synchronising his spiritual violin style with the ambient field recordings of a peaceful waterway, bird has created a sumptuous record of spacious soundscapes inhabited by lush, fluid melodies.
these 8 instrumental pieces, recorded under the Hyperion bridge in Los Angeles' Atwater Village, form the second piece in a series of short films and recordings documenting site-specific compositions. “The music presents itself as more than just nature sounds. Andrew Bird is an active participant in the process. he doesn't sit by the side of the river but wades in ankle deep and wanders” 8/10 – pop matters.
- The Cormorants
- Lazuli Bunting
- Gypsy Moth
- Black-Crowned Night-Heron
- Down Under the Hyperion Bridge
- Dear Killdear
- The Green Heron