I will leave you with some of my favourite photographs I’ve taken. I’m currently preparing for an upcoming solo exhibition, LIKE WATER, A WINDOW, in Toronto as part of Contact Photography Festival. Runs April 28 - June 17th, more info here! -- Tess Roby
Eliot Roby is my brother, who wrote and recorded all of the guitar arrangements on Beacon. Often people ask me how it is to work with a sibling, and the answer is that it is both wonderful and difficult...
N10.AS (pronounced ‘antennas’) is Montreal’s online community radio station. I host a monthly programme on the station called ‘Distant Rhythms’ which explores a variety of music from around the world, with a focus on overlooked records from the 80s and 90s...
Beacon was recorded and mixed at The Bottle Garden studio in Montreal during the winter of 2016. The Bottle Garden is a gem of a studio, a shrine to analogue tape and equipment hiding just below the noses of passersby on a busy street in the Mile End...
The Beacon exists in Lancashire, England, not far from where my father was born and where I spent summers as a child. I have been returning to it my whole life. The photograph above is featured on the gatefold of the LP. It’s me as a child, walking up to beacon, somehow so telling of the future. -- Tess Roby
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