I am very excited to announce that Northing’s debut album, Hill Spell will be release by Shifting Paradigm Records. SPR is a Minnesota based record label that has put out some of my favorite albums of the past few years. You can per-order the album now on SPR’s bandcamp page.
Here are two videos of trombone+pedal experiments. I recorded them consecutively so they are very similar. I should only post one, but they both had nice moments and problematic moments, and together they contrast in interesting ways.
After years of borrowing effects pedals from friends, I finally purchased my own setup last spring:
Learning to use them was a fun side project this summer. The first few sessions were frustrating garbage. Getting the mic set right was a challenge. Ring modulators have a serious learning curve. But after some time, I started to get sounds that I like. Here are three of my early experiments: