Widesky is New Mexico, US based experimental artist Seth Chrisman. His only release before this was an acclaimed EP on Rural Colours earlier this year called 'Floating In Being'.
His work is typically created through extended techniques using field recordings, radio static, found sound and instrument sources. These are then processed with software to create his eventual compositions.
The two pieces that form 'Celestial Bodies' were recorded in 2010. They are both improvisations with guitar and laptop, recorded in one take without overdubs. 'Sungrazing' features a nylon string guitar adorned with a contact microphone whilst 'Radiosonde' is an electric guitar improvisation. Seth began experimenting with more complex DSP chains for these pieces, and in forming the title for the EP, he vaguely recalls having 'celestial bodies' on the mind when lost in improvisation, hence the names of tracks and the EP.
released 02 August 2011
Recorded and produced by Seth Chrisman