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Deep State

by embral

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Released by Personal Archives [PA//134]:

'Deep State' is the fourth full-length studio release from embral (embral.org), the critically acclaimed duo of Charles Shriner (dRachEmUsiK / Indianapolis, IN) and Adam Holquist (onewayness / Erie, PA).

Built from building blocks developed over 10 days of live improvisations, 'Deep State' is a socio-political statement about the nature of truth, perception and interpretation, in the form of two widely traveling longform pieces.


released June 18, 2019

embral is:
Adam Holquist - guitars, tapes, devices, analog & digital synthesis
Charles Shriner - electronic wind instrument, controllers, analog & digital synthesis

Recorded May 2018 at MCSD Studio by Charles Shriner with Adam Holquist

Mixed and mastered at MCSD Studio

Design by Arnie Benton

For Heather Heyer. For Uncle Benny. For Hardy Fox.

Please visit embral.org

(c) 2019 Adam Holquist & Charles Shriner / Onomastic Industries (ASCAP / Naked Face Publishing (ASCAP)




embral Indianapolis, Indiana

embral is the duo of Adam Holquist (onewayness / Erie, PA) and Charles Shriner (dRachEmUsiK / Indianapolis, IN).

Their music draws influence from ambient, drone, dub, noise, electroacoustic music, modal jazz, non-idiomatic improvisation, and a variety of other musical and non-musical sources.
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