ren walters

 digital audio files and links to sonic material made largely over the past two decades

sonic   material

current 2021: remote collaborations, is the result of the real world event being postponed. Check the progress clicking here.
click the links below to listen to audio files from:
I use the term SLOW IMPROVISATION in place of composition to describe the works presented below. Most of these sound files came to be as they are through improvisatory processes applied at junctures over the course of months or years, until a decision to stop occurred.
Nowhere To Go (2019 - 2021)
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RW - semi-acoustic bass violin, percussion, programming. Recorded at Rupanyup studio, October 2019. (started 2019 completed 2021)

Nowhere To Go (2nd movement) (2020 - 2021)
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RW - percussion, programming. Recorded at Rupanyup studio, April 2020. Scott McConnachie alto sax (improvised performance recorded 16 February, 2021) 

precious resources(2019 - 2021)
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Simone de Haan - trombone. RW - semi-acoustic bass violin, percussion, acoustic steel string guitar, programming. Recorded at Rupanyup studio, October 2019. 

the hand that moved(2019 - 2021)
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RW - semi-acoustic bass violin, voice, words, programming. Recorded at Rupanyup studio, April 2019. Dedicated to the inspiration and enduring relation with David Tolley. 

as far as the eye can see(2019 - 2020)
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RW - nylon string guitar, programming. 

continuous exposure(2019 - 2021)
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RW - semi-acoustic bass violin, percussion, acoustic steel string guitar, programming. Recorded at Rupanyup studio, October 2019.

unobstructed view(2018 - 2020)
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RW - nylon string guitar, programming. Recorded at Rupanyup studio, November 2018. 

Transitory Mutation 1(2016 - 2021)
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RW - voice, guitar, percussion, programming. Simone de Haan - trombone (independent improvisations, recorded  8.7.21). Initial recordings at Rupanyup studio, 2016.

darkest green(2019 - 2021)
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RW - voice, programming, words (text excerpt from ‘A PLAY’). Recorded at Rupanyup studio, April 2019.

fields of the indiscernible(2018 - 2020)
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RW - acoustic nylon string guitar, semi-acoustic bass, programming (2018)