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Triax are not just guitar, bass and hurdy-gurdy, but a whole live orchestra of electronics and a plethora of instruments, ever changing, ever evolving.
"Desolate" is four sessions that turned into accidental dedications. Can you work it out?!


released October 2, 2010

Recorded at Tachyon Studio, Knighton Fields, Leicester 3 August 2009.
Condensed from the 4 sessions & mixed by Alan 5-13 September 2009.

Alan Freeman: laptop running Herc's Abakos virtual synth, virtual sampler (Mellotron, Ondes Martenot, sound effects), Tapeworm (flute Mellotron) and Sound Forge (rhythm/groove loops), Roland SH-32 synthesizer, electric guitar (played and bowed, with Zoom effects and Roland GR-33 guitar synth), bowed springboard, voice, etc.
Steve Freeman: analogue synthesizers (Korg MS-20, Moog Rogue, Octave Cat, Yamaha CS5), bowed 5-string bass, guitar, CD & tape loops, samples, rhythms & grooves, Portastudio, turntable (classical music), cymbal, acoustic CD, other bric-a-brac, etc.
Dave Powell: flute, hurdy gurdy, bar chimes, bowed cymbal, Zoom guitar effects/looping, etc.

plus, an additional PC computer was used running virtual sampler (instruments and sound effects) and Spektral Delay (loops and effects).


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Triax Leicester, UK

Born out of the Extremities project, in a sense, in 2003 Triax couples Alto Stratus with the strangely processed hurdy-gurdy of Dave Powell, for a unique new hybrid. Dave added many more instruments to his repertoire since, and Triax can vary from ambient drone, via systemic, dirge and raga/folk hybrids on to psychedelic rock, Krautrock and eclectic avant-garde. ... more

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