Dissolution, Cloudland Blue Quartet

Released 2 April 2021


Dissolution is the 26th soundscapes album from Cloudland Blue Quartet (Crispycat 2103 – 2 April 2021)

Composed by David Reilly
Except “Assembly Star (Emperor)” on the 2nd and 3rd bonus albums, written by Edward Spark/David Reilly

Piano programmes, Emperor Ambience, treatments, editing, sound manipulation, cover (“CBQ Plays Piano, Collingwood, Ontario, 8 September 2015”), field recordings, rhythm bed and crackles by David Reilly.

The elements which were treated to produce the Emperor Ambience and the track “Assembly Star (Emperor)” were taken from an as yet unreleased ambient remix by Edward Spark of his track “The Emperor”

Thanks to Tero Parviainen, Laurie Spiegel, Edward Spark and The Markov Chain

Produced by David Reilly for Crispycat Recordings

Executive Producer, Anne Reilly


Recorded at Crispycat Studio, Edinburgh, UK, 6, 7 and 8 March 2021

Bonus Material

Download only

7 March 2021 (57:28)
The Sheer Density 06:27
Without Changes 06:23
A Tendency to Submerge 07:18
Early 03:44
Low Register 05:38
The Discoveries 06:39
And After 09:41
In That Mode 07:30
Always Heard Later 04:08

6 March 2021 (19:29)
Long Day 13:03
8AM 02:06
Some Work 02:10
Visibility 02:10

6 March 2021 (17:23)
Assembly Star (Emperor Ambience) 17:23

6 March 2021 (36:28)
“Record Store Day” Vinyl Version

Side One
Long Day 13:03
8AM 02:06
Some Work 02:10
Visibility 02:10

Side Two
Assembly Star (Emperor Ambience) 17:23

2021 Crispycat Recordings

© 2021 David Reilly

Cloudland Blue Quartet

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