Old news, better late than never

It was over a year ago that Steve Combs and Simon Mathewson hatched the idea to put together an album of collaborative pieces by contributors to Free Music Archive. The group got dubbed Freeharmonic Orchestra, and an album was released…


Release party

On Sunday, May 8, we ushered the new album into the world with a small listening party for artists and influencers. You can access the music here, or directly from Free Music Archive.


Plumb Abysm – album details

The new album, Plum Abysm, has been virtually completed. A couple new photos have been added to the home page slider, showing the same toy that adorns the album cover. In one, the happy little creature perches on the very edge of a…


Plumb Abysm release date

The new Unthunk album, entitled Plumb Abysm, is scheduled for release on May 10, following a reveal/listening party for the musicians and their influencers on May 8. The album takes the point of view of characters Delver and Amanda, with…


Recording project nears completion

The upcoming Unthunk album will be called Plumb Abysm, with 12 tracks planned for inclusion. There are five instrumental tracks, which are completed. Four of the songs are also complete. All but one of the core set of pieces are…


Recording progress

Its hard to celebrate getting momentum, but that’s the biggest news as recording progresses. We have finished 3 of 12 pieces, with others in various states of completion. One new piece just got added to the track list. It is…


Recording started for new album

After finishing the scores for this last batch of pieces, it didn’t take long until I had only a dim memory of what they were about. I know I had a germ of an idea that was to be captured through…


New album progress

Work is in progress for a new album. I have completed scores that will form the basis for the new work. There’s about 45 min worth of material, and we’re moving toward recording. Most of the folks that have recorded…


Album release

On Saturday, April 18, there was an Unthunk album release party for Jumblesque. It was a modest affair: a few musical colleagues, including project contributors, came over to listen to the album. It struck me how unnatural it is for…


Want higher resolution?

Free Music Archive distributes music in mp3 format, which is fine for casual listening. If you’d like higher resolution files, get in touch, and we can provide pieces in other formats, such as Apple Lossless (.m4a)