Palac delivers a selection of four quiet tracks from the past years, re-edited at Clairvaux, Sydney Australia in spring 2008. The new EP gathers four electronic compositions build around environmental recordings, detailed microsounds, a glimpse of techno and large unfolding string patterns. The opening track ‘The Ocean at Coney Island’ (recorded on location in New York 2004) starts with subtle atmosphere made from found sounds and dusty rhythm merging with soft orchestral bliss moving in and out. The second track ‘Rafael Soto’ creates an 8min epic loop starting off with simple, minimal structures and silent breaks to eventually overflow with heavy cinematic layers of sound and waves of strings. ‘Tesa Music’ follows with compressed piano textures, dropping off along the sparkling track just to rewind and restart all crushed and slightly out of place. The closing track ‘Kind Things Sing’ picks things up with a soft drive of rhythms and ends the EP with simple melodies and gentle ambient glow.
released June 1, 2008
Everything written, recorded and produced by Peter Prautzsch. More information available at www.palac.de.