austin, Texas, USA
with special guests Marisa Anderson & William Tyler

Tickets on sale Friday, October 8 at 10am CST

*Newsletter subscribers will receive an exclusive pre-sale code to get a limited number of
pre-sale tickets a day early.

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September 10, 2021



Coventry Carol


“Coventry Carol” is released today. A single from the forthcoming WINTER TALES compilation from DG (November 5). Featuring Brian Eno, Mari Samuelsen, Joep Beving and a host of other artists.
Mixed for Dolby Atmos.

︎︎︎Stream “Coventry Carol”
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May 13, 2021



KEXP Session Premiere


Recorded & filmed at the iconic SOUND CITY STUDIOS. Engineered by Joseph Lorge. Playing songs from The Wind + “Remembrance.”

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April 9, 2021



THE WIND Is Out Today


We’re so happy to share our new album THE WIND with you today. This music is the result of three years of writing and planning. There is much to be said about the music and world it inhabits. But for now, we hope you can deeply listen and experience it for yourself. We’d like to thank our collaborating musicians and technicians on this record, our team at our new record label, and of course all of you for listening and following along.

THE WIND is streaming now on all platforms.
2xLP / CD for all territories available now.

︎︎︎ Listen & Purchase here




March 15, 2021



“La Vagabonde” Premiere - BBC Radio 6 Music


Mary Anne Hobbs premiered “La Vagabonde” today (March 15, 2021) on her BBC Radio 6 Music show. Preview the track and its inspiration via link below.

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February 25, 2021



“The Wind” Incense


To accompany our release of “The Myth” we are pleased to announce a custom incense collaboration with SIELA. Featuring fragrances of Mediterranean Cypress, Cathedral Frankincense, Ambergris & Musk. Each package contains a tin with 12 charcoal incense cones, a ceramic burning tile & custom Balmorhea matchbox.
Limited to 40, ships in mid-March.

︎︎︎ Purchase here (Sold Out)





February 25, 2021



The Myth


The second single called “THE MYTH” from our forthcoming album THE WIND is streaming now on all platforms. This track pairs an acoustic guitar duet with a deep, haunting harmonium and features vocalist Lisa Morgenstern. Recorded in Saal 3 at Berlin’s Funkhaus and co-produced by Jonathan Low. Film by Andrew Gallo.

︎︎︎ Stream/Download “The Myth” now
︎︎︎ Watch “The Myth” video here



February 19, 2021



Víkingur Ólafsson Rework


We are proud to announce our first-ever rework as Balmorhea

We have reinterpreted “La Cupis” from Víkingur Ólafsson’s new works from Debussy/Rameau.
The piece was reimagined with manipulated source material and newly-composed acoustic guitars and piano. LP & CD release in March, 2021 via Deutsche Grammophon.

︎︎︎ Pre-order and stream on all platforms here




January 11, 2021



The Wind


We are thrilled to announce our new album, THE WIND — our debut release with Deutsche Grammophon. Official worldwide release April 9, 2021 on LPx2, CD & Digital.
Thank you for listening.

︎︎︎ Pre-order
︎︎︎ Stream “The Myth” & “Rose In Abstract”





December 4, 2019



Clash Magazine Feature


Clash goes in-depth with our recent time at Saal 3 in Berlin.  Words by Derek Robertson and images by Francesco Lusa.

︎︎︎ Read it here


March 10, 2019