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Myriad is released!

Buy the cassette at the Touch Shop (Europe) or, buy it at Forced Exposure (U.S.A.) “Myriad” is a piece of music that contains 10,000 tracks of recorded audio.  While 10,000 tracks was the original goal born out of a curious naiveté, it became apparent to me through the recording process that I was exploring something […]

Cosa Brava “The Letter” review from prog archives

This Prog Archives review by frippism is quite glowing, in particular in reference to my work on the newest Cosa Brava album. Here’s some excerpts from the review: “I’d say, though, that probably the strongest element this album has is its production. The Norman Conquest, as he calls himself, manages to give the album such […]

split LP- The Norman Conquest “nadir” + Agnes Szelag “ZENIT”

find it on vinyl LP here or digitally and here’s an excerpt of nadir


Myriad is a post-apocalyptic love story comprised of 10,000 tracks of recorded audio, yielding a great wall of sound. Unfolding over 31 minutes, the piece features over 150 performers on 200+ instruments including the Persian santur, various ARP/Buchla/Moog analog synthesizers, gamelans (handmade by Lou Harrison), classical strings, tympani, harpsichord, and percussion. Myriad is performed by a veritable “world orchestra”, creating the […]

a couple more releases!

an album (titled “la chambre claire”) by my dear friend/amazing pianist/composer quentin sirjacq that we recorded in france back in january of 2009 will be released in september on the new french label brocoli records!  check his myspace page for samples! one last thing, my friend kristine barrett just released her two part opera via […]