Endless Conjecture

by Nick Storring



2014, Orange Milk Records (CS/DL)

Cover design by Keith Rankin


released November 18, 2014

Composed and recorded by Nick Storring 2013-2014

All sounds were generated with acoustic or electromechanical instruments, with only the minimum digital treatments: some reverb, editing, panning/ volume, equalization, compression.

Nick Storring — acoustic and electric (NS Designs NXT) cellos, violin, electric bass, electric mandola, hammered dulcimer, guitalele, banjo, strumstick, harpiscle, pedal harp, autoharp, Yamaha CP60M Stage Piano, Hohner Pianet T, Hohner D6 Clavinet, flutes and recorders, xaphoon, mey, been, hulosi, melodica, harmonica, harmonium, kazoo, arghul, duck / goose/ elk calls, bamboo saxophone, trombone, glockenspiel, vibraphone, miniature balafon, thumb pianos, toy pianos, tuning forks, pitch pipes, jaw harps, steel pan, thali plate gongs, wind chimes, thunder tubes, weird reeds, ananda lahari, flexatone, hand bells, various drums and percussion, Wiggly-Giggly ball, found objects, voice, spring reverb, transducer speakers, talkbox.

"Terminal Burrowing" was commissioned by the AKOUSMA Festival in Montréal, 2013 through the Canada Council for the Arts. Thank you to Louis Dufort, Réjean Beaucage and Freida Abtan.

"They Carry Light" was composed for Mikel Guillen's film The Natural State — © 2014 Pickpocket M films.

Thank you to Lori Gemmell for lending me her pedal harp, John Farah for lending me his Pianet, Germaine Liu for lending me her vibraphone. Gratitude also to all who listened and offered feedback. Special thanks to Nicole Cultraro for her violin and kalimba, patience with my process, support, and inspiration.

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Nick Storring has a broad range of music interest spanning various styles. Winner of the CMC's 2011 Toronto Emerging Composer award, his work appeared this year a MoMA's Talk To Me exhibit, and was also performed by the Esprit Orchestra. A member of Picastro, I Have Eaten The City and Mexican ensemble Café Con Pan, he also makes eclectic dance music under the name Piège. ... more

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