Sounds of the Solstice

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Sounds of the Solstice
Studio Album by Scott Harwood
Released22 May 2014
Recorded22 May 2014, The Bedroom
GenrePsychill
Glitch
Krautrock
Space rock
IDM
Acidcore
Length56:37
LabelShedpop
ProducerScott Harwood
Previous albumAnjuna Dream (2013)
This albumSounds of the Solstice (2014)
Next albumThe Shape of Things to Come (2014)

Sounds of the Solstice is the twenty-first album created by Scott Harwood. The album is distributed on the Shedpop label. It is set to be Harwood's second CD release: if successful it will be released as Harwood's 'second album'.

Production

The album took one day to write and record. The album was mostly recorded in The Bedroom.

The full album was released for free on YouTube on the 22 June 2014.

Styling

Sounds of the Solstice is a unique blend, comprising of influences from psychill, glitch, krautrock, IDM, Berlin School and acidcore.

Samples

The album makes use of heavily-modified samples, chiefly created by Harwood.

Sequent IDM

  • Tangerine Dream - "Sequent C"

Druid Flight

  • Psychedelic Arts - "E-Motions"

Track listing

All tracks were written and produced by Scott Harwood.

  1. "The Sound of Acid" (05:05)
  2. "Sequent IDM" (06:47)
  3. "Pre-Dawn" (03:26)
  4. "Dawn" (09:33)
  5. "Rìoghachd" (04:17)
  6. "Moonlit Wood" (04:24)
  7. "Peril" (08:27)
  8. "Acid Navajo Arcade" (09:09)
  9. "Druid Flight" (05:25)

Instrumentation

  • Native Instruments Reaktor 5
  • Audacity

Trivia

  • 'The Sound of Acid' contains vocals created on Yakitome. The vocals 'there will be a test' pays homage to the Acid Tests.