Album release show for "The Clear Blue Pearl" featuring Shook Twins

Morning Ritual is a band led by Portland composer Ben Darwish. Performing long-form compositions, their music takes the listener on a sonic journey both in sound and lyrical content. Their first piece, "The Clear Blue Pearl", features the incomparable Shook Twins on vocals. Listen to the first song in the piece, "The Drought".

About "The Clear Blue Pearl"

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After a drought plagues their land, a man and his wife set out in search for the "Clear Blue Pearl”, an aquifer which is rumored to be close underground. After a harrowing search, they finally discover the underground oasis they’ve been looking for, but once they decide to make it their new home, they realize they may have settled on unstable land.

Live video of chapter 7, "Tunnel Of Light":

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De La Warr (Farewell Show)



Celebrating the release of The Clear Blue Pearl.

Who’s Going


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Doug Fir Lounge