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Lines Composed A Few Metres Above The Earth (Live at Sublimate)

by The Leaf Library and Firestations

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Two long tracks of drifting ambience, unhurried motorik, synth splashes, and ebow drones. Live improvisation recorded at Pulse Studios in Walthamstow as part of the Sublimate art event, featuring Matt and Simon from The Leaf Library, and Michael and Martin from Firestations, along with former Firestations / Quickspace drummer Chin Keeler.


released June 16, 2017

Matt Ashton – Guitar loops, ebow, bass
Michael Cranny – Microkorg
Chin Keeler – Drums
Simon Nelson – Minibrute, Volca Beats, Casiotone
Martin Thompson – Ableton Live

Recorded live at Pulse Studios, E17 on Saturday 3 June 2017
Mastered by Michael Cranny

Sublimate was a three day art event hosted by The Icing Room

The cover is a detail from Dialogue by Bohan Sun and Angelo Stitz (organza, two projected circles with sound, colour, silent, copper wire structure), April 2017
Photograph by Bohan Sun


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