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Stefan Östersjö - Mountain Memory

from Isolation Journal by John Oliver and Stefan Östersjö



Second Improvisation by Stefan Östersjö

The wind was rather soft on the mountain, and often on a level at which it only would excite harmonics on a string that was already vibrating. Plucking the extended strings, the very low pitched bass notes, is therefore a method for bringing out the clusters of aeolian sound. But, here, these bass notes are combined with single attacks played with a metal slide. Also, the aim was to create a multi-layered texture, with bass notes, fingered melodic playing, the clicking attacks and the aeolian sound.


from Isolation Journal, released July 3, 2020


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composer, guitarist and electronic musician. The music here is mostly electronic, soundscape music projects, ranging from more classic musique concrète to granular synthesis and dark ambient. My instrumental and vocal music appears on several other labels and compilations. ... more

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