The Forest Diaries, by Dag Rosenqvist

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Another slice of Eilean greatness, this time Dag Rosenqvist presents us with some hyper-relaxed modern classical goodness. Floating around between drones and fog, The Forest Diaries remains emotional and focused over long 10 tracks. Lots of work here featuring piano as well as other acoustic instrumentation. The entire release is saturated in a subtle, lonely feeling, not in a bad way, but more of a “lonely for a day” sorta way. Whether it makes you relax or reminisce, this is one highly recommended body of work.

Favorite Track: 8. VIII

Date : 07.07.15
Map point : eilean 37
Color : blue
Season : summer
Duration : 42.15 mn
Edition : limited to 180 copies

This music was made for the project The Forest Diaries created by the Swedish choregrapher and dancer Jenny Larsson and made possible with generous donations from Inger Abrahamsson, Dale Andree, Janne Anundi, Irene Arikan, Christine Arleij, Margareta Armbrust, Anita & Svante Arthursson, Åsa Johansson Bagley, Blanca & Chad Bairnsfather, Joanne Barrett, Ayhan Bulut, Tere Alvarez’ Canida, Rachel Carroll, Maria Chinda, Ulrika Daun, Gretchen Denton, Celeste Fraser Delgado, Sophie Olsson Dogruman, Jose’ Manuel Dominguez, Hanna Dorve, Malin Dorsey, Karin DuPlessis, Lena Dyring, Therese Felth, Mariana Harari Froment, Hanna Dermes Gibson, Johan Grinde, Jennie Grip, Ann-Sofi Gustafsson, Caroline Haag, Tina Hanniger, Sara Hedberg, Jill Hoffman, Sandra Höpfner-Buchnitzki, Martina Arthursson Immonen, Britt-Marie Isacson, Mia Karlsson, Serusa Katabami, Sally Lamb, Elana Lanczi, Erik Larsson, Sara Leifsdottir, Mary Luft, Heather Maloney, Kathryn von Matthiessen, von Matthiessenvon Matthiessenvon MatthiessenT Malo, Karen Mikalsen, Charlotte Marthinsson, Felizia Mulchan, Juliana Navarro, Carly Nordström, Christine Nilsson, Mariana Oliveira, Christopher Payen, Karen Peterson, Carlota Pradera, Sandra Portal-Andreu, Ellen Raddum, William Rey, Åsa SeiplaxViveka le Roux, Susanna Robinson, April Sellers, Ellinor Seiplax, Kristina & Anders Sturk Steinwall, Anna Skott, Henrik Skott, Maxine Steinman, Kimber & Petrus Sundevall, Mauricio Tijerino, Tom & Maite Thornton, Kine Halvorsen Thoren, Marta & Frank Torres, Aaron Tuckler, Therese Wagenius ThörnThörn, Maria Wagenius, Daniela Wancier, Seth Warren-Crow.

www.dagrosenqvist.bandcamp.com
www.jennylarsson.org

VIDEO (by Jenny Larsson) : www.vimeo.com/130442694

released 07 July 2015

Written, arranged, performed and produced by Dag Rosenqvist.
Recorded and mixed at The 63rd Link in Gothenburg, 2014.

Mastered by Matthew Collings
Artwork Photography by Martin Vlach (front) &
Liam Frankland (inside)
Inside Photography by Mathias Van Eecloo
Design by Superfluxgrafizm

“Thanks to : Mathias Van Eecloo, Rémi Verdier, Matthew Collings, Liam Frankland, Jenny Larsson. Family and friends.”

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Favorite Track: 4. III

Recorded in Brooklyn, NY 2012-2014.
Painting and film still by Emily Weiner.
Mastered by Taylor Deupree at 12k Mastering.

released 16 June 2015

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