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released September 23, 2016

Produced by Maxim Starcke.

All instruments, recordings and production by Maxim Starcke (except where noted below). Audio recordings and samples collected over a period of 10-15 years and edited, digitally manipulated, constructed, composed, arranged and mixed by Maxim Starcke, Kalk Bay, South Africa.

Environmental/field recordings made in Betty's Bay, on Trappieskop in Kalk Bay, Jakkelskloof, Cape Town in South Africa.

Soprano saxophone, electric guitar, synthesizer, electronics, digital manipulation, editing, mixing by Maxim Starcke.
Drums on 'Distant Flame' by Byron R. Howell.
Electric guitar on 'Shard' & 'Dragon Mantra' and overtone singing on 'Dragon Mantra' by Matthew Rice.
Drums on 'Mare Crisium' by Maxim Starcke.
Cluster vocals on 'Amphibian Moon' by Maxim Starcke & Ronan Skillen.
Voice on 'Amphibian Moon' courtesy of Lisa Bauer.
Voice on 'Mare Crisium' courtesy of Helmut Starcke.

Cover painting: 'Recurrent Dream' by Helmut Starcke (acrylic on canvas, 150 x 150 cm)

Special thanks to Lisa Bauer-Starcke, Byron R. Howell, Matthew Rice, Helmut Starcke, Jane Davidson Starcke, Ronan Skillen & Tom Glenn.

Published by Starcke Arts.
© 2016 Maxim Starcke.
℗ 2016 Maxim Starcke.


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Maxim Starcke Cape Town, South Africa

Maxim Starcke is a South African composer, multi-instrumentalist, music producer, sound artist and music educator born and living in Cape Town. Performing and producing across diverse genres, Starcke has focused his art music through the lens of exploratory composition and electro-acoustic music working with the ensembles Forgery/Shapeshifter, Lisa Bauer’s Moon Song and Souls of Ancient Fish. ... more

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Track Name: Mare Crisium
“He goes out.
Every night he goes out
and he stays out…
That’s when he’s going on his jol.
Killing jol” - Helmut Starcke

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