dave stafford has released a brand new collection of very, very ambient energy bow
guitar loops entitled “the haunting”, which encompasses six live loops plus two lengthy
this record came together very quickly indeed, the bulk of the album (five of the
six tracks) having been recorded live at a single session on july 24th, 2011. the
sixth track, the title track, had been recorded back in october, 2009 during the
rehearsals for dave’s show at the tolbooth in stirling, scotland, and as soon as
the new tracks appeared, it was obvious first that “the haunting” (the track) could
finally be released, but also that these new tracks from 2011 were cut from the same
the six main pieces that make up the core of the album are originally live performances,
and the two bonus tracks were created for the express purpose of adding some longer
versions of two of the pieces, so the listener can really stretch out and relax.
a special new mix of the title track was created, using the original master loops
still stored in the looping device since october, 2009, but “played” in a new configuration
to create an utterly unique and different version to the original track.