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Harmonics
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NEMO 035
year: 2011

project coordinator:Nick Robinson
mastering: Nick Robinson
artwork:Nick Robinson


A harmonic is "an overtone accompanying a fundamental tone at a fixed interval, produced by vibration of a string, column of air, etc. in an exact fraction of its length". My first encounter with them was as a teenager, watching mystified as Rory Gallagher moved his hands down the neck but the notes played got higher! I eventually learned what they are and to this day, remain fascinated by the bell-like purity of guitar harmonics. For this project, harmonics of any kind were deemed acceptable, even "comb filter resonance" which Michael Peters assures me are harmonics.

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Harmonics in this composition are created by bowing several small strips of metal with a toothbrush. Besides, I use a rubber bow rubbed on the wood which created rough harmonics. "Unexpected Harmonics" is a melancholic composition.
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comment 11.05.2011: raül bonell (raulbonell.tumblr.com)
  interesting wide palette of sounds, achieved with a simple but effective method. a sad song, indeed :)
   
comment 12.05.2011: Anton Mobin (http://antonmobin.blogspot.com/)
  yes you're right Raül; the next one would be more joyful
so, thanks to let me take part of the project
   
comment 17.05.2011: Roger "ErocNet" Sundström (http://erocnet.bandcamp.com)
  Lovely sounds, this reminds me of Reichels Daxophone sounds but more metallically. Like the way you work with the dynamic.


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