Murmur (band)

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Murmur is an acoustic drone ensemble from New Orleans who play tone/space improvisations based on a single note. It was founded by minimalist sound artist potpie (musician) and records on the Backporch Revolution label. The membership changes with each performance/recording and has had between two and twelve members.

They are most noted for recording the 2007 release "Fermata" live entirely inside a fermentation tank the Dixie Brewery in New Orleans shortly before Hurricane Katrina.

Releases include:

  • Subterranean Raga, Vol. 1 (2002)
  • Release (2003)
  • Fermata: The Dixie Brewery Fermentation Tank Session (2007)

External links[edit]

  1. Artist page at Backporch Revolution [1]
  2. "Fermata" review from Offbeat magazine: [2]