Unthunk is an identifier for Trevor Tunnacliffe's musical endeavours.

Chamber + popular music

Unthunk merges chamber and popular music. The chamber music influence derives particularly from the modal polyphony of the Renaissance. Pop music characteristics include modern lyrics and instruments. With chamber music, the score captures the initial impulse, much as a screenplay does for a film. The performers provide feel and character, bringing the score to life, transforming the piece in the process. The popular music elements originate intuitively, from off the cuff sketches or improvisation. If you are musician who would like to be involved in Unthunk recording, we invite you to get in touch.

Maria Alejandra Velasquez Restrepo

Voice


Lisa Jensen
 

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Oboe


Holly Bryan
 

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Horn


Nina Horvath
 

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Keyboards


Michael Ibsen
 

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guitar


Buff Allen
 

Drums, percussion


Trevor Tunnacliffe
 

Trevor Tunnacliffe

Bass guitar, baritone guitar. Various simple parts not otherwise credited. Trevor is also a lapsed viola da gamba player.


Happy Puppy Records
 

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Lee Rosevere is the curator of our netlabel Happy Puppy Records, and definitely an artist. Though you don’t hear his sound directly on our recordings, his influence is present.


Release party

On Sunday, May 8, we ushered the new album into the world with a small listening party for artists and influencers. You can access the music here, or directly from Free Music Archive.

Plumb Abysm – album details

The new album, Plum Abysm, has been virtually completed. A couple new photos have been added to the home page slider, showing the same toy that adorns the album cover. In one, the happy little creature perches on the very edge of a…

Plumb Abysm release date

The new Unthunk album, entitled Plumb Abysm, is scheduled for release on May 10, following a reveal/listening party for the musicians and their influencers on May 8. The album takes the point of view of characters Delver and Amanda, with…

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