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cinchel is a chicago based musician working mostly with guitar, effects and laptop to create abstract ambient music that is both minimal and dense. his main focus has been the interaction of sounds/notes with themselves. with only the use of delay, layering and distortion he attempts to make a lot of guitars no longer sound like guitars.
temporary radiance documents the iterations of an idea from practice to performance to reconceptualization. a live recording of a performance. an attempt to re-create the original intent. a deviation and recombination. guitar. effects. laptop.
get the album here!
Interview with creative commons noise/drone artist Cinchel
at the may installment of library experimental that went down at jefferson park library, chicago.
Plus: Jason Shanley (aka Cinchel) on an immersive album from Chicago netlabel Pan y Rosas, Reader music editor Philip Montoro on meditating to war metal, and more
daniel barbiero / ken moore – frequency drift
reid karris – lacrimis de ex arborum (not a pyr release, but still, good job!)
beth mcdonald – cold weather birding
nhung ngyuen / cinchel – the movement of an old soul (not a pyr release, but, yeah!)
Here we go again – our annual list of our favorite recordings for 2016. Or “lists” I should say. This year we received a record number of recordings to review. Given the volume of…
Cinchel is the moniker and household name of Chicago-based multi-instrumentalist, scientist, concert patriot and every cat’s best friend Jason Shanley. In this in-depth interview, Cinchel takes the time to cover the cautious origins of his career as an artist, his ability to create versatile gouache-based artworks, the oscillation between multiplex layers and quiescent silence as well as the best physical format for the right song. Join Cinchel in delineating the innermost nature of his Drone-oriented guitar-crafted Ambient works which, more often than not, are grafted onto the most intruiging barycenter: a luring leeway loop…