Wetlands is a collection of Intelligent Ambient Music compositions inspired by places of greenery and water where life abounds in ponds, marshes and swamps. These tracks stem from what I think of as impressionist music. The selection and organization of sounds are meant to evoke a memory of a place or environment that is part documentary and part hallucination.
A wetland is a land area that is saturated with water, either permanently or seasonally, such that it takes on the characteristics of a distinct ecosystem. Primarily, the factor that distinguishes wetlands from other land forms or water bodies is the characteristic vegetation that is adapted to its unique soil conditions: Wetlands consist primarily of hydric soil, which supports aquatic plants. Read more at en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Wetland
released 11 February 2013
Jack Hertz: Korg Karma, Nord G2, Nord Modular, Omnisphere, MFOS SoundLab, Yamaha FS1R, Freesound.org
Sounds and Lexicon Effects.
Jack Hertz works with real and artificial sounds to create intangible techno-organic impressions between music and noise. More information can be found at jackhertz.com
Dan Miñoza: Conceptual Input
Dan Miñoza is a touch guitarist and sound artist from Washington, DC. information can be found at soundcloud.com/dminoza
Cover image courtesy the Natural Resources Conservation Service,
United States Department of Agriculture. More information can be found at www.nrcs.usda.gov
Aural Films Catalog No. AF0005