produced & mixed by jogging house. mastered by salz mastering artwork by nasa design by aoki & matsumoto
the premise of this album is that transformation is possible. it frees the known to dare into the unknown. home stories is hainbachs fourth release on seil records. it displays an uncompromising approach to sonic world-building and explorative ambient music. the majority of home stories was recorded in the black forest, the artists old home, but the album is far from a reflection on the past. it is about the changes this area has seen and more importantly, about transformation in general. as humans have always been changing the landscapes - for better or worse - hainbach takes a tentative listen to what can be found in taking the well-known and changing it to the uncanny. thus the piano, which often serves as a compositional root sound and familiar element changes over the course of the tracks, is abstracted, re-synthesized, shaped into abstract forms, and relocated to physically impossible places. produced & mixed by hainbach. mastered by salz mastering artwork by nasa design by aoki & matsumoto
WHISPER FOLD BRUSH
almost 40 minutes playtime. the music on this album was originally created for the asmr performance piece >whisper fold brush< in collaboration with slor visual performance / my lambertsen. this album release version focuses on the music that was composed for the performance, while the asmr sounds were moved to the background or are in some cases not present at all. produced & mixed by sofie birch. mastered by salz mastering. artwork by my lambertsen. design by aoki & matsumoto.
>lure< is about hearing through the noise that surrounds us - and listening to our hearts. about accepting the things we cannot change and finding comfort in uncertainty. made with elektron digitakt & digitone, eurorack modular, ciat lonbarde cocoquantus, boss sp303, chase bliss warped vinyl mk2, montreal assembly count to 5, oto bim & bam. all tracks were recorded straight to 1/4 tape in single takes. produced & mixed by jogging house mastered by salz mastering artwork by nasa design by aoki & matsumoto
barely lit is about finding a warm glow during times of loss, change and regrowth. made with various ciat lonbarde instruments, a buchla music easel, a verbos modular system and elektron octatrack. produced & mixed by paperbark mastered by salz mastering artwork by kate winterhalter design by aoki & matsumoto
stillness is about leaving the stress of the day for the calm of night, finding peace in darkness and using sound as an antidote for anxiety. synthesizers, tape loops, field recordings and harmony h165 guitar by scott campbell. recorded and mixed 2018/2019 in new orleans, la. polaroid sx-70 photo by scott campbell. produced & mixed by scott campbell. mastered by salz mastering. artwork by scott campbell. design by aoki & matsumoto.
for my father. an effort to look past all worries. an exercise in being true. made with a compact modular system based around analog sound sources. processed and looped with ciat lonbarde cocoquantus, chase bliss blooper, cooper fx generation loss, oto bim & bam. sequenced with elektron digitone. recorded straight to 1/4- tape in single takes. produced & mixed by jogging house mastered by salz mastering design by aoki & matsumoto
light splitting is a love letter to the purest of sonic signals, to curiosity and to the way we interact with sound. produced & mixed by hainbach. mastered by salz mastering. artwork by nasa. design by aoki & matsumoto.