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The New Earth - Slowed Ambient

by Held By Trees

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When 'Solace' was mixed by Phill Brown and David Joseph, it was decided that a version of The New Earth without drums and bass could be done for a possible ambient version. With some additional reverbs, EQ and then being slowed down and pitched shifted down, a completely new version has been created. An immersive 26 minute epic has now been created to compliment the album version as a curio.


released September 6, 2022
Composed and Produced by David Joseph
Mixed by Phill Brown and David Joseph
David Joseph - Piano, Guitar
Robbie McIntosh - Lead Guitar
Mike Smith - Saxophone
Andreas Panayi - Flute, Clarinet
Mary Apperley - Cello
Oskar Apperley - Viola
Tristan Apperley - Violin


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Held By Trees England, UK

Held By Trees is an instrumental post-rock collaboration of musicians. Heavily inspired by Talk Talk/Mark Hollis, and working with musicians that took part in the infamous sessions for Spirit of Eden (1988), Laughing Stock (1991) and Mark Hollis' solo album (1998). Other inspirations include the minimal piano work of Ryuichi Sakamoto, and early 70's Pink Floyd. ... more

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