Francis Heery – Cascade. Released February 26

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Cascade is a delicate abstract soundscape, incorporating synthesized textures that evoke the unearthly sci-fi weirdness of bio-acoustic phenomena.

Cascade is a delicate abstract soundscape, incorporating synthesized textures that evoke the unearthly sci-fi weirdness of bio-acoustic phenomena. Cascade was created using patches built in Max/MSP to generate quasi-random processes using impulses, delays, filters and drones. These were used as raw material for hours of improvisations, which also included live instruments. The recordings were then edited to create a finished work with echoes of H.P. Lovecraft, David Lynch, David Attenborough…

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Francis Heery is a composer and sound artist from Ireland. His compositions have been premiered by some of the world’s leading performers of contemporary music and his sound art has been performed / broadcast in many countries in Europe and in the USA. Cascade is his first release for Lamour Records.
www.francisheery.com

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REVIEWS and ARTICLES

Vital Weekly
“Heery’s music here sounds not unlike that whole early laptop movement from the turn of the millennium, which is something not a lot of people seem to do these days, and I thought it was great to hear something like that again….”
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Universum noll
“Den irländske tonsättaren Francis Heery (som givetvis nu bor i Berlin) har också släppt en kassett på Lamour, ”Cascade”, två kassettlånga stycken där a-sidan minner om det sena femtiotalets bandexperiment i någon fransk eller tysk studio (givetvis med komponisten iklädd vit rock) och baksidan har mer gemensamt med när Jana Winderen jagade kräftdjur vid Nordpolen och spelade in deras undervattenljud som pirrar och knirrar och knäpper, processade dem och blev en självklar Touch-artist.”
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