Nat Baldwin – Blind Field

Works for double bass ensemble and voices, multitracked with all materials played and sung by the composer. Each piece presents a distinct environment exploring contrast and tension to sculpt a dense collage of focused textures.

A quartet engaging with a limited set of gestures and articulations, each avoiding rise or decay. Vocals, microtonal and layered atop sparse plucks and spiccato fragments. Bowed swells of delicate, double stop harmonics, detuned yet melodic, a brief sense of serenity emerging from disquieting depths.

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Nat Baldwin / double bass, voice

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Composed, recorded, and mixed at the Apohadion Theater in Portland, ME in January 2021

Mastered by Caleb Mulkerin at Tank 28

Each piece is a multitrack recording with all materials played and sung by the composer

Photography by Savvas Metaxas

Available as 320k MP3 or 24bit FLAC

Tracklisting:

1. Blank Patterns - 10:04
2. Dead Space - 03:54
3. Blind Field - 11:45

 

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