the plains music is somewhat of a companion piece to the desert music that i had done earlier. using some of the same tools (prepared basses, applied tools and extended techniques) and using only pentatonic scales, i tried to evoke a feeling of being on the plains. as before, the prepared bits were assembled and then the solo parts were done in one take and are unedited.
nebula followed the same basic production flow, but utilizes basses doing chordal parts as well as melodic parts.
the song series pieces are solo bass improvisations with no edits. they are based on songs from the standard repertoire.
thanks to fodera basses.
genz-benz amplication was used in the recording of this music (thanks to them).
released July 14, 2011
01. discovery (plains music 01)
02. never (song series 05)
03. funny (song series 06)
04. natural (plains music 02)
05. goodbye (song series 07)
06. rose (song series 08)
07. forgotten (plains music 03)
08. enchanted (song series 09)
09. sunny (song series 10)
01, 04, 07, 10: performed and assembled
by steuart liebig, april–may 2011
mastered by wayne peet, june 2011
02, 03, 05, 06, 08, 09: performed by steuart liebig,
mastered by wayne peet, july 2011
(all sounds made by bass guitars and applied tools and technology)
all music © sisong music/ascap