The Detail of Little Events

by Paragaté

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"The Detail of Little Evenst" contains five ambient and drone pieces by Paragaté (Tim Risher and Tom DePlonty). "Baby Needs a New Pair of Shoes" is built from a few processed voice and percussion samples. In the beginning, you hear a voice that slowly melts into the drone, warping the tonal center along the way. DePlonty's "The Rolling Sea" is a set of ambient variations on a theme by Tim Risher. The theme, heard at the end, is a short passage for oboe and piano from Risher's chamber piece "Das Wogende Meer". "The Detail of Little Events" gets its title from a quote by Edward Gibbon, and uses throughout text from his "Decline and Fall of the Roman Empire" (performed by a computer voice). "How Dogs Think" is built from many layers, over a tonal drone. Everything is soft, so close listening is needed to hear the way the layers intersect, as they fade in and out of the texture.

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released August 18, 2014

Baby Needs a New Pair of Shoes: Tim Risher & Tom DePlonty
The Rolling Sea (for Tim): Tom DePlonty
The Detail of Little Events: Tim Risher
The Permeable Heart: Tom DePlonty
How Dogs Think: Tim Risher & Tom DePlonty

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