Released as vinyl gatefold replica on heavy recycled card stock.
Recording: Jachu Czado
Mix: Jakub Ziołek
Mastering: Marcin Bociński
Cover art: Magdalena Syboń
Mikołaj Zieliński - 12string acoustic guitar, acoustic bass, EHX Superego, lyrics
Jakub Ziołek - 6string acoustic guitar, zither, boss DD6, vocals
Strictly limited to 200 copies!
"The Luminous Guitar Craft of Alameda Duo" is the newest incarnation of Alameda collective. This time Jakub Ziołek and Mikołaj Zieliński present their unique and acoustic view on Greek musical tradition and American Primitivism.
"I need to admit that it was Rafał Iwański (X-Navi:et, Innercity Ensemble, Alameda 5) who can be called a godfather of this project. That's mainly due to him bringing me a cassette version of Christodoulos Halaris' album 'Music of Ancient Greece' that I instantly fell in love with," says Ziołek. "It inspired me to create sounds indebted to ancient Greek music - this meaning rhythms and their influence on melodies, repetitions, extending far beyond what we got used to. After some time though, new parts and inspirations came into view and I had to modify my previous assumptions," he adds.
"Robbie Basho was also inspired by Greek music so you will be able to spot some American Primitivi....... more