Secrets Of The 45
Like an old friend, this familiar buzz has been present in my life for years, setting rhythm to my workday. I decided to make its warm, enveloping orchestra of hums, hisses, gurgles into a pleasant ambient album – with help of effect pedals and analog processing.”
-Secrets Of The 45
And there you have it, a set of droning, ever-morphing etudes based on a hum of a coffeemaker. Each piece paints the noise in a slightly different shade, mirroring different stages of the wake cycle (or the “wake bell” as the album cover depicts) – from the hushed whalesong of “drowning in drowsy” to the urgent, stuttering “c16f” with hisses and sirens going off to give the listener a good waking kick.