Price: £12.00 £4.99
Format: cd
Artist: Markus Reuter / Robert Rich
CatNo: UR003CD
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This international collaboration was conceived, composed and recorded in person in one intense week at Robert Rich's Soundscape studio in California.
 
Robert Rich is arguably America's most highly regarded ambient musician and composer. With a discography spanning over 20 years, he is widely regarded as a figure whose sound has greatly influenced today's ambient, new age, and even IDM music. Touch Guritarist Markus Reuter is known for his adventurous work with Centrozoon and Tuner.
 
Unlike most releases of the ambient/electronica genre, each piece on Eleven Questions has an instant appeal. The songs form concise statements and mostly feature acoustic and electro-acoustic instruments (lap steel, touch guitar, piano, acoustic guitar, flutes), rather than synthesizers. 
 
With audiophile sensibilities, Rich and Reuter employed the best of custom tube, vintage and contemporary studio equipment to craft a unique sonic landscape.
 
1 reminder (3:27)
2 reductive (4:27)
3 recall (2:24)
4 retention (6:34)
5 remote (4:16)
6 reluctant (3:27)
7 redemption (6:41)
8 relative (3:27)
9 reception (3:04)
10 refuge (5:53)
11 refuse (3:43)
12 rebirth (3:26)
13 remainder (2:12)
Markus Reuter:
Touch Guitars, Acoustic Guitar, Piano
 
Robert Rich:
Sound Design, Piano, Flutes, Lap Steel
 
SiRenée:
Voices
 
Recorded at Soundscape Studio, Mountain View CA,
Mixed and mastered by Robert Rich.
Composed by Markus Reuter and Robert Rich.
 
Photography by Brad Cole.
Design by John Bergin.
 
Special thanks to Metasonix, Haroun Serang, Bernhard Wöstheinrich, Dixie, Synthesis Technology and many others.
 
® © UNSUNG RECORDS / iapetus gmbh

This first European edition comes in Super Jewel Box packaging, unlike the USA edition which comes in a standard jewel case.