catherine graindorge / hugo race
Long Distance Operators
digipack + 8 page booklet
Long Distance Operators (LDO) is a collaboration between the Australian musician Hugo Race and the Belgian violinist Catherine Graindorge.
The music of LDO is an intensely atmospheric dreamweave of violins, electronics and Hugo's darkly evocative voice. The duo explores metaphysical lyrics, experimental sounds and retro-baroque orchestrations in a romantic, song-based context.
Singer, songwriter, producer and author, he has a long and wide-ranging history, from the trans-global Dirtmusic and his groups True Spirit and Fatalists to his origins in the 80's Melbourne post-punk scene with Nick Cave & the Bad Seeds and The Wreckery.
She is a Belgian violinist, violist, composer and actress. Her first solo album, 'The Secret of us all', has been released in september 2012. She has been playing with artists such as John Parish, Bertrand Cantat and Pascal Humbert (Détroit), Andrea Schroeder...She composes for theatre and cinema and plays with the Belgian band Nox.