Expanse

by Historian

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Historian's third album Expanse is a moody, melancholy, string-laden record that echoes the great modern orchestral albums, such as Sea Change, Automatic for the People and Velvet Underground’s quieter self-titled album. The album maintains a unique balance of pastoral space folk and lush arrangements, accented by string quartet Quartetto Fantastico.

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released October 20, 2017

Recorded and mixed by Be Hussey at Comp-NY, Glendale, CA

Produced by Chris Karman and Be Hussey, except “Small Compromise” and “I Need a Future” produced by Chris Karman, Richard Conti and Be Hussey.

Mastered by Jeff Lipton at Peerless Mastering, Boston, MA
Assistant Mastering Engineer: Maria Rice

All songs written by Chris Karman (Bleeding Solar Power Music, ASCAP)

String arrangements on “Small Compromise” and “I Need a Future” by Richard Conti

Historian:

Chris Karman – vocals, guitar, synth, piano, organ
John Bottrell – bass, synth bass
Pae Boonsirichai - synth
Ennio Liverani - drums

Additional musicians:

Richard Conti – saxophone, piano, bass clarinet

Strings by Quartetto Fantastico:
Pete Jacobson - cello
Miguel Atwood-Ferguson - viola
Chris Woods - violin
Paul Cartwright – violin

Design by Leslie Andrew Ridings
www.LeslieAndrewRidings.com

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Historian Los Angeles, California

HISTORIAN is the brainchild of Chris Karman. Somewhere between post-rock and Kid A. It's spacey rock that won't leave you with that awkward feeling of visiting an abstract art installation you just don't get. He writes songs that have mass appeal with a nod to the avant-garde. ... more

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