Magnus Moriarty™s sixth album is a journey through the different stages and relationships of life, spanning from childhood to parenthood, looking back as well as forward. It seems like the filters of conventionality have disappeared, leaving a whole new world of possibilities and ways of making music, using both old and new technology to sharpen the sense of timelessness. The cover art is made by his father when he was a kid, so illustrating the time-lapse between grandparents, parents and kids over generations. And nothing could be more appropriate for Magnus Moriarty™ than to release his sixth album on the day of the solar eclipse. 'In Search of the Archetype' is out digitally and on vinyl 20th march via Metronomiconaudio and Musikkoperatørene. A limited edition of 30 LPs will be sold with solar eclipse glasses.
released March 20, 2015
Recorded by Magnus and Marius in Sandåsveien 22 and Skippergata 28, March - September 2014
Mixed by Marius Ergo
Mastered by Fridtjof August Lindeman at Strype Audio
All instruments played by Magnus and Marius
Geek-info: Roland Jupiter 4, Roland SH-2000, Roland Space Echo RE-150, Yamaha PSS 560, Philicorda, Gibson SG through Shin-ei pedal (thank you Thomas), Hagström 12-string, Fender Jazz Bass (thank you Ludde), Music box, Ludwig Drums (thank you Mads), M3000 HD iPad mellotron, DM1 iPad drum machine, Gibson Firebird and lots of digital weirdness.
All songs by Magnus, except 'Carports' by Marius
Cover by Yokoland
Paper installation and picture by Svein Gommerud ca.1954
All wrongs reversed.
Thank-yous: Helga, Emanuel og August, Maike, Anton og Edvard, Kirsten og Svein + Zappa, Ulla and the Ollendorffs, Rasmus, Benedicte, Ella og Nina, Jørgen S. Skjulstad, Thomas Meidell, Espen og Aslak + Yokoland, Pil-Emil, Mads, Truls, Yngve, Andreas, Knut Benjaminsen, Christian Ludvigsen, Eva T., Stian Brennskag, Thomas Bratlie, Metronomicon crew, Videoloftet.
Metronomicon Audio is a small record label based in Oslo, Norway. Strictly speaking, it is not really a label, but rather a community with some 20 active members and a wide range of affiliates which together aim to promote new and interesting music.