‘Pool’ is a collaborative album by multi-instrumentalist and Modern Nature member Jim Wallis and painter and guitarist Nick Goss. Inspired by Goss’s artistic residency on a tanker in the Adriatic sea; the seven ethereal and atmospheric pieces fuse ambient and experimental instrumental music with captured field recordings from the ship.

“Reflective, melancholic, insular and yet at peace with the world. A mesmerising, dream-like album” Future Music 10/10 Album of the Month

“Possessed of aquatic logic…its gentle ambience is quiescently becalming” Uncut 8/10

“A gorgeous meditation on life at sea” A Closer Listen

“A pleasingly gloopy marine-centric brain-bath” The Arts Desk

“Immersive, ocean-going, pastoral ambience” Backseat Mafia 8.4

“A captivating gem” Electronic Sound

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  • Release Date 3rd December 2021
  • Label Tip Top Recordings