CD-R Auricle AMCDR 143 £5.00
2. Crystal 13'08"
3. Carbon 4'01"
4. Fire 18'01"
5. Slate 4'53"
6. Ether 20'00"
Epilogue 9'47" on download versions
live at Tachyon Studio, 2 December 2001 in real time to cassette tape, with
the intention of it being used for concert backing tapes yet it never was!
Rediscovered in a box of session tapes and loops in February 2009.
Repaired and edited with Sound Forge, 6-8 April 2009.
Alan Freeman: guitar (controlling Roland GR-33 guitar synth,
Doepfer MS-404 analogue synth, Zoom GFX-707 effects), Alesis AirFX, MAM RS3
I never ever intended to do a new-age album, but if I ever have done
one this is it, being largely atmospheric, drone/tone based, with long
It's all pretty unconventional stuff though, showcasing how you can do
music on a guitar synth that is unlike anything else on earth. Some subtle
Midi control directed to an analogue synth makes for some weird chunky stuff
on a couple of tracks, and I added crackle and modulation effects using the
Alesis AirFX. Only rarely do you hear actual guitar!
CD-R: silver disc, 20 copies - released 2009.
Routenote distributed download - released 27/9/2012.
Bandcamp download - released 26/9/2014.
CD-R second edition: white label disc - released 15/1/2017.
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