Robert (gurdonark) wrote,
Robert
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Hark the Herald Angels Sing

Dark ambient? Well, I have my dark ambient moments. Saturday I had a wonderful one, when I came out of a cedar woodland on a dark and cloudy but eerily warm day, to see hundreds of black vultures making ornate ellipses in mid-air. It wasn't a bad thing--certainly not something gothic or foreboding--but it had an ambience I'd call pleasingly dark.

Yet not every moment can be a dark ambient moment. Some moments feature entirely different moods. One of the things I've enjoyed about 2007 has been the practice of making field recordings. Thus, after a lot of fussing with drones and echo, I find myself sharing this Christmas Carol which features an avian orchestra:


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