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Shabason / Gunning // Ample Habitat LP

Shabason / Gunning // Ample Habitat LP

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This is a collaborative record released by Toronto, Canada saxophonists Joseph Shabason and Ben Gunning from Toronto's Séance Center in April 2024.

Contains 8 ambient jazz songs.

*Please feel free to contact us as we will send you the digital sound source free of charge.

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12" black vinyl. Edition of 200. Risograph artwork and hand-stamped covers.

Ask us for digital files.

tracklist:

  1. Barbeau Peak 05:57
  2. Sea Ices 06:13
  3. Parkette 03:16
  4. Measures of Fog 06:55
  5. Crystal Fake 05:54
  6. Ample Habitat 00:40
  7. Is Jubilee 05:17
  8. The Shore Instead 04:53

Séance Center:

"Sophomore release from Toronto dream-duo Joseph Shabason and Ben Gunning, this time a more cosmopolitan affair, mapping fragmented cityscapes from bent electronics and late-night FM jazz transmissions.

The boys are back in town. After recording their debut in a remote cottage in Northern Ontario, the duo relocated their jams to Shabason's Toronto studio where they gained unlimited access to a virtual cornucopia of analog and digital gear and had the time to really push those instruments to the brink. In the crisp autumnal sessions the duo consciously set out to make Ample Habitat with a fresh slate; not a single melody or patch was smuggled in on a USB stick. Fueled with off-brand club soda, the ethos was to infuse the sessions and the music itself with a sense of discovery. Another perk of the new locale was being closer to friends and neighbors; TO music-scene luminaries Kieran Adams, Bram Gielen, and Thom Gill dropped in, rounding out a full jam band for the convivial B-side surprise “Is Jubilee.” Although the album calls on a wild menagerie of digital voices, the heart is warm and human, favoring performance and play over presets and quantization. If J Dilla was able to teach an MPC jazz , Shabason / Gunning aim to teach their hardware the ECM version."

Artist: Shabason / Gunning

Label: Séance Center

CAT No.: 38SC

This is a collaborative record released by Toronto, Canada saxophonists Joseph Shabason and Ben Gunning from Toronto's Séance Center in April 2024.

Contains 8 ambient jazz songs.

*Please feel free to contact us as we will send you the digital sound source free of charge.

---------------------------------------------

12" black vinyl. Edition of 200. Risograph artwork and hand-stamped covers.

Ask us for digital files.

tracklist:

  1. Barbeau Peak 05:57
  2. Sea Ices 06:13
  3. Parkette 03:16
  4. Measures of Fog 06:55
  5. Crystal Fake 05:54
  6. Ample Habitat 00:40
  7. Is Jubilee 05:17
  8. The Shore Instead 04:53

Séance Center:

"Sophomore release from Toronto dream-duo Joseph Shabason and Ben Gunning, this time a more cosmopolitan affair, mapping fragmented cityscapes from bent electronics and late-night FM jazz transmissions.

The boys are back in town. After recording their debut in a remote cottage in Northern Ontario, the duo relocated their jams to Shabason's Toronto studio where they gained unlimited access to a virtual cornucopia of analog and digital gear and had the time to really push those instruments to the brink. In the crisp autumnal sessions the duo consciously set out to make Ample Habitat with a fresh slate; not a single melody or patch was smuggled in on a USB stick. Fueled with off-brand club soda, the ethos was to infuse the sessions and the music itself with a sense of discovery. Another perk of the new locale was being closer to friends and neighbors; TO music-scene luminaries Kieran Adams, Bram Gielen, and Thom Gill dropped in, rounding out a full jam band for the convivial B-side surprise “Is Jubilee.” Although the album calls on a wild menagerie of digital voices, the heart is warm and human, favoring performance and play over presets and quantization. If J Dilla was able to teach an MPC jazz , Shabason / Gunning aim to teach their hardware the ECM version."

Artist: Shabason / Gunning

Label: Séance Center

CAT No.: 38SC