PROMONTORY speaks to the struggle of a human caught between two immortal opposing forces...The choice between introverted peace and extroverted destruction...And the will to remain conscious when faced with an endless ever-devolving froth of persistently slow-moving death.
This, my final album, is a 2xCD release packaged in a DVD case with 14-page booklet containing all 3 chapters of the story. The story was written first, finalized, and then narrated. The recording of the narration was then scored, similar to how a film or classic radio program would be scored.
All of the music was composed around the narration and recorded live with no multitracking or VSTs. Everything was produced with vintage hardware synthesizers and recorded to a single stereo cassette tape for authentic warmth and sincere low fidelity.
PROMONTORY features the guest vocals and narration of Matthew Knight (from Eternal Winter). Matthew plays the role of Mark Oberheim in the story, contributing to several tracks.
The album also includes my final piece of music, a 13-minute song entitled "Jon Zaremba". It is a return to where I began, sounding like the music I would have created in 1997 if I had the gear and skills to do so when I was just starting out.
The download version includes all 9 tracks of the album (138 minutes total) along with printable booklet and artwork for the DVD case that makes up the normal physical media version.