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by Jonathan Kawchuk




Date : 12.12.15
Map point : eilean 03
Color : white / grey
Season : winter
Duration : 25.42 mn
Edition : limited to 150 copies


Jonathan Kawchuk is originally from Canada, and for the last few years has been living and recording in natural environments across Europe, North America, and Asia. He has played back and re-recorded his compositions in the forests of Norway, the Pacific Northwest, and Indonesia in order to try to steal a bit of their natural beauty. Kawchuk has worked on albums for Nico Muhly and Ben Frost, as well as an assistant sound technician for the Philip Glass Ensemble.



VIDEO : www.vimeo.com/146538981



released December 12, 2015

All tracks composed, recorded & produced, by Jonathan Kawchuk.
Mixed & Mastered by Paul Evans at Greenhouse Studios.
“Bodied” Mixed by Daniel Rejmer.
Artwork Photography by Jonathan Smith.
Inside Photography by Mathias Van Eecloo.
Design by Rémi Verdier.


Recorded between 2013­ and 2014 at various places in Canada, Norway, Iceland, The UK, Israel, and Portugal.
Field recordings for this album were gathered in Norway, Canada, Iceland, and Portugal. Tracks appear in chronological order of their composition. All tracks were played back and re­recorded in the forests of Jostedal National Park.

Additional microphones designed by Jonathan Kawchuk
Piano/extended piano, and other vocal performances by Jonathan Kawchuk.

Performed by :
Nadia Sirota, Katlin Mathison, Sturle Sandvik, Tom Moth, Phil Steventon, Morten Evensen, John Baron (Recorded by Anthony Cenerini), CelloMix (Anat Nevo & Gur Magen), Jonathan Kawchuk.
Featuring the voices and sometimes actual heartbeats of :
Andrew Macdonald, Jeremiah Levine, Tom O’Connor, Daylan Law, Katlin Mathison, Nils Børstrand, Lill Scheie, Eline Brun, Gøril Nilsen (joik), Jonathan Kawchuk.

Thank You : Paul, Katlin, Jay, Amie, Steve, Noel, Heather, Daylan, Mack, Tahlia, Michael, Janet, Greg, Dan, Dan.


all right reserved to Jonathan Kawchuk & eilean rec.


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the label is based on a map with 100 points. each point is associated to a number. each number to a release.
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