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Sub Pop To Release Patrick Shiroishi’s “A Sparrow in a Swallow’s Nest (with Paloma by Emma Ruth Rundle)” b/w “The Light is Not Afraid” Worldwide On April 12th

On April 12th, 2024, Sub Pop will release a new 7” single from Los Angeles-based musician Patrick Shiroishi. This new single features an exclusive, original A side, “A Sparrow in a Swallow’s Nest,” which features Emma Ruth Rundle reciting her poem, “Paloma,” backed with a new original, “The Light is Not Afraid,” featuring Patrick on vocals. it will be limited to 1,000 copies and available on orange vinyl.
Shiroishi is a Japanese-American multi-instrumentalist and composer who is perhaps best known for his extensive and incredibly intense work with the saxophone. Over the last decade he has established himself as one of the premier improvising musicians in Los Angeles, playing solo and in numerous collaborative projects. Shiroishi may well be considered a foundational player in the city’s vast musical expanse. He has presented work and performed at the Museum of Contemporary Art, the Metropolitan Museum of Art, the International Museum of Surgical Sciences, and has toured around the world in various solo and band configurations including as a member of the Armed, contemporary classical ensemble Wild Up, and Upsilon Acrux.
Patrick Shiroishi’s “Sparrow in a Swallow’s Nest (Feat. Emma Ruth Rundle)” b/w “The Light is Not Afraid” can now be preordered at megamart.subpop.comselect independent retailers in North America, and Bandcamp.

Patrick Shiroishi
“A Sparrow in a Swallow’s Nest (Feat. Emma Ruth Rundle)” b/w “The Light is Not Afraid”

Posted by Abbie Gobeli