Archive Monthly Archives: July 2015

Silvia Nakkach – Liminal

Produced by Todd Boston — Liminal conveys a sense of unbounded space, a state in between states, with original music not attached to any particular form. The album is a sound journey inspired by the impermanence of the life of clouds. It invites a more open listening experience where time is dilated and carefully crafted as the space between sound and silence, and density and sparseness. Atmospheres of abstract sound merge with sparks of melodic expression, both spontaneously arising, meeting and dissolving. The musicians choose to not dwell in the center of the music, but rather as another listener. In the aural continuum, the human element becomes part of the ambience finding a new field of possibilities listening and playing with the environment itself.

https://silvianakkach.bandcamp.com


All Song Composed and Arranged by Silvia Nakkach and Todd Boston

Produced by Todd BostonExecutive Producer – Silvia Nakkach Recorded and Engineered by Todd Boston @ Magic Cottage Studios, Lagunitas CA. Mastered November 2015 by Michael Romanowski @ Coast Mastering Studios, Berkeley CACover Art Design by Shara GardnerPhotography by Silvia Nakkach (front/back cover) and Andrea Boston (inside cover) Musicians:Silvia Nakkach – Vocals, Piano, Sound DesignTodd Boston – Guitar, Piano, Keyboards, GuitarViol, Sound DesignDavid Darling – VioloncelloJeff Oster – Flugelhorn, TrumpetVal Serrant – Percussion, Voice

Change is Inevitable

Change is inevitable.  In our ever-expanding Universe we can rely solely on the reality that change happens constantly throughout eternity in every moment.

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We know this because of simple laws and our understanding of how the Universe works.  We can try to capture the moment in a memory, photograph, video or song but even the experience of viewing that moment is changing.  Every time we look at the object again our perception has changed and we are not the same person we were when we originally captured that moment so it can never be the same again.

Music has always been a great teacher of change.  It is always expanding, always changing in every moment, never the same and demands that you listen to every moment literally as if you have never heard it before, fresh, aware, alert and present.

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One of the best tools to experience this constantly changing Universe we live in is Meditation.  By being still, focusing on our breath and listening, we relate to this moment as it is.  We can watch the subtlety of change and observe it while practicing non attachment.

This allows us to accept the moment purely for what it is, a moment.  Then, we can respond to it from a place of understanding that it is impermanent. If we are patient it will change in the next moment, the next pulse, the next note, the next breath, inevitably it will change.

Air, Water, Food, Sun, Music, Love…We are all One!

~ TB

www.ToddBoston.com