Exaptations

by Nick Storring

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Side A:
Field Lines (24.33)

composed October 2013-May 2014 for Yvonne Ng's dance piece 'Magnetic Fields', premiered in May 2014. Special thanks to Yvonne, Marie-Josée Chartier, Mairead Filgate, Luke Garwood, Christopher Willes. Thank you to Germaine Liu for the use of her vibraphone, John Farah for the use of his Pianet.

Nick Storring — various percussion and found objects, vibraphone, glockenspiel, balafon, chimes, hand bells, toy pianos, thumb pianos, voice/ whistling, electric (NS Designs NXT4) and acoustic cellos, electric bass, electric mandola, violin, hammered dulcimer, Hohner Pianet T, Yamaha CP60M, Hohner Clavinet D6, flutes, harpsicle, strumstick, guitalele, steel pan, harmonica, melodica, pitch pipes, hulosi.


Side B:
Yield Criteria (21.27)

Composed and recorded by Nick Storring February-June 2014. Elements were used in Eva Kolcze's film 'All That Is Solid'. Thank you to Eva, Spencer Barclay, Jason Doell, Brandon Valdivia, Bryan Bray, Andrew Zukerman.

Nick Storring — NS Designs NXT4 electric cello, electric bass, electric mandola, thunder tubes, Yamaha CP60M, toy piano, harmonica, duck call, voice, hand bells, glockenspiel.

Processing and manipulation performed on the above sound sources (and the sound of a blank, chemically-treated 16mm film sound-strip) using combinations of the following — transducer speakers on various resonant chambers, instruments and surfaces; talkbox; spring reverb; recordable cassette walkman; various speakers; (contact) microphones.

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.

©2014 Nick Storring
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www.nickstorring.ca
www.noticerecordings.com

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released November 3, 2016

"Like I said, Storring HAS IT, his compositional prowess only eclipsed by his sense of atmosphere and space" — "Gumshoe" Grant Purdum, Tiny Mix Tapes

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Nick Storring Toronto

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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