persono is a Latin word and loosely translated it means "something created through sound" or at least that's what I was told.
Why I'm Leaving Soon was an experiment in recording an improvised jam session between Shane Lynch and myself to tape. I liked the results, so after overdubbing a little keyboards and bass guitar -- also improvised and done in one take -- and a minimal amount of editing, the tracks were properly mixed and mastered.
released June 25, 2009
Josh McNorton played electric guitar, synthesizers, effects and Kaoss Pad.
Shane Lynch played drums.
Peter Carruthers played bass on "Light Show!"
Tom Dobrzanski played organ on "Time is Something New."
"It's Important" contains a recording of a real conversation from 2006.
Guitars and drums were recorded to tape in one take on April 2, 2009, by students of the Pacific Audio Visual Institute at Blue Wave Studios in Vancouver, under the tutelage of Shawn Cole.
Keyboards and bass were recorded and editing was done on June 5, 2009, by Tom Dobrzanski and Josh McNorton at Vertical Studios in Vancouver.
Final editing and mixing was done by Shawn Cole and Josh McNorton on June 11 and 15, 2009, at FaderMaster Studios in Vancouver.
Mastering was done by Joao Carvalho on June 22, 2009, at Joao Carvalho Mastering in Toronto.
Envisioned, Composed and Produced by Josh McNorton.
All sounds were improvised.