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No Compass: Solter Resets Friedlander

by Scott Solter

Full Chroma 02:23
Columbarium 05:33
Steppe Dub 03:02


Producer Scott Solter and cellist Erik Friedlander (Skipstone Records) team up to bring you No Compass, an EP of five tracks from Erik Friedlander’s 2008 “Broken Arm Trio” CD completely reinvented by Solter. In his hands the acoustic cello, bass and drums trio tracks have become vertigo-inducing panoramas -- kaleidoscopic recompositions. 5 striking examples of Solter’s fearless studio craft.


released October 16, 2012

1. Full Chroma (2:23)
2. Columbarium (5:33)
3. Assault by St. Wolfli (2:10)
4. Drifting Pyre, No Moon (3:00)
5. Steppe Dub (3:02)

Produced by Scott Solter & Erik Friedlander
Original Music by Erik Friedlander (Arconomics, ASCAP)
Remixes by Scott Solter (Black Background, ASCAP)
Mastered by Steve Berson at Total Sonic Media
Original Artwork “Exodus/Ascent” by Rohner Segnitz
Design by Vanessa No Heart
Original Recordings: Pearls, Cake, Ink, Jim Zipper, Knife Points
From the “Broken Arm Trio” CD (SkipStone003, 2008)
Personnel: Erik Friedlander, cello; Michael Sarin, drums; Trevor Dunn, bass.


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Erik Friedlander New York, New York

Cellist Erik Friedlander is a prolific solo artist, bandleader and film composer. Having been a sought after studio musician and improviser in New York’s downtown music scene for years, Friedlander has recently become well known for his work scoring film and television. He most recently scored an episode of Matthew Weiner’s (Mad Men) new show The Romanoffs in the fall of 2018. ... more

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