Exactly three years ago I made an ambient EP under the name “Interstate Hydra” and put it up on Bandcamp. Up until now I have kept this alias a secret and only shown these tunes to a few people, but I figured it’s been long enough.
Nocturnes was made entirely in Audacity using the “sound dumplings” method described in an earlier post. This was a total 180 from my usual workflow, which is to synthesize everything with SuperCollider code.
“For Ellie” is a single released months after Nocturnes, and is formally the simplest Interstate Hydra track, comprising a row of sound dumplings in arch form.
I don’t plan on returning to the Interstate Hydra alias for quite some time, but I hope you enjoy these tracks. Thank you for listening.