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 February 11, 2013
Jack Hertz - Sound design and production.
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
Cover image courtesy the Natural Resources Conservation Service,
United States Department of Agriculture. More information can be found at www.nrcs.usda.gov
This project is incredible and this is one grandiose album that caught my attention with one listen...Atmospheric post-rock that again puts you in another place in time! Another gem for my acupuncture class LoneWolf