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the spaces between is a series of 12 immersive recordings created in April 2019 while in residence at the Lucid Art Foundation (Inverness, California). They were realized in the studio of Gordon Onslow Ford, a painter who spanned numerous art movements and pioneered new concepts exploring inner worlds.

These sonic realms are best appreciated in a quite place; upon multiple listens, new details reveal themselves to the listener. Attributions and additional details are provided below.

Attributions:

Many thanks to the Lucid Art Foundation for their substantial support of this project.

Album photography by Joyce Graves.

Beehive Symphony was derived entirely from a recording of snow falling on an umbrella by freesound artist klankbeeld.

A Mind in the Cave uses recordings from an empty classroom and drips of water in a cave by freesound artists klankbeeld and Sclolex, respectively.

Metal Atom Rain is derived entirely from a recording of a suspended metal napkin holder.

In the Distance uses recordings of the reverberations of wind and rain in Gordon Onslow Ford's studio.

Painting Sounds Like is derived entirely from a short recording made by Robert Rich.

Noetic Sky is mostly derived from a recording of a ceiling fan in a San Francisco business office.

Velvet and Silver is mostly derived from a recording of a six-foot-long metal ruler.

Promised uses a recording of the kitchen exhaust fan in the Lucid Art cottage (formerly the writing studio of Jacqueline Johnson).

Ice uses a recording of pond ice melting (freesound artist PressureChief).

The Messenger primarily uses recordings of birds on the Lucid Art campus.

Vrouwtjesvos uses the recording of a screaming fox in the Dutch countryside (freesound artist michieldb.nl)

All pieces were realized in the former studio of Gordon Onslow Ford using Digital Performer and a Prophet X keyboard. Most employed paulstretch and Melodyne.