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music at a distance 22

by snwv

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Fanfare 07:08
Morning Wing 07:56
Antenna 08:37


Last week and this weekend presented some challenges, and by the time of this performance, especially having made the mistake of looking at news, I was in an ambivalent state. This performance reflects that, I think, navigating between concern, sadness, and tentative hope. When I finished it, I wasn't fully confident in what I'd played, though listening back today, it has a presence, and something positive to offer.

Thank you for listening!


released August 11, 2020

Maurice Rickard: Guitar, programming

Guitars: Heit Deluxe in baglama tuning (1&2), PureSalem Mendiola in standard tuning (others)

Instrument > Reuss RF-01 Repeater Fuzz > Vox Wah > Moyo Volume > Max/MSP quad delay patch with buffer processing

Reverb impulses: Huddersfield Town Hall, Fort Worden cistern


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Maurice Rickard is a musician, sound artist, and Deep Listening Certificate holder based in Pittsburgh. snwv is his project to create ambient environments from finely tuned oscillators and other sound sources as well (guitar, microphones, feedback). Some patches use mostly oscillators, some use delays, some use controlled amounts of randomness. Results range from gentle ambience to chaos. ... more

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