CliffeNotes: Harmony and Chaos is an album of instrumental tracks to live your life to. All songs were recorded using Bitwig on Linux. This has involved quite a lot of soundscape work, tweaking patches and instrument settings: for example, the guitar distortion was achieved by crafting complex FX-chains in Bitwig, and most synth patches used have been created or customised. Recorded using a Gibson Les Paul HD.6X-Pro Digital Guitar, which provides individual string separation in the mix (listen for the stereo guitar mixes), and using an Arturia KeyLab49. Absolutely no looped sample audio clips have been used in the creation of this music.

There are elements of post-industrial rock (reminiscent of Nine Inch Nails, Puscifer, Error, Coil), post-rock (Isis), and other alternative rock/metal/folk influences (Gary Numan, How to Destroy Angels, Muse, The Naked and Famous, Skrillex, Brian Eno, Placebo, Coheed and Cambria, The Kills, Tool, Dillinger Escape Plan, Silverchair, A Perfect Circle, Depeche Mode, David Bowie), and David Allen's GTD and Todoist helped work this project into a busy life.

Licensing and availability: For your convenience and so you can show support, this music is available via major digital distribution sites: including Google Play, Amazon, iTunes, Loudr, and Deezer, (at reasonable prices), and for streaming on Spotify. Thank you for your support. If you are interested in remixing, sources are available. This music is licensed under a Creative Commons Attribution-ShareAlike 4.0 International License (CC BY-SA). This means it is legal to share or remix this music, but please do show your support (either as via the above, and/or by direct donation). In case you don't want to use CC BY-SA to release derivative works, the music can also be licenced for soundtrack and other commercial use. Cover photograph: ISS/NASA.
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