knives of spain

by knives of spain

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flowers 02:37
dirt roads (free) 04:50
weakness 03:51
slow fade 05:16
wands 09:54


knives of spain is the 1-woman band of gwen young on electrified classical guitar, crumar, accordion, bansuri, flute, melodica, frame drum, resonance bells, guero, clave, triangle and vocals. all sounds in this album originate from her home recordings of the aforementioned acoustic/analog instruments, or from birds, cars, thunder or cicadas.
{Thanks to the United Arts Council of Greensboro for your support!}


released August 10, 2011

thorny plant photo by g. young


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knives of spain Greensboro, North Carolina

knives of spain = Gwen Young (electro-classical guitar, Crumar analog synths, flutes, accordion, percussion, toy piano, broken autoharp, max/msp, field recordings, electronics, words, voice). Telluric was recorded/mixed/produced by G. Young in her home in NC. ... more

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