Sonic Meditations

EXPO 70 – ‘Tonal Remnants’
Outtakes from “Kinetic Tones” released on Oaken Palace records, 2015. These tracks were recorded straight to a Scully 8-track Reel-to-Reel. Session was testing out this recording unit after it was repaired and cleaned, Wright was asked to come use a session direct to tape. 4 tracks out of the session became “Kinetic Tones” and there were 7 additional tracks recorded, presented here as “Tonal Remnants”. Improvised recordings, shorter tracks can be heard as trial beginnings with loops and minimal layering, warming up leading into the longer layered and manipulated effects capturing what is usually performed in live settings. As with analog recording, sound is a bit denser/dark and natural pops and grumbles for sound hitting the tape can be heard at times.


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