this tape was commissioned by moog and twin spring tapes to accompany shipments of the moog mother 32 and for record store day, that of which was integrated into my setup for said recordings. "variables of resolve" was performed in its entirety on january 5th, 2016 in chicago, il at the empty bottle and january 17th, 2016 in portland, or for the BARO records showcase at xhurch as part of the monthly event, sanctuary sunday.
recorded on january 9th, 2016
in a live setting without overdubs
by use of yamaha qy100, moog mother 32, waldorf blofeld, waldorf micro q, alesis midiverb ii and boss dd-7.
thanks to kevin hein for mastering
as time pushes on, what is left to hold onto? "variables of resolve" is music for intention and growth.
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Moog Music announces the release of “Music For Intention & Growth: A Purpose-Driven Sound Series”, in collaboration with Twin Spring Tapes and Ace Hotel. Produced exclusively for the compact cassette, the series features electronic compositions from sound-artists on Twin Springs Tapes, a cassette-only recording label delivering “stimulating sounds to aide in your experience of being.”
Available free at select record stores* on Record Store Day [April, 16 2016], “Music For Intention & Growth: A Purpose-Driven Sound Series” highlights the organic nature of analog sound, pairing the output of Moog’s handcrafted electronics with the unmistakable warmth of magnetic tape. The series consists of 3 individually distributed tapes featuring auditory explorations of the newly released Moog Mother-32 Analog Synthesizer as conducted by Inner Travels, Kyle Landstra and TALsounds.
Played through vintage cassette decks, Ace Hotel will host listening sessions in 8 of their locations on Record Store Day (Ace DTLA, Ace Palm Springs, Ace Seattle, Ace Portland, Ace New York, Ace London, Ace Pittsburgh, Ace NOLA).
Moog Music will include cassettes in Moog Mother-32 synthesizer boxes while supplies last.
A limited run of select tapes will contain a unique audio transmission alerting the listener that they have won a free pair of tickets to attend Moogfest 2016 in Durham, NC [May 19-22]. Winning tapes will be mixed in among the tapes distributed to Ace Hotel, Harvest Records [Asheville], Static Age Records [Asheville], and All Day Records [Durham], Carolina Soul [Durham], Schoolkids Records [Durham], Bull City Records [Durham]
*Participating Record Stores:
Static Age Records
All Day Records
Bull City Records