Slow Sound

Meet the musicians creating seasonal soundscapes from color swatches, in partnership with lifestyle brand Toast.

Leon Jean-Marie and Christin Rauter see their decade-long collaboration as proof that good things happen when musicians step outside their comfort zones. Jean-Marie’s background is as a recording artist, producer and sound engineer, while Rauter is a classically-trained pianist and sound designer. But the “kindred spirits” (their description) share a fascination with using music as a tool for wellbeing.

Over the last year, Jean-Marie and Rauter have been collaborating with Toast to create Slow Sound: a series of seasonal soundscapes designed to calm, reset and enliven the mind, and chime with Toast’s philosophy of pursuing a slower, more thoughtful way of life.

What was the creative starting point for Slow Sound?
LJM: Christin and I studied the fabric and color swatches from Toa...

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