f (noir)

by Bill Seaman

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Patrick Uiterweerd
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Patrick Uiterweerd Gorgeous minimal ambient/contemporary classical pieces. Really immersive stuff. Love it. Favorite track: Ending (part 1).
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editions vaché Some of the finest music being made in any category ( if you really need categories) on the planet. Imbued with a sense of space that is unique to Seaman's methodology, we can not give a higher recommendation. -ss/tm
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Dan Maharry All of eilean's releases are beautiful meditations, but this one is exceptional. Favorite track: Shadow Detail.
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brantly An absolutely fantastic aural pilgrimage from Bill Seaman. Somewhat like a meditative miasma of Ludovico Einaudi, John Carpenter, PBS documentary background music and the peregrine drones of Oren Ambarchi
Michael LoCicero
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Michael LoCicero EILEAN releases need to be purchased as soon as they go up for sale because they go SOLD OUT in a hurry. This fine example here by Mr. Seaman is proof all too well
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Date : 03.03.15
Map point : eilean 33
Color : green
Season : spring
Duration : 55.10 mn + (2 Bonus songs in digital : 71.16 mn)
Edition : limited to 130 copies

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Bill Seaman's music often combines his own structured piano improvisations, composed selections of samples, as well as elaborate computational and analogue abstractions. As a media theorist, he is interested in notions of intelligent systems and computational creativity. His recent collaborations include Light Folds – The Seaman and the Tattered Sail with Craig Tattersall (Facture) – The Humble Bee , The Boats; Minor Distance with Daniel Howe (Cotton Goods); and s_straits with John Supko (Cotton Goods). He has been active as a media artist, making the soundtracks to all of his works historically.

www.billseaman.com

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VIDEO WORK (by Bill Seaman) :
www.vimeo.com/119539227
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credits

released March 3, 2015

Bill Seaman — Piano, Assorted Samples, Composition of Samples
Marissa Katarina Bergmann — Featured Vocals (sample recording) / Piano on track 6 (sample recording)
Craig Tattersall — Synth Bass and Tape Work (sample recording) 
Robert Ellis-Geiger — Trumpet (sample recording) 
Ciompi Quartet — (sample recording)  
Eric Pritchard / Hsiao-mei Ku (violins)
Jonathan Bagg (violin and viola)
Fred Raimi (cello)

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(f) noir was produced by Bill Seaman
Mastered by Mathias Van Eecloo
Cover art by Marco Cadioli (www.marcocadioli.com)
Graphic Design by Rémi Verdier

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"Special thanks to Marissa (for her stunningly beautiful vocal), Mathias (for his mastering of mastering and label running) and Craig — always The Humble Bee" Bill Seaman


© 2014-2015 Bill Seaman / Eilean Rec.
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