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A Crease In The Sky

DAVE POWELL

  

FRIED ROSIN

available as...
CD-R
Auricle AMCDR 042 £7.00
bandcamp download

duration: 78'00"

1. Scintillation  7'27"
2.
Brain Mirrors  8'51"
3.
A Crease In The Sky  9'39"
4.
Murgijaz  2'16"
5.
Invisible Astronomy  11'24"
6.
Sound Mind  3'05"
7.
Geschwindigkeitsbeschränkung  4'08"
8.
The Egg Walks On Legs  4'38"
9.
Blackened Tongue  4'43"
10.
Sungrazing  3'46"
11.
The Wilderness Of Hermes The Thrice Greatest  5'25"
12.
Noctilucent Clouds  5'36"
13.
Fears Of The Sub-Mariner  6'50"

Composed by Dave Powell.
Recorded by Dave at home on a Tascam Portastudio (28 June to 14 July 2003).
Digital transfer (21 July 2003), and mastering at Tachyon Studio (August 2003) by Alan Freeman.

Dave Powell: Guitar shaped Hurdy-Gurdy by William Molan (after Pierre Louvet), violin bow, Zoom GFX-8 guitar effects, DigiTech RP100 guitar processor, assorted sounds, talking Christmas card.

review...
After first hearing this, I kind of jokingly suggested the title "Fried Rosin" to Dave, due to the nature of the music, not at all typical for a hurdy-gurdy album, and that in sessions he also seemed to get through copious amounts of rosin (that's the rose wood sap blocks used on strings that aids resonation - if you know what I mean), and as if he'd fried the sound with electronics too - a double meaning! An unusual and fascinating album of vignettes and sound pictures.

Versions...
CD-R - released 2003.
Bandcamp download - released 19/8/2018.




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