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Rotten Bliss is the violent, warm and weird visions of London based cellist and vocalist Jasmine Pender. Rotten Bliss want to take you anywhere but here, any time but now.

Featuring a ghost-like electric cello played upright through a host of effects, which she controls using a toe-operated iPad, Jasmine's powerful voice - at times unamplified and at other times processed into fearsomely dissonant chords - emerges from and dissapears into layers of exploratory cello noise and brutally bare cello riffs.

Jasmine's hypnotic and unholy combination of folk, drone, art rock, sound art and noise echoes both the past and the future, evoking a kind of futuristic dystopian vision of a drowning world, as conceived on a remote Scottish island at the end of the 1960s.

Seasickness tablets are recommended for the feint of heart as an array of field recordings, triggered by the flick of a toe, disorients the listener as we go careening through a gale on the outer Hebrides, the deck of a ferry, a radio in an attic, the calm shore of the south coast in May, all set against a backdrop of assembled archival video footage taken from old American home movies and documentaries. A woman summersaults in slow motion whilst Jasmine sings about hurricanes to a backdrop of radio noise. Anywhere but here, any time but now.

The Nightwatchman Sings will be released by Reverb Worship in September 2017.

Rotten Bliss appears regularly around London, accompanied by projected visuals that are triggered and augmented by sound events. Favourite venues include New River Studios, Apiary Studios, Hundred Years Gallery, The Others, Resonance FM and Vinyl Deptford

Jasmine also plays with Jowe Head (ex-Smell Maps) in 11th Hour Adventists and with classical cellist Tim Bowen (ex-Chromehoof) in False Echo. Jasmine is the founder of Losers Club, an international network of musicians who collaborate on remote, chance based compositions.

Jasmine's previous projects include an arrangement of Leonard Cohen's songs for acapella voices, an interactive sound installation at the National Theatre and an audio visual performance triggered by light sensors aboard the M S Stubnitz as part of Kinetica's performance festival and exhibition.