“The crowd, having been promised nothing, felt cheated, having received nothing”
Kurt Vonnegut, The Sirens of Titan
The Sirens of Titan are an audio-visual project by the author and songwriterJohn-Paul Pryor, featuring Sami Salo, Jez Leather, Phoebe White, Emma Cripps, Sarah Kaldor De Winter, Courtney Murray, Mike Pickering and Matt Millership. The band are a collective formed around the core trio of Pryor, Salo and Leather. The Sirens of Titan always record all songs live in session.
The debut album The Apocalypse Sessions was recorded over a three-month period with the producer Andy Strange.
Each song on the album is being interpreted by a different contemporary visual artist throughout 2015, and the films will appear on The Sirens of Titan website bi-monthly.
The artists include Paulina Otlie Surys, Wolfe Von Lenkiewicz, Martin Sexton, David Shama, Marnie Weber and Ewa Wilzcynski, among others.
|Portrait: Jez Leather by Paulina Otlie Surys|
|Portrait: Sami Salo by Paulina Otlie Surys|
|Portrait: John-Paul Pryor by Paulina Otlie Surys|
|Film from the forthcoming film for Black Dog Commercial by Paulina Otlie Surys|
THE APOCALYPSE SESSIONS IS AN ALBUM OF ELEVEN SONGS BY THE AUTHOR JOHN-PAUL PRYOR AND HIS BAND THE SIRENS OF TITAN COMPLEMENTED BY ELEVEN FILMS PREMIERED BI-MONTHLY BY LEADING CONTEMPORARY ARTISTS
Listen and Watch the Album Apocalypse Sessions Here