a year at ushers hill

A year at usher’s hill is the final part of a trilogy of releases – following on from Rift Patterns (Audiobulb) and Residual Forms (Cronica), based on psychogeography and psychosonology. The album was started in July 2016 and completed in July 2017 and is highly autobiographical, charting events, places, and most importantly the people associated with these experiences. For me, the process of creating this album was a re-discovery of memories and the connections between them across time. Composing became a reflective and meditative process: teasing out the meaning of events, celebrating the happenstance, and the pleasure of the moment.

Scores:

Shifting Ground (SG.pdf)

In Memoriam Jacques Hamel (IMJH.pdf)

Under a lunar sky (UALS.pdf)

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Jonny Best – piano
Monty Adkins – celesta, organ, electronics
Mixed and produced by Monty Adkins & Steven Halliday

Artwork by Sam Lock
Mastered by Dominique Bassal
Inside Photography by Mathias Van Eecloo
Design by Rémi Verdier

Cat: AD.08

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