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Only the musicians (acting as conduits)
to do with the recording process.
The individuals set up their own equipment and recording levels.
Without rehearsing or practicing, the crowd plays.
The entire space - from within the individual, through the recording
location, to the beyond ... and back again - is utilized (making
headphones a real experience.)
The sounds of these
spontaneous melodies are captured using the simplest method
no meddling ... nor posing ... is possible.
The Membrane Domain
Grasp The Lapse
The way you are probably use to hearing music
is with a constant rhythm ... and
of late it seems to have lost all life. Instead, our intent is to create
a tapestry of sound, within which transcendent utterances are woven.
So, perhaps what sounds irregular
on the first listen, will later become a point of amazement?
(Hopefully the more you listen, the more interesting it will become
... not the more bored you will become.)
If you have ever tried spontaneous combustion yourself,
you might know the trap of
to yourself. That can be a dangerous thing. Whether it is the
process of your hands, mind and mouth working together ... or your
bassist and drummer ... or your job and lover ... to get it to fit
together and not be stagnant is a feat, indeed. Should you have
the occasion to grasp our lapse, and turn it into something cool ...
well, then ... phar out.
Of course this isn't what you have been spoon fed for the last ump-teen
years. How to best describe it? Perhaps a simile-like metaphor would
Hamburg vs. Thanksgiving dinner.
you are use to hearing was prepared using the "put-em-through-tha-grinder"
method depicted in Diagram "A."
Thanksgiving feast we try to prepare uses the
No need to be afraid. If you don't like the cranberry sauce, don't eat it.
You know? Everyone has soul, so please, come and join us.
The Philadelphia Spirit Experiment
GLISTENING TRAIL RECORDS,
PO BOX 994, BLUE BELL, PA