Alda’s Passage was written and performed by Steph Knittel: voice, bass guitar, acoustic guitars, cello Tim Brown: electric and acoustic guitars Jace Bruton: voice, electric and acoustic guitars and leads Mike Korchonnoff: voice, drums, bodrahn, acoustic guitar leads, harmonium, samples and loops with guest appearances by Dylan Bloom: octave mandolin Nate Myers: electric guitar leads.
Composed en route throughout 2010 – 2013. Recorded in the Spring through the Fall of 2014 at Crooked Tree in rural Pierce County, Washington by Nate Myers, Pythagamus Marshall and Alda. Environmental samples gathered at Crooked Tree and Ruby Beach, WA. Movie sample from “Jeremiah Johnson”. Mastered in 2015 by Mell Dettmer in Seattle
Cover painting by Naomi Korchonnoff. Interior illustrations by Kevin Alexandrowicz. Album layout by Michael Korchonnoff and Chris Kalantzis.
Our deepest gratitude and respect to:
Pythagamus and Nate for their ingenuity, patience and dedication in the creation of this work. Naomi and Kevin for the beautiful artwork they shared with us. Chris Kalantzis for all of his visual contributions and for his diligent contact. Dylan for the jams. Marty for helping this music make a physical manifestation,
and for his patient communication with us over the years. Our friends, close and far, present and passed. Our sanctuary home, Crooked Tree. Our greater Home, whose character and contours, flora and fauna are forever etched within us. The Ocean. And those who have followed our music and found resonance with itand carry it with them, thank you.
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