"Somaphone 6: Instrumentals"
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11. Brighter Than Sunshine Instrumental
12. In the Morning Instrumental
13. In Bloom Instrumental
14. The Boy With the Thorn in His Side Instrumental
15. I Bleed Instrumental
16. Bruises Instrumental
17. Strange Instrumental
18. Creep Instrumental
19. The Way I Am Instrumental
10. Grace Cathedral Hill Instrumental
11. Happiness Instrumental
12. Such Great Heights Instrumental
13. Holland, 1945 Instrumental
14. Gronlandic Edit Instrumental
15. You Must Be Out of Your Mind Instrumental
16. Weary Memory Instrumental
17. Gone For Good Instrumental
18. Love and Logic Instrumental
19. Brighter Than Sunshine Instrumental ALTERNATIVE
20. In the Morning Instrumental ALTERNATIVE
More About This Album:
Conceived, Performed, and Recorded by Graham “proGrammar” Mackenzie
Mix Engineered by Stewart Hidalgo
Mastered by Timothy Stollenwerk
Photographs by Brandon Fernandez
Graphic Design by Carl Bean-Larson
Thanks to all of the artists listed above who put the stamp of their hearts and souls onto this work. And to my friends, family, and lovers for supporting me through this seemingly-neverending, sanity-taxing, tinnitus-inducing process.
Special thanks to: Kevin Suggs for divulging the model, and tuning, of pedal steel he used on “Gone For Good”, along with key aspects of his recording process. Dave Depper for teaching me the difference between a slide guitar and a pedal steel, as well as all the other talented musicians who were willing to take a look at the question. All the talented vocalists who were willing to consider adding their voices to the songs (although I just ended up doing everything myself.) All the talented producers who were willing to consider mixing the album. Deirdre Lyons-Keefe, and Tim Perry for suggesting songs. Tim, again, for very kindly listening to multiple rough mixes and providing encouraging feedback along the way, and for, along with Daniel Hunt and Danielle Frandina, trying to hypothesize in a very gentle way exactly why I might be such an abysmal self-promoter and fundraiser. Kevin Freeny for helping me work through some music video ideas. My neighbors for putting up with the noise. Stewart Hidalgo for graciously tolerating my endless additions, revisions, and requests that we attempt to get one step closer to perfection; I cannot thank you enough for your incredible patience, my friend. Vincenzo LoRusso for providing tips on how to improve my recording quality after the last Somaphone record, and for introducing me to Stewart. Lionel Reinert for the equipment hook-up. Alexis Mackenzie for introducing me to Carl. Phen Ebinger, Claudia Gonson, Michele Harrison, and Karena Youtz for helping me procure mechanical licenses. Jeff and Noga of Santa Monica via Airbnb. And especially all of the brilliant songwriters!
Extra special thanks, for their generous financial support, go to Luis Cuesta, Danielle Keller, Tyler Lansford, Al Mackenzie, Kenneth Mackenzie, Laura Mackenzie, Margaret Mackenzie, Mark Mackenzie, Mary Mackenzie, Susan Mackenzie, Stefanos Marnerides, Adam Michelson, Catherine Mix, Louise Paquette, Ann Paquette-Lukens, Ashley Paul, Timothy Perry, and Sianna Ziegler. Thank you all so much; your support means the world to me!