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Peter Silberman Performs Tiny Desk Concert
Friday, May 5th, 2017

Peter Silberman Performs Tiny Desk Concert

Today Silberman performs an appropriately intimate set on NPR’s renowned Tiny Desk Concert series. You can watch the moving performance here: http://www.npr.org/event/music/526732550/peter-silberman-tiny-desk-concert

Acclaimed for his work with The Antlers, Impermanence is Silberman’s first solo outing, but it is an artistic continuation of the work he’s done on Hospice, Burst Apart, and Familiars. The album is a musical document of Silberman’s experience with a hearing impairment that led him to leave Brooklyn for a secluded setting in upstate New York. As the sensitivity and static began to subside, Silberman gradually re-introduced sounds into his world to create these beautifully sparse and minimal songs.

Critical Acclaim For Impermanence:

"The six tracks are minimalist to the point of vanishing, crafted from gently shimmering electric guitars and murmuring keyboards, while Silberman's soft, high voice, polished like fine silver, delivers a series of quietly emotive haikus.” - Uncut

"His multi-octave voice is as intense as Jeff Buckley’s or Anohni’s, but it’s vulnerable without being precious or cloying.” - The Guardian

"This is one of those potentially life-changing albums, with a depth traveling the prism from the physical to the mental to the emotional to the spiritual, but with no heavy hand, just a ton of thought, and a lot of loaded space and not knowing. Sometimes six songs is all it takes to say everything one can say, and sometimes it's all we need to hear. No wasted space, no wasted breath or tone. Just a six-song pilgrimage through human fragility.” - Under The Radar

“Though there are also occasional woodwinds, brass, keyboards and percussion, Impermanence is almost like an experiment in minimalism, to see how fully Silberman can deconstruct songs and still make them compelling. Quite a bit, as it turns out.” - Paste "It’s truly compelling songwriting.” - Brooklyn Vegan

"An awesome concept album, changing the perception of ambient music one unplayed note at a time.” - The Rumpus

Live Dates:
May 9 - Los Angeles, CA @ Monty
May 10 - San Francisco, CA @ Swedish American Hall
May 12 - Seattle, WA @ Ballard Homestead
May 13 - Vancouver, BC @ Fox Cabaret
May 14 - Portland, OR @ Fremont Theater

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