Patrick Shiroishi is the latest addition to our publishing roster. Based in Los Angeles, Patrick is a Japanese-American multi-instrumentalist & composer and a member of Fuubutsushi. You can read his responses to 15 questions on improvisation here.
We are thrilled to have signed the publishing rights of the song writer and performer Youmna Saba, the Paris-based Arabic composer, singer and performer. Youmna Saba (born in Beirut, Lebanon) is a musician and musicologist whose current research focuses on the musical dimension(s) of the Arabic language, as a tool to generate new methods of working with electronics. She has released 4 albums so far and collaborated with musicians of different backgrounds, such as Kamilya Jubran (PL), Mike Cooper (GB), Jean Marc Montera (FR), Floy Krouchi (FR), Kyungso Park (SK), among others.
She took part in international programs and residencies (Hwaeom Residency, South Korea 2017, Sound Development City, 2016, Gyeonggi Creation Center, South Korea 2013…) and is a 3-time laureate of the music residency program at La Cité Internationale des Arts, in Paris (2020-2021).
Youmna holds a master’s degree in Musicology, focusing mainly on the parallels between classical Arabic music and Arabic visual art.
Anna von Hausswolff. is now published by Touch Music. Anna has recently released ‘All Thoughts Fly’ on Southern Lord (USA) and she also runs her own label, Pomperipossa Records and is constantly touring and working.
Hildur Gudnadottir, who composed the score for HBO series, Chernobyl, and won the OSCAR for Joker in 2019, also had her music licensed for The Handmaid’s Tale (HULU).
The final track on episode 4 of Series 1 of The Handmaid’s Tale is a new version of “Liður”, from her album “Saman”, which Touch released in 2014.
ELEH – coming soon…