Category: Music

  • Synth Waltzes and Accordion Laments

    Synth Waltzes and Accordion Laments

    Featured in Pitchfork’s 30 Best Jazz and Experimental Albums of 2023, Yara Asmar’s second album Synth Waltzes and Accordion Laments has been described as “a cushion against reality” by The Quietus magazine, in which Daryl Worthington also wrote “Asmar creates music that unfurls in evanescent bliss, an invitation to a safe space both isolated and…

  • Jumana


    Piece for accordion, tin toys and toy piano. Appears in The Wire Magazine’s 40th volume of ‘Below the Radar’, as well as the Norient compilation curated by Rayya Badran.

  • Home Recordings (2018-2021)

    Home Recordings (2018-2021)

    “Hive Mind are thrilled to be working with Yara Asmar and to bring you this wonderful debut album of music she recorded at home on cassettes and a mobile phone over the past few years. On it you’ll hear her play a range of instruments including the piano, her grandmother’s old accordion, the metallophone, synth,…