05 11月

bypass Released: Spanse – Dawn Moon EP [BP011]

The Dawn Moon EP is the latest collection of work from Jeff Bechtel’s ‘Spanse’ project. The pieces are mostly live guitar and synth performances processed in real time by a collection of ‘hyperspace’ patches written in the max/msp environment. One of the main inspirations for the methodology for these works comes from the writings of the painter Willem DiKooning. The idea of the “Frozen Glimpse’. In his case the paintings were results of very brief visual impression of an image. A single still image, particularly in the sense of photography, portrays a frozen instant in time. He translated this temporal notion into a ‘time stretched’ entity. Music is a time dependent medium, so one way this concept could be reproduced is taking minute slices of tonal matter and stretching or magnifying them across longer spanses in the temporal realm. This particular material is very atmospheric, ambient, using guitar, synthesizers and experimental sources and production.

Jeffs experiments with sound and music go back nearly 30 years. Earlier efforts involved a vast array of custom built electronic processors and sound generators, modified microphones and instruments. There were also many experiments with generative and algorithmic composition starting in 1982 using computers.

Now that computers have caught up to the real world, his device building efforts have been mostly an effort to come back out of the computer environment and back into more intuitive realms.

Jeff Bechtel是美国人, 他的音乐是氛围. 并一直从事着氛围相关的创作. 11月5号通过bypass发行了这张EP. 在我没太留神的情况下瑞士的DEEPGOA添加了这张Album的消息. 当我睡醒上Internet Archive查阅的时候已有121人次的下载.

这张Album本应在上周发表. 但因氛围的Mastering比较难. 多用了将近30几个小时.


Artist: Spanse
Realname: Jeff Bechtel
Album: Dawn Moon EP [BP011]
Style: Ambient, Electronica
Country: United States
Release date: 05 Nov, 2008
Label: bypass Label // Netlabel
Myspace: www.myspace.com/spanse
Audio Mastering: ZhangJW

Tracklisting:
01 – Silken Thread (5:28) [MP3]
02 – Dawn Moon (9:21) [MP3]
03 – Quanta 1 (10:19) [MP3]
04 – Visage 2 (09:32) [MP3]
05 – Quanta 2 (11:34) [MP3]
06 – M53 (11:35) [MP3]
07 – Other Moons (4:25) [MP3]


Download Full Album -> Internet Archive