Each of these three compositions feature a single acoustic piano loop digitally manipulated three different ways (pitch, direction, and duration), which develop gradually over the course of each track's 12-minutes.
The way the loops interact with each other made me think of vast areas of layered, transparent colors. While each track conjures specific colors and compositions in my mind, I left them ambiguously titled so as to provide a blank canvas for each listener to paint on.
released January 5, 2014
All music performed and composed by Christian Williams.
Cover art: Yellow Variation 1 (2013) by Christian Williams / acrylic on canvas / 36 in by 36 in.
Christian Williams is a self-taught musician, experimental composer, and visual artist. His passion for expression has led
him to dabble in a wide variety of music styles, ranging from dark acoustic folk music inspired by the American prairie to abstract sound art utilizing acoustic loops and field recordings....more