Imagine if colours not only worked together to create images but
also soundscapes? What music would a walk through the
countryside or the setting sun create? Through the creativity of
synaesthete musician and composer, Erick Ramsey, here in
collaboration with singer and songwriter Elaine Samuels, we can
enter this fascinating, visual and musical realm, through their
song and video, ‘Beyond Mytholmroyd’s Red Dawn’, which was
released on July 10th 2021.
Erick Ramsey (Ramalho) is a synaesthete
musician based in Rio De Janeiro, Brazil, with a
background in Early Modern English literature
and the reception of Greek and Latin in
England. He’s currently working on a PhD’s
dissertation on philosophy of music and mind.
Ramsey’s project ‘Spinneys in the Silver-Toned
Rain’ features his work on music, philosophy
and literature as well as collaborations with
both fellow musicians and painters in exploring
musical and philosophical takes on
neurodevelopmental synaesthesia and the
cross-sensed experience of sound in and
Questions (for the complete discussion
download the press release PDF)
Let’s find out more about this song, which was
released as a video, on July 10th 2021 and
about synaesthesia, by asking Erick himself…
Q1. What exactly is synaesthesia, when did you realise
that you had it and other people did not and how does
it affect your life?
Q2. Where does the title ‘Beyond Mytholmroyd’s Red
Dawn’ come from?
Q3. How did you bring this special work together?
Read the answers by downloading the press release PDF
Look out for this synaesthetic song, Beyond Mytholmroyd’s Red
Dawn’ which was released on July 10th and get a glimpse of the
world where colours give off sound, and sound has colour!