Drone Alone by Dave Lancaster – OUT NOW
Ambient musician Dave Lancaster has released his debut album Drone Alone.
Citing influence from the likes of Brian Eno, Vangelis, Jóhann Jóhannsson, Max Richter and Trent Reznor/Atticus Ross, Drone Alone is an album of longform ambient instrumentals intended for contemplation.
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Biggest surprise is how good the pickups sound and how well they take some dirt.
Effects pedal of the day: TC Electronic June 60 chorus – Roland synth inspired but also great for Leslie rotary speaker guitar sounds
One chorus is slow and expansive while the other is a little faster and wobblier but combined together they sort of dance around each other which can sound a bit like a rotating Leslie speaker.
Played with dreamy abandon, Chained To A Woman slowly reveals its character – a strong voice dancing around her own choir, somehow both melancholy and triumphant in the same beguiling passage.