Canadian artist Daniel Ottini is an electronic composer, sound designer and guitarist committed to invoking new and unorthodox sounds from his instruments. His works feature electronic sampling and synthesis, field recordings and processed/prepared guitars to create audio textures that intertwine organic and synthetic elements.
In this follow-up to his debut CD "Winter Mute", Daniel explores a variety of styles, touching upon Ambient, Electronic, New Age, Industrial and Rock genres.
This CD is available for digital download on iTunes, Amazon, and elsewhere on the Web.
(Across a) Frozen Lake (4:03)
Dark Parade (3:28)
No Longer Afraid to Stare at the Sun (5:45)
Can't (instrumental version) (3:10)
Black Dog (5:58)
Uncle Tungsten (6:06)
Names of Clouds (5:27)
Lost Road (1:45)
Unexpected Animals (3:45)
Atrium 1 (7:24)
Daniel Ottini: Synthesizers and Samplers; Rhythm Programming,Field Recordings and Found Sounds, Electric & Acoustic Guitars, Glissentar ©.
Special Thanks: My family (inspiration and song titles); The Ontario Science Centre (field recordings on "Uncle Tungsten"); The Cabinet War Rooms ,UK (inspiration on "Black Dog"); Simcoe Fishing Adventures, Keswick (field recordings on "Frozen Lake"); BCE Place, Toronto (field recordings on "Atrium 1"); Evan Abeele (for his unique and youthful views on the music business), Native Instruments, Intel, Cakewalk/Roland Music Canada, Hollow Sun, Tonehammer/Soundiron, Soniccouture, Novation, Zoom, Godin, Rode, Et Al. (tools of the trade).
This CD was recorded completely in the digital domain using Cakewalk Sonar X1
These tracks were created, completed or released in 2011; they span a variety of musical styles and influences, and provide a good “cross-section” of my work in that year.
Daniel Ottini, 2011
Written, performed and recorded by Daniel Ottini (Copyright 2011 Daniel Ottini)