Forecastle EP

by Christian Olsen

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Tyche 04:44
Magellanic 05:09
Narwhal 05:21
Forecastle 05:44


All music composed, performed, recorded, produced and mixed by Christian Olsen, except Magellanic and Forecastle (mixed by Tyler Fitzmaurice). Mastered by Ryan Morey @ Grey Market.
Instruments played / programmed : drum kit, prepared frame drum, upright prepared piano, Roland SH-101, Sequential Circuits Prophet-5, field recordings. (2017) Design by Csenge Kolozsvari. Layout by Sandy Tsao.

The full album Ninth Wave to follow, in early 2018.


released August 17, 2017


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Christian Olsen Montreal, Québec

Montréal-based composer, drummer, sound designer. Working with the tension between excessive sound textures and minimalism, between acoustic and synthetic qualities, contradictions enter into a counterpoint with each other and invoke other-worldly imagery. Odd time signatures and polymeters feel surprisingly even and rugged landscapes become liveable. ... more

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