Attention Ursula K. LeGuin fans! A soundtrack to the world of Earthsea, as imagined by Colleen Johnson (Silver Shadows, Upside Drown) and Smoot (Maple Rabbit).
Cover artwork by Mary Evans and screenprinted by Michael Dellinger. Mastered for tape by Evan Hashi. A benefit for the Transgender, Gender Variant & Intersex Justice Project.
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These recordings were crafted in hushed excitement on the isle of Alameda. We each dreamed of a project like this for years, and in the summer of 2010, our teenage book-nerd selves were finally able to make manifest this work of fandom. For two months, we lived together & labored in love to record music that might evoke the landscape of our beloved Earthsea.
Ursula K LeGuin has written many books we love dearly, and we have the deepest respect for the feminist, anti-authoritarian and anti-racist vision she bravely brings to the worlds and characters she creates. We chose to work with Earthsea because it is the world that first shook us-- the myths that lodged the deepest in our psyches.
Our lyrics were pulled from Ursula's text, as close to her words as possible. The recording was done on a 4-track Tascam with an SM 57 microphone. - Library Voice
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