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music at a distance 70

by snwv

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Incus 10:07
Stapedius 12:02
Malleus 09:20
Stapes 12:06
Labyrinth 11:28


The last few weeks have been rather busy, but this one has been notably so. I had little time to prepare, so I threw out any plans and just followed where the music led me. This music seemed contemplative, reminding me of string and wind ensembles playing in large, empty rooms. There's a kind of spaciousness you can spend time in. I hope you enjoy it.

I also hope that you're well and happy, and have things you need to sustain you.

Thank you for listening!


released July 21, 2021

Maurice Rickard: Guitar, programming

Signal chain: PureSalem Mendiola > Balls Effects KWB > Vox Wah > Moyo Volume > Max/MSP eight-delay patch with convolution reverb, FFT pitch shift, 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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