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Years Active 2010-present

Genre ambient, experimental

Members Adam Trainer Matt Rösner

Describe Your Sound

Ambient/experimental duo



Adam Trainer


Matt and Adam had known each other for some years, playing on experimental bills together and even collaborating live as part of Greg Taw's Ghost of 29 Megacycles project. Matt asked Adam to play piano on his 2009 album Repeat, and after Matt used recordings from that original session on his Tape Series 1 release they upscaled the project, enlisting the help of friends to professionally record a fifty-five minute improvisation on a Fazioli grand piano in August 2010. That session became the basis for their debut album Terrane.


The Ghost of 29 Megacycles

Shared Bills With

Chris Cobilis & Stina, Cycle ~440 & Kynan Tan, Craig McElhinney & Rupert Thomas

Career Highlights

Gilded's debut album 'Terrane' was included in Fluid Radio's Best Albums of 2012 List. In Ovtober 2012 Gilded toured the album and performed as part of the Re:Strung Experimental Music Festival at Brisbane's Powerhouse Museum. The album's opening track 'Velar' was used on the soundtrack to the 2013 film '30 Days In May' about heavyweight boxer Floyd Mayweather.

Current Activity

Gilded are currently working on the follow up to their debut album.

Shared Members With

OK Tokyo, Radarmaker, Ghost of 29 Megacycles, Polaroid Ghost, Trash Band 1987

Releases by Gilded