I’m Michael Foucault. So are you. I formulate my experience in a way that gives humans certain understandings. Then I suddenly become Beyoncé. And right after that Alan Watts. One day I wake up as Sara Ahmed and at the same time I’m out touring with my band ABBA. Meanwhile I’m turning into Aung San Suu Kyi and Jeanne d’Arc. I love and respect myself and everyone else and don’t know what I will experience next. -- Merely
I’m an olive. So are you. I fall down to the ground and the whole world starts to shake. My olive family is still up there hanging in the tree. I miss the other olives. I created deep bonds to some of them. Especially those olives that raised me, and those who made me become the olive I am. -- Merely
We're honored to debut one of the most beautiful releases of 2016, Merely's intensely emotional, post-apocalyptic new LP Uncanny Valley. It's a soaring triumph for the Swedish artist and Team Rockit member, one that evokes vivid windswept landscapes from an otherworldly dystopian future -- with references to mysterious biblical works of unknown origin, the darkest material known to man, and the record's overarching theme of feeling lost in that eerie, inescapable sensation first described by Masahiro Mori in the early '70s that now seems more ominously prescient than ever -- all while sounding like some perfect heavenly union of Enya's soothing, sanguine new age tones and towering, gleaming modern Swedish pop...