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Grace

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Grace begins with a 12 string acoustic guitar fed into a modular synthesiser that spits out beautiful grains of sound that rise and fall like the sun. Textures build up and then slip away leaving a pipe organ playing and the church room recordings sonically revealing passing cyclists, rainfall and Cambridge bus station. It shimmers like an oscillating river until the strings fade and the final third section slips
in and a deep organ tone leads the tapestry of sound into field recordings, strings and processed instruments. The contact mics
on the organ pipes are heard, floorboards and unidentified human sounds appear and the alarm call of a blackbird seeps into the piece.

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released August 10, 2018
Written recorded, mixed and mastered by Simon Scott at SPS
in Cambridge. Strings performed and recorded at Green House Studios, Glendale, California by Charlie Campagna ('cello) and Zachary Paul (viola and violin). Pipe organ recorded at The Unitarian Church, Cambridge, UK.

Thanks to Charlie Campagna, Zachary Paul, Andrew Brown and Jeannie Witty.

Published by Touch Music/Fairwood Music UK Ltd
Photography by Jon Wozencroft

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Simon Scott England, UK

Simon Scott is a sound ecologist and multi-instrumentalist from Cambridge, England. His albums 'Insomni' (Ash International) and 'Below Sea Level' (Kesh/TouchLine) are out now (see above). His work explores the creative process of actively listening, the implications of recording the natural world using technology and the manipulation of natural sounds used for musical composition. ... more

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