breathing towers

by michael northam



a long unavailable recording of mine re-discovered in my archive

here's a kind review:

“...if I didn't know better I'd venture to guess that the entire genre (or genre-like animal) of experimental textural music is just an attempt to mimic the kinds of sounds found on this disc.”
– (review of ‘breathing towers’) Eric Prindle, on-line review, USA, Winter 2000/01

(out of print since several years)


released January 1, 2000
stereo recording inside two hollow steel towers with wind blowing across the open bases | recorded - jan 1996 quarry lake austin texas | mastered - nov 1999 the mizpah portland oregon | published - 2000 dorobo glen waverley victoria



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michael northam Talent, Oregon

Active & published internationally, for the past two decades Michael Northam has been cultivating a personal style exploring experience through the sound. His compositions are based on alternative techniques for sound recording & mixing where improvisations on unusual electro-acoustic instruments, including self-designed ones, are interwoven with recordings from various locations around the world. ... more

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