About the album
Drummer Joost Lijbaart on Trinity:
"After two years of playing and traveling together, we all felt the urge to capture our music on a live album. For me, playing live concerts with the trio resembles a growing tree. The music evolves naturally from silent and hidden to strong and fertile, from heavenly to earthy, from life to death to life. Our concerts are still fully improvised and become ever more an immersive experience for the audience and ourselves – an experience which takes us out of our own comfort zone to a hidden world of tenderness, anger, security, abandonment, joy, grief, peace and all the other emotions every human being will experience during his or her life.”
Headland is the first album of Batik, the group originated by Joost Lijbaart and Wolfert Brederode. For this project they were inspired by the tapestry work of Claudy Jongstra. The comparison between felt and music is all about compiling. Putting self-containd single small pieces (felt and notes) together to make a whole; "When you make felt you compile. You collect and arrange and with nothing but wool, water and abrasion ...