more from Milieu Music Digital

Winterhope

by Coppice Halifax

supported by
/
  • Includes unlimited streaming via the free Bandcamp app, plus high-quality download in MP3, FLAC and more.

     $12 USD  or more

     

  • Compact Disc (CD)

    Packaged in a brown 100% recycled cardboard dual-digipak jacket, with two hand-cut photographic print inserts, custom text sticker work, custom ink stamping and two in-house duplicated/printed white discs. Strictly limited edition of 33 copies!

    Includes unlimited streaming of Winterhope via the free Bandcamp app, plus high-quality download in MP3, FLAC and more.
    ships out within 10 days
    edition of 33  2 remaining

     $18 USD or more

     

  • Full Digital Discography

    Get all 192 Coppice Halifax releases available on Bandcamp and save 50%.

    Includes unlimited streaming via the free Bandcamp app, plus high-quality downloads of Plastic Acre, Pink Acre, Marakvo, Malplena, Ero, Q Trax, Autochromata II, Deep Earth : Year One Compleat, and 184 more. , and , .

     $1,079 USD or more (50% OFF)

     

1.
2.

about

For several years I recorded about a dozen different sessions with intent to create an album called Whitehope, a pastoral ambient fantasy with varied degrees of dub and techno. I always got close, but not until late 2014 did I finally record the definitive version. Fast-forward to Autumn 2016 - I've just moved 559 miles from the subtropics to the brisk Far Hills of Ohio, and in unpacking I've unearthed a number of lost or outright forgotten recordings. One such find was a 120m cassette, ornately decorated with purple ink stamps of the CH "sun" logo, zero text. Upon playing the tape back, the sound of an almost-there Whitehope crept out of the speakers. This tape contained two extended hour-long sides, beatless and foggy with analog chords, modulating through what sounds like phasers, flange, hissy delays and low pass filtering. Side one seemed to be a bit more melodic than side two, but both have a charm that I cannot deny or even fully identify. It is entirely possible that one of these tape sides was Whitehope for some amount of time, until I had second thoughts, or what I felt were better ideas. That I even found the cassette feels like a stroke of luck.

In any case, here are two windswept towers of sound, looming in their majesty and gentle in their comfortable stillness. A soft, predictable and warming balm of Halifaxian ambient music, hopefully providing some relief from this chaotic and dark year.

credits

released December 14, 2016

W/P by Brian Grainger. Recorded sometime between 2012-2014 at Botany Bay. Retrieved from 120m cassette and mastered by The Analog Botanist at White Pillar Workshop, Autumn 2016. Photograph taken by Brian, Columbia, July 2008. This is Milieu Music number ABX60.

tags

license

all rights reserved

feeds

feeds for this album, this artist

about

Coppice Halifax Dayton, Ohio

Analog Botany, since 2006. Impressionist techno and bedroom fantasist electronics. Compost instead of composition.

contact / help

Contact Coppice Halifax

Streaming and
Download help

Shipping and returns

Redeem code