Written, recorded and mixed by Mute Forest. Mastered by Kirk Clausen and Kael Smith at Crosspoint. Photo taken in Denmark by Kael Smith. Single layout by Kelly O’Brien.
called your phone / can’t find your son / when you wake up / the decade’s gone / It’s gone / prayed for hail / but huge skulls fell from the coast / how can you not choose me when you wake up.
Inspired by the eerie calm of beetle-decimated woodlands in his home state of Colorado, Kael Smith’s (Mombi, Khale) new project Mute Forest arranges subtle beats, layered electronics and occasional nylon guitar for a sound that is gloomily melodic and meditative.