Album Remarks & Appraisals:
Originally conceived as a series of duets with Paul Motian, a first exploratory duo session was recorded in 2010. After Motian's death the project was completed by adding additional musicians and creating a series of solos, duos, trios. This range of expressive options casts light upon Monder's musical concepts and their adaptability. A guitarist's guitarist, Monder's also a master of texture and unusual voicings, creating sonic landscapes of mystery and power.
Personnel: Ben Monder (electric guitar); Pete Rende (synthesizer); Andrew Cyrille, Paul Motian (drums).
Recording information: Brooklyn Recording (12/2013); Sear Sound (12/2013); Brooklyn Recording (2010); Sear Sound (2010).
Photographers: Sun Chung; Jesse Chun.
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