music at a distance 63

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Obed 09:28
Capulin 08:45
Petrova 12:56
Quetico 12:07
El Morro 06:48
Zselic 09:00
Sky Meadows 11:15


This week's performance is one that formed outside of my awareness--while I was improvising, I was comparing it to other performances, and thinking that it didn't measure up...but then, listening back to it, it has a beauty of its own. Sometimes improvisation unfolds that way, according to its own identity.

I hope you're safe and well. Thank you for listening!


released June 2, 2021

Maurice Rickard: Guitar, programming

Signal chain: PureSalem Mendiola > Balls Effects KWB > Vox Wah > Moyo Volume > Max/MSP eight-delay patch with convolution reverb, feedbacker, AudioThing Reels and AudioThing Motor.

Impulses: St Paul's Hall Huddersfield, Fort Worden Cistern


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snwv Pittsburgh

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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