Since the whole session was recorded through an analog tape, which had only 30 minutes duration, we divided the session into two focused sets with a brief interval for switching the tape. This contributed to the retro feeling whilst playing, the way musicians would have recorded before they introduced digital recording. Nothing compares to the quality of analog tape enhancing the warm sound of the bass.
The atmosphere in the room during the recording session was electrifying! The audience was asked to remain as quiet as possible so as not to interrupt the recording. This allowed for an even more attentive audience and it created such an immense energy. The sheer intensity of this silence and the effect it had on my playing is what inspired me to call the album “Pin Drop”. This rare experience of quiet before applause is something a musician rarely has the privilege to encounter.
I’ve learned so much during this experience. I believe it has sharpened my performance, improved my ability to really understand what it means to be in the moment and for this I am very grateful”. – Adam Ben Ezra
02. Silk Road
04. Dear Prudence
05. Brown Piano
06. Can’t Stop Running
08. India Time
10. Lord of Forgiveness
All music composed and arranged by Adam Ben Ezra, aside from:
- Dear Prudence (Composed by Lennon-McCartney, arranged by Adam Ben Ezra)
- Lord of Forgiveness (Jewish traditional composition, arranged by Adam Ben Ezra)
Recorded by Little Konzett at Little Big Beat Studios - Eschen/Liechtenstein
Mixed and mastered by Little Konzett at Little Big Beat Studios – Weiler/Austria
Technical assistant: Kerim Bachmann
Production assistants: Olivia König & Anna Salcher
Photography: Matthias Rhomberg
Cinematography: Marco Rusch, Johannes Kogler, Bernhard Samson, Petre Mathislav, Chris Laine.
Video editing: Marco Rusch
Graphic Design: YONIL www.yonil.com
Print production: Victor Levin
Love and support: Natalie Ben Ezra
Pin Drop – DIGITAL, CD, VINYL or BUNDLE. You get the complete digital album now, plus the pdf liner notes. CD’s ship out in 2 days! Vinyl preorders ship out by early July 2017.