Faithful Parcel (Charlie Passarell, drums)

https://soundcloud.com/andninetyfive/sets/faithful-parcel Charlie Passarell and I have known each other since high school and have only recently started to play together after developing a considerable friendship that withstood the different trajectories our lives took over the years. Over these years he's become an impressive and talented drummer, and offered me the first chance to pair synthesizer … Continue reading Faithful Parcel (Charlie Passarell, drums)

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Snowfall, 3.13

"Snowfall, 3.13" is a supplementary track to Sounds in Slower Motion, which I briefly described in an entry last evening. Of the three collected tracks, "Snowfall" is perhaps the calmest and most ambient, and I hope that those who enjoy the work of artists like Thomas Koner will find this work enjoyable. Following is a brief description … Continue reading Snowfall, 3.13

Music from Yesterday (for Korbi and Katie)

Music from Yesterday is constructed from three sources of sound fed into a mixer and recorded directly to audio cassette tape. This was a matter of practicality rather than an intentional aesthetic choice, because a mixer of some sort is required to bring certain sources of sound to the surface. Having never worked with tape recording … Continue reading Music from Yesterday (for Korbi and Katie)

The American Spirit

https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=hdv9gAGryWs&t=19s This is an experiment in arpeggiation and transposition through the MIDI capabilities of the Korg MS-20 Mini and Logic Pro X, and incorporates reverb to emphasize the harmonic relationship between the chords being arpeggiated. I also used stereo delay to soften the sounds. Both effects help create harmonic overtones because the resonance of previously … Continue reading The American Spirit