Music: Aimee Norwich
Album: Forward to Nowhere
Format: CD, Digital Download
Released: October 2013
Genre: Experimental Rock with Jazz, Classical and Noise elements.
‘Forward to Nowhere’ is produced using 3D recording techniques, random number generators, vintage analog synthesis, capturing and/or manipulating piccolo bass harmonics, and using improvised drum compositions.
This album is produced in stereo, 3D audio (Ambisonic), and audiovisual format as a part of the masters thesis titled “Electroacoustic Music and Abstract Moving Images: Recording Techniques to Produce an Immersive Soundtrack” by Senem Pirler.
The thesis is submitted in partial fulfillment of the requirements for the for the Stephen F. Temmer Tonmeister Honors Track of Master of Music in Music Technology in the Department of Music and Performing Arts Professions in The Steinhardt School.
Album Liner Notes:
Recorded, Mixed, and Produced by: Senem Pirler and Aimee Norwich
Mastering by: Paul Geluso
Video: Phillip Stearns
Drums: Ian Cook
Clarinet on Giant Steps & All Blues: Laura W. Dickens
Piano on Child: Art Hirahara
Cello: Valerie Kuehne
Alto Sax, Clarinet on Flying: Mike McGinnis
Vocals, Fretless Bass, Piccolo Bass, Hybrid Bass: Aimee Norwich
Prepared Piano on Flying, Giant Steps, All Blues: Senem Pirler
Trombone: Kevin Schmidt
Accordion: Sarah Starpoli
Percussion: Mike Truesdell