On Zachary Paul's debut album for Touch, "A Meditation on Discord" compiles two live recordings from 2018 and a short film score, showcasing his expressive range and unique playing style. Both live recordings —"Premonition" and "Slow Ascent" — were fully improvised on his violin ("The Duke," 1878), a minimal assortment of pedals (Earthquaker Afterneath, Diamond Memory Lane Jr, and Boss RC-30) and looped vocals.
Zachary Paul (b. 1995) is a Los Angeles-based violinist and composer. This is his first album for Touch (he also appeared on "Live at Human Resources" [Tone 60]. Zachary guested on Simon Scott's "Soundings" [TO:112, 2019] and "Grace" [Tone 64D, 2018].