In the summertime, in the woods of New York State, the midnight insects can be at once serene and deafeningly loud. A field recording of this din of nighttime creatures was the inspiration and base for 1am. Dense, and often aggressive, 1am
Despite 1am‘s opaque and rich sound it is not unlike the 23-minute epic title track from Deupree’s Stil. CD (12k1020). It is unwavering and highly repetitious but with enormous amounts of textural and timbral shifting.