We've updated our Terms of Use. You can review the changes here.

The Great Expanse

by Tim Motzer

  • 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




Tim Motzer - guitars, electronics, bow

Released on Halloween night, October 31, 2020.
This long-form recording comes from TM's Isolation Broadcast that happened live late night on April 17, 2020 during the early lockdown. This particular improvisation is exploring both challenging and beauitiful sonic densities, Many things came through during this concert—navigating wide-ranging psychological landscapes, unknown sounds and dark atmospheres previously unexplored. (57 minutes). Thanks so much for your support.


released November 1, 2020

Recorded and mixed by Tim Motzer
Mastered by Eric Bogacz at 1k, October 31, 2020

Cover painting, The Great Expanse, by Tim Motzer (12in x 9in, acrylic)
Available for sale in merch:


© ℗ 2020 1k Recordings
Published by one k music co (BMI)
catalogue #: 1k048

"as heard in my own experience . . . . this is music that is both wrenching and real . . . . hard music that articulates the experience of being on a bridge that is being built between what used to work and what is becoming to work . . . . utter, strong, and necessary music."
- steven leak


all rights reserved



1k Recordings Philadelphia, Pennsylvania

is an eclectic Philadelphia-based boutique label run by guitarist, composer, and producer Tim Motzer. The catalogue features genre-defying solo releases and adventurous collaborations, spanning ambient soundscapes to art pop and beyond.

"A catalog of music that is as unique as it is unpredictable."
- WXPN, The Key

Celebrating 20+ years #1k2020
... more

contact / help

Contact 1k Recordings

Streaming and
Download help

Redeem code

Report this album or account

If you like The Great Expanse, you may also like: