/
  • Streaming + Download

    Includes unlimited streaming via the free Bandcamp app, plus high-quality download in MP3, FLAC and more.
    Purchasable with gift card

      $10 USD  or more

     

  • Compact Disc (CD) + Digital Album

    Limited handpainted, signed and numbered 1st edition (of 13) of CONVERGENCE by Tim Motzer & Jeremy Carlstedt. For the CONVERGENCE physical edition, there are 13 exsquisite unique one-of-a-kind handpainted covers (5in x 10in) acrylic on white gatefold cardboard with white CD, album credits with titles on paper, download/stream upon purchase—all enclosed in a resealable plastic sleeve with round sticker. All covers are painted, signed, and numbered of 13 by Tim Motzer. Grab them quick!

    Includes unlimited streaming of Convergence via the free Bandcamp app, plus high-quality download in MP3, FLAC and more.
    ships out within 2 days
    edition of 13  5 remaining

      $40 USD or more 

     

  • Full Digital Discography

    Get all 44 1k Recordings releases available on Bandcamp and save 25%.

    Includes unlimited streaming via the free Bandcamp app, plus high-quality downloads of Convergence, Channels, Vanishing, Rapture, Hex Variations [scores and deconstructions], eidolon, Luminous, Coming Down For Air, and 36 more. , and , .

    Purchasable with gift card

      $261.75 USD or more (25% OFF)

     

1.
2.
12:15
3.
4.
10:24

about

Tim Motzer - acoustic/electric guitar, electronics, percussion
Jeremy Carlstedt - drums, mbira, turntable, electronics

“I‘ve been playing with Jeremy Carlstedt for close to 20 years; he‘s family, one of my closest friends, and one of New York‘s most imaginative drummers. It is no secret he is a protegé of the late drum master Chico Hamilton having spent 10 years of recording and touring with him. Jeremy & I have recorded, toured, and played together more times than I can remember over the years, and we’ve always had a special chemistry. We've worked on many projects together including our band, Orion Tango, which is currently finishing our third album.

Convergence, is our new duo album, recorded live last year in Greenpoint, Brooklyn (at my pop-up art exhibition & music residency at Areté). Our 40-minute set contains all the magic and imaginative musical dialogue that I am talking about. I love playing with Jeremy (in any context), but our duo conversations are very special ones. We released Moonstone, a few years back on 1k—our first duo recording, and I guested on his album, Stars Are Far, where we improvise two duo pieces together amongst the quartet readings of his songs. Convergence is a return and evolution of our unique improvisational language. In the directness of our improvisations we spur each other to greater heights, we have fun, we listen, we dive off metaphorical cliffs, and somewhere along the way manage to express a wide range of emotional states, and sounds evoking the world we live in—ecological, social, political, historical, and spiritual. Each piece on this record is a thrilling sonic and rhythmic journey, and leaves me with a sense of hope, wonder, and inspiration on the road to our collective planetary future. I am so happy this exciting concert was documented and is now available to share with you. We hope you enjoy. Thank you for your support.” Tim Motzer

"Convergence' by Tim Motzer and percussionist Jeremy Carlstedt features four pieces recorded live in Brooklyn in 2018. It's a improv-based effort that captures this duo's multi-year ESP-like connection in full flight. Mercurial, crunchy, ambient, and engaging." Anil Prasad, Innerviews


Recorded in Greenpoint, Brooklyn New York March 3, 2018 during Tim Motzer's music residency and pop-up art exhibition at Arete. Mixed and mastered by Eric Bogacz at Spice House, Philadelphia 2019. Cover painting by Tim Motzer.

Downloads at 44/24. Flac.


Thanks to eventide, pigtronix, bosphorus, vater.

© ℗ 2019 1k Recordings Inc
Music by Tim Motzer & Jeremy Carlstedt
Music published by one k music co (BMI)
All rights reserved. catalogue # 1k044

credits

released July 13, 2019

license

all rights reserved

tags

about

1k Recordings Philadelphia, Pennsylvania

1K RECORDINGS
is an eclectic Philadelphia label run by guitarist Tim Motzer with a catalogue of genre-defying releases of solo works and collaborations from the avante-garde to art pop.

Celebrating 19 years!!
... more

contact / help

Contact 1k Recordings

Streaming and
Download help

Redeem code

If you like Convergence, you may also like: