Steve Bates
Dead Sand

Online release. Available from Bandcamp.

Recorded at the Fonderie Darling, Montréal.

Recorded and mixed by SB
Recording assistance by Douglas Moffat
Mastered at Amann Studios, Vienna

the dim coast #4

One (2:02)
Two (5:53)
Three (10:34)
Four (5:09)
Five (2:14)
Six (8:15)

Thank you:
Esther Bourdages and the Fonderie Darling, Christoph Amann, Douglas Moffat, Michaela Grill, Christof Kurzmann, Eric Mattson, Kiyoharu Kuwayama,Marc-Alexandre Reinhardt, hexhexhexhexhexhexagram, and jake moore.

A note on the recording:

The Fonderie Darling is a 500 m2 former foundry converted to art gallery and cultural space in Montréal’s Griffintown neighbourhood. Speakers and microphones were placed throughout the gallery in an attempt to create an acoustic listening space with no centre.

4 Genelec 6010A PM speakers, 2 Genelec 5040A subwoofers, hand-assembled 5 watt amplifier, unknown speaker in black housing purchased from a surplus store, two Tivoli Model Two stereo radios.

Playback and Processing:
Apple Macbook Pro, Ramsey FM35BWT Digital Synthesized FM stereo radio transmitter, Fender Jazzmaster, various pedals and electronics.

Recorders and Microphones:
HHB Portadrive 2000, Sound Devices 744 and 722 hard disk recorders, 2 AKG C414, 1 Neumann KM184, 1 Sennheiser MKH 8020, 1 Sound Field SPS 200, 2 Beyerdynamic M88 microphones.